The Big Sit! 2012 Statistics

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Team Information: Derby Hill

Captain: Andrew Weber
Location: Pulaski, New York (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Common Loon Gavia imme
  2. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
  3. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  4. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  5. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  6. Brant Branta bernicla
  7. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  8. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  9. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  10. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  11. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  12. Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis
  13. Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  14. Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
  15. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  16. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  17. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  18. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  19. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  20. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  21. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  22. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  23. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  24. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  25. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  26. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  27. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  28. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  29. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  30. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  31. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  32. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  33. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  34. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  35. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  36. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  37. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  38. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  39. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  40. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  41. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  42. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  43. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  44. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  45. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  46. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  47. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  48. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  49. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  50. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  51. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  52. House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Team Notes

Participants: Drew Weber, Bill Purcell, Stefan Karkuff, Wayne Fidler, Kevin McGann, Rose DeNeve

Weather: rainy in the morning, partly cloudy in the afternoon. Stiff south winds most of the day.

Location: Derby Hill Bird Observatory

Time At Location: 12 hours

With the strong south winds there were no thrushes or sparrows flying overhead before dawn. Waterfowl flight was limited and mostly during the rainy morning. Raptors were grounded until it started to dry out late in the day.

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