The Big Sit! 2016 Statistics

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Team Information: Baugwatchers

Captain: Robert Dixon
Location: Central Village, Connecticut (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  3. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  4. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  5. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  6. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  7. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  8. Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
  9. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  10. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  11. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  12. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  13. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  14. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  15. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  16. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  17. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  18. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  19. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  20. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  21. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  22. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  23. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  24. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  25. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  26. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  27. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  28. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  29. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  30. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  31. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  32. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  33. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  34. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  35. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  36. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  37. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  38. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  39. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  40. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  41. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  42. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  43. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  44. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  45. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  46. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  47. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  48. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  49. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  50. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  51. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  52. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  53. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus

Team Notes

Participants: Robert Dixon, Tim Thompson,Jason Reiger, Doug Warner, Bob Beaumont, Linda Dixon.

Weather: Dense morning fog / afternoon showers / low 42 / high 68

Location: Quinebaug Fish Hatchery, Plainfield, Connecticut.

Time At Location: 14 hours, 45 mins. (4:15 am - 7:00 pm).

Not ideal conditions with fog in the morning and rain showers in the afternoon and also very calm. We still managed to observe a respectable 53 species at this inland location which tied are 2015 total. We added nine new species to our 'baug' sit list.

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