The Big Sit! 2010 Statistics

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Team Information: The open sky

Captain: Matthew Mills
Location: Dundas, Ontario (Canada)

Team Checklist

  1. Common Loon Gavia imme
  2. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  3. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  4. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  5. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  6. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  7. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  8. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  9. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  10. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  11. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  12. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  13. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  14. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  15. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  16. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  17. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  18. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  19. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  20. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  21. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  22. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  23. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  24. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  25. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  26. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  27. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  28. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  29. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  30. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  31. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  32. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  33. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  34. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  35. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  36. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  37. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  38. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  39. House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Team Notes

Participants: Matthew Mills

Weather: Sunny, light to moderate West winds. Warm. High to 23 C.

Location: St. Augustines Cemetery, Dundas, ON, Canada

Time At Location: 3.25 hours

Notes:
Some passerine migration overhead - a few Purple Finches, Pipits, a Horned Lark, some Red-winged Blackbirds. Late in the day a few Kettles of Vultures came into the valley and milled around before going to roost (about 40 birds). Some Red-tailed Hawk migration. A large flock of juncos in the area with a few sparrows and kinglets, etc. mixed in. A Fox Sparrow was a very nice surprise.

Anecdotes:
Watched from 8-1030 am and 445-530 pm. Species seen in area but not from circle: Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 (flew over circle) Nashville Warbler 1 Hairy Woodpecker 1 warbler sp (orange crowned?) 1


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