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: Rondeau Watchers

Captain: Ric Mcarthur
Location: Morpeth, Ontario (Canada)

Team Checklist

  1. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  2. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  3. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  4. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  5. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  6. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  7. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  8. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  9. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  10. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  11. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  12. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  13. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  14. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  15. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  16. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  17. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  18. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  19. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  20. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  21. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  22. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  23. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  24. Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
  25. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  26. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  27. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  28. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  29. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  30. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  31. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  32. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  33. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  34. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  35. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  36. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  37. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  38. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  39. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis

Team Notes

Participants: Ric McArthur, Anne McArthur

Weather: overcast, light winds, 68F

Location: 17372 Lakeshore Rd Morpeth Ontario

Time At Location: 6 hours

Notes:
Good activity early morning and again around 4 to 6 pm.

Anecdotes:
We birded from our armchairs in our living room concentrating on a small water feature in the yard. A week earlier in a practice round we had over 40 species including 12 warbler species and a scarlet tanager. What a difference a week makes.


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