The Big Sit! 2014 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: Lower Columbia Birders

Captain: Mike Patterson
Location: Seaside, Oregon (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Fringillid sp.
  2. Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
  3. Common Loon Gavia imme
  4. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
  5. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  6. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  7. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  8. Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  9. Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  10. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  11. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  12. Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
  13. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  14. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  15. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  16. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  17. Black Turnstone Arenaria melanocephala
  18. Surfbird Calidris virgata
  19. Sanderling Calidris alba
  20. California Gull Larus californicus
  21. Western Gull Larus occidentalis
  22. Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni
  23. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  24. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  25. Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
  26. Mew Gull Larus canus
  27. Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
  28. Common Murre Uria aalge
  29. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  30. Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata
  31. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  32. Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
  33. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  34. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  35. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  36. Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri
  37. Common Raven Corvus corax
  38. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  39. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  40. Pacific Wren Troglodytes pacificus
  41. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  42. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  43. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  44. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  45. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  46. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  47. Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
  48. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  49. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  50. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  51. Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
  52. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  53. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  54. House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Team Notes

Participants: Mike Patterson, Steve Warner, Neal Maine

Weather: Overcast, with intermittent fog

Location: Seltzer Park, Seaside Cove, Seaside, OR

Time At Location: 7:45 to 13:30 (5hrs and 45min)

Notes:
The ocean was particularly angry which, coupled with intermittent fog made for poor ocean viewing conditions. On the plus side, Steve had put up bird feeders earlier in the week which made the sparrow hunting easier.


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