The Big Sit! 2010 Statistics

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Team Information: Cardinals

Captain: Larry Bausher
Location: New Haven, Connecticut (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  4. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  5. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  6. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  7. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  8. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  9. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  10. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  11. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  12. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  13. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  14. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  15. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  16. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  17. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  18. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  19. Common Raven Corvus corax
  20. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  21. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  22. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  23. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  24. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  25. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  26. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  27. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  28. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  29. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  30. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Team Notes

Participants: Larry Bausher

Weather: Clear, sunny, 41-65 degrees

Location: East Rock Park, footbridge over Mill River

Time At Location: 7 hours

This was my seventh BIG SIT dating back to 2001, and 30 species was an all time record for this circle. First time birds: Dark-eyed Junco, Hermit Thrush, Ruby-crowned Kinglet Other notables: Common Raven, Swamp Sparrow, Wood Duck

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