The Big Sit! 2015 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: B.W. Surf Scopers

Captain: Frank Gallo
Location: Milford, Connecticut (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Brant Branta bernicla
  2. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  3. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  4. American Wigeon Anas americana
  5. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  6. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  7. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  8. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  9. Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
  10. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  11. Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
  12. Common Loon Gavia imme
  13. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  14. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  15. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  16. Great Egret Ardea alba
  17. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  18. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  19. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
  20. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  21. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  22. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  23. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  24. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  25. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  26. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  27. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  28. Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
  29. Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata
  30. American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
  31. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  32. American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
  33. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  34. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  35. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  36. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  37. Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
  38. Sanderling Calidris alba
  39. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  40. Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
  41. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  42. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  43. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  44. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  45. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  46. Common Tern Sterna hirundo
  47. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  48. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  49. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  50. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  51. Merlin Falco columbarius
  52. Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus
  53. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  54. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  55. Crow sp. Corvis sp.
  56. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  57. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  58. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  59. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  60. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  61. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  62. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  63. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  64. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  65. Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
  66. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  67. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  68. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  69. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  70. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  71. Nelson's Sparrow (formerly Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow) Ammodramus nelsoni
  72. sparrow sp.
  73. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  74. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  75. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  76. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  77. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  78. Dickcissel Spiza americana
  79. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  80. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  81. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  82. Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
  83. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  84. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  85. House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Team Notes

Participants: Tom Murray, Dave Alpeter, Maggie and Jack Perretto, Tina Green

Weather: Sunny,breezy with NW winds shifting to WSW,48-64 degrees.

Location: Milford Point, CT, USA (outer platform)

Time At Location:

B.W.Surf Scopers doing the "Big Sit" at Milford Point. Sunny,breezy with NW winds shifting to WSW, 48-64 degrees. The day began with one of the most beautiful moon rises I've ever seen. What we lacked in species quantity, we made up for in species quality. Thanks to everyone who stopped by to help and lend their support. Special thanks to Tom Murray and Dave Alpeter for bringing coffee and to Maggie and Jack Perretto for bringing pizza near the end of the day. Frank Gallo was out with an injury. Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.0.1 Build 5

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