The Big Sit! 2012 Statistics

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Team Information: Copps and Robbins

Captain: Andrea Robbins
Location: Tuftonboro, New Hampshire (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  4. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  5. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  6. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  7. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  8. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  9. Bufflehead Bucephala albeola
  10. Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  11. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  12. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  13. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  14. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  15. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  16. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  17. Merlin Falco columbarius
  18. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  19. Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus
  20. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  21. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  22. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  23. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  24. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  25. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  26. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  27. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  28. Common Raven Corvus corax
  29. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  30. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  31. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  32. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  33. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  34. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  35. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  36. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  37. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  38. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  39. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  40. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  41. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  42. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  43. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  44. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  45. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  46. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  47. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  48. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  49. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  50. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  51. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  52. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  53. Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus

Team Notes

Participants: Andrea Robbins and George Robbins

Weather: 28 degrees to 50 degrees, mostly clear, calm to start, then NW winds 10 mph gusting to 25 mph from 7 am to 2 pm

Location: Copps Pond viewing platform

Time At Location: 5:40 am to 4:40 pm, 11 hours

This was our first Big Sit at this location, and we definitely enjoyed ourselves. The weather was very cold, and the gusty winds definitely hurt our species total because we could not hear well for most of the time. Despite the hearing handicap, we were impressed with our total of 53 species (which beat by one a Big Sit we did in Maryland last year.)

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