The Big Sit! 2012 Statistics

These statistics reflect information submitted by reporting circles. As teams continue to report their Big Sit! results, the statistics on this page will change to reflect up-to-the-minute information.

Team Information: Patuxent Whoopers

Captain: Jessica Helmbold
Location: Laurel, Maryland (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  2. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  3. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  4. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  5. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  6. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  7. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  8. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  9. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  10. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  11. Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
  12. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  13. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  14. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  15. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  16. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  17. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  18. Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus
  19. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  20. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  21. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  22. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  23. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  24. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  25. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  26. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  27. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  28. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  29. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  30. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  31. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  32. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  33. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  34. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  35. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  36. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  37. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  38. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  39. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  40. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  41. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Team Notes

Participants: 30

Weather: Sunny and 60s

Location: Patuxent Research Refuge - National Wildlife Visitor Center

Time At Location: 6.5 hrs

We had a lot of participation this year when we combined the big sit with the annual Patuxent Wildlife Festival. There must have been about 30 participants throughout the day.

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