The Big Sit! 2012 Statistics

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Team Information: Sherburne Savanna Sitters

Captain: Betsy Beneke
Location: Zimmerman, Minnesota (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  4. Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator
  5. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  6. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  7. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  8. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  9. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  10. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  11. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  12. Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
  13. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  14. Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
  15. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  16. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  17. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  18. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  19. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  20. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  21. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  22. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  23. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  24. Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor
  25. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  26. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  27. Common Raven Corvus corax
  28. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  29. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  30. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  31. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  32. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  33. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  34. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  35. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  36. Harris's Sparrow Zonotrichia querula
  37. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  38. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  39. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  40. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  41. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  42. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Team Notes

Participants: B. Beneke, D. Stucki, J. Conley, K. Brennen, S. Schmidt, P. Makousky

Weather: COLD 50's, low 60's, windy

Location: Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge headquarters

Time At Location: 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

A great day birding with refuge volunteers and friends, even though it was windy and cold. Wind kept the number of species down. Lots of hot coffee consumed!

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