The Big Sit! 2010 Statistics

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Team Information: Silver Sands Sitters

Captain: Stacy Hanks
Location: Milford, Connecticut (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  2. Great Egret Ardea alba
  3. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  4. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  5. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  6. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
  7. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  8. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  9. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  10. Brant Branta bernicla
  11. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  12. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  13. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  14. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  15. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  16. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  17. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  18. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  19. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  20. Merlin Falco columbarius
  21. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  22. Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
  23. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  24. Sanderling Calidris alba
  25. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  26. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  27. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  28. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  29. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  30. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  31. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  32. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  33. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  34. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  35. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  36. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  37. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  38. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  39. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  40. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  41. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  42. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  43. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  44. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  45. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  46. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  47. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  48. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  49. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  50. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  51. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  52. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  53. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  54. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  55. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  56. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  57. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata

Team Notes

Participants: Stacy Hanks,Bernice Lattanzi,Matt Hoyt,Steve and Charla Spector,Marion Aimesbury,Frank and Nancy Ragusa

Weather: Sunny,windy

Location: Silver Sands State Park, Milford,CT

Time At Location: 6 a.m.-3 p.m.

Beautiful Day with a chilly start. Turning windy in the afternoon, making it impossible to hear bird calls in the distance. Had a great time with good friends!

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