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: The Coops

Captain: Steve Mayo
Location: New Haven, Connecticut (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Common Loon Gavia imme
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  4. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  5. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  6. Brant Branta bernicla
  7. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  8. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  9. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  10. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  11. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  12. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  13. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  14. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  15. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  16. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  17. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  18. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  19. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  20. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  21. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  22. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  23. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  24. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  25. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  26. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  27. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  28. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  29. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  30. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  31. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  32. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  33. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  34. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  35. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  36. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  37. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  38. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  39. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  40. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  41. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  42. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  43. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  44. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  45. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  46. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  47. Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus
  48. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  49. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  50. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  51. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  52. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  53. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  54. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  55. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  56. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  57. Merlin Falco columbarius
  58. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  59. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  60. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater

Team Notes

Participants: Jeff Martin, Lynn James, Maria Stockmal, Paul Desjardins, Sol Satin, Steve Mayo et al

Weather: Light NW winds going onshore around noon

Location: LPP Hawk Watch (New Haven, CT)

Time At Location: 8.75 hours

153 total raptors. MANY missed Park birds seen today (ie not from our site) including Am Woodcock, No Cardinal, Song Sparrow, etc.

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