The Big Sit! 2012 Statistics

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Team Information: Tadoussac OOT

Captain: Samuel Denault
Location: Tadoussac, Quebec (Canada)

Team Checklist

  1. Common Loon Gavia imme
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  4. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
  5. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  6. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  7. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  8. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  9. Greater Scaup Aythya marila
  10. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  11. Common Eider Somateria mollissima
  12. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  13. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  14. Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  15. Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
  16. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  17. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  18. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  19. Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
  20. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  21. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  22. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  23. Merlin Falco columbarius
  24. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  25. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  26. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  27. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  28. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  29. Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus
  30. Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
  31. Razorbill Alca torda
  32. Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle
  33. American Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides dorsalis
  34. Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus
  35. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  36. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  37. Gray Jay Perisoreus canadensis
  38. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  39. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  40. Common Raven Corvus corax
  41. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  42. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  43. Boreal Chickadee Poecile hudsonicus
  44. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  45. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  46. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  47. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  48. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  49. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  50. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  51. Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
  52. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  53. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  54. American Tree Sparrow Spizelloides arborea
  55. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  56. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  57. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  58. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  59. Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
  60. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  61. Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator
  62. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  63. White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
  64. Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
  65. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  66. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  67. Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus
  68. Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis
  69. Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides
  70. American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica

Team Notes

Weather: Maximum: 5 degrees Celsius, northwestern winds

Location: Tadoussac (dunes)

Time At Location: 8 hours

Anecdotes:
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher is an uncommon vagrant over here. Best bird of the day. We were also able to get a good variety of boreal species.


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