The Big Sit! 2012 Statistics

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Team Information: PetersPeregrines

Captain: Gigi Gerben
Location: pittsburgh , Pennsylvania (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  2. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  3. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  4. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  5. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  6. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  7. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  8. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  9. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  10. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  11. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  12. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  13. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  14. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  15. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  16. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  17. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  18. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  19. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  20. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  21. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  22. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  23. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  24. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  25. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  26. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  27. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  28. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  29. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  30. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  31. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  32. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  33. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Team Notes

Participants: PetersPeregrines

Weather: Low of 58 at 5 AM; high of 76 by 4 PM, wind gusts to 38 MPH

Location: Backyard south of Pittsburgh

Time At Location: 13 hours

Got an earlier start on Big Sit than expected when two Great-horned Owls hooting in the backyard got me outside to listen for over half an hour. Original plan was to do Big Sit at Presque Isle State Park, but since we had a sick team member it was easy to set up on the deck. Highlights (after the owls): Two hunting hawks, one a Cooper's and one a Sharp-shinned.

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