The Big Sit! 2010 Statistics

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Team Information: Ankeny NWR

Captain: Lowell Spring
Location: Jefferson, Oregon (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
  3. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  4. Great Egret Ardea alba
  5. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  6. Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
  7. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  8. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
  9. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  10. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  11. Gadwall Anas strepera
  12. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  13. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  14. Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera
  15. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  16. American Wigeon Anas americana
  17. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  18. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  19. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  20. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  21. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  22. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  23. American Coot Fulica americana
  24. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  25. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  26. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  27. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  28. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  29. Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
  30. California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
  31. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  32. Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina
  33. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  34. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  35. Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus
  36. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  37. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  38. Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
  39. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  40. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  41. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  42. Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
  43. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  44. Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
  45. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Team Notes

Participants: Lowell Spring, Roy Gerig, Tim Johnson

Weather: Rain in morning - clearing from 1 to 2 pm - some sun rest of day

Location: Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon

Time At Location: 9 hours (8:15am to 5:00pm)

For 8 of the 9 hour sit, an adult Peregrine was perched on a snag near viewing circle. It was joined briefly by an immature Peregrine. Enormus numbers of Canada and Cackling Geese in the afternoon. Single Snow Goose mixed in with Canadas.

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