The Big Sit! 2013 Statistics

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Team Information: PetersPeregrines

Captain: Gigi Gerben
Location: pittsburgh , Pennsylvania (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  2. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  3. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  4. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  5. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  6. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  7. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  8. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  9. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  10. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  11. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  12. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  13. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  14. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  15. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  16. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  17. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  18. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  19. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  20. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  21. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  22. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  23. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  24. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  25. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  26. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  27. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  28. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  29. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  30. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  31. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  32. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  33. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  34. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  35. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  36. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  37. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis

Team Notes

Participants: GG, LGK, MK

Weather: Cloudy, 55 degrees, light breeze

Location: Backyard

Time At Location: several hours, off and on, started before sunrise to hear owls

A female Northern Cardinal with a laceration and missing eye showed up below feeder. Blood was clotted and bird was feeding and later flew to tree branch. Larger, brighter Black-capped chickadees easily distinguished by side-by-side comparison with smaller, duller Carolina Chickadees. Purple Finches easily distinguished with side-by-side feeding of House Finches. Non-avian: First bat showed up at 1856.

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