The Big Sit! 2012 Statistics

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Team Information: Warbler Woodland Watchers

Captain: Paulette Scherr
Location: Arrowwood NWR, North Dakota (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
  3. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  4. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  5. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  6. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  7. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  8. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  9. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
  10. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  11. Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
  12. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  13. American Wigeon Anas americana
  14. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  15. Gadwall Anas strepera
  16. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  17. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  18. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  19. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  20. Redhead Aythya americana
  21. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  22. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  23. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  24. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  25. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  26. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  27. American Coot Fulica americana
  28. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  29. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  30. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  31. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  32. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  33. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  34. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  35. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  36. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  37. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  38. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  39. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  40. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  41. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  42. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  43. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  44. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  45. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  46. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  47. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  48. American Tree Sparrow Spizelloides arborea
  49. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  50. Harris's Sparrow Zonotrichia querula
  51. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  52. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  53. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  54. Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
  55. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  56. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  57. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  58. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  59. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  60. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  61. Canvasback Aythya valisineria
  62. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana

Team Notes

Participants: 25

Weather: 30 - 60 degrees, summy with winds 0 - 9 mph.

Location: Arrowwood NWR. Warbler Woodland

Time At Location: 7am - 7pm

Great Day! Great visibility. Birders from Bismarck, Fargo, Jamestown, Carrington and in between. Record number of bird species observed. This was our 6th year and had 5 "Firsts".

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