The Big Sit! 2016 Statistics

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Team Information: DudleyDowright

Captain: Helen Wright-north
Location: Dayton, Ohio (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  2. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  3. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  4. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  5. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  6. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  7. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  8. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  9. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  10. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  11. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  12. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  13. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  14. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  15. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  16. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  17. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  18. Merlin Falco columbarius
  19. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  20. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  21. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  22. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  23. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  24. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  25. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  26. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  27. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  28. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  29. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  30. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  31. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  32. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  33. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  34. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  35. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  36. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  37. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  38. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  39. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  40. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  41. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  42. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  43. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  44. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  45. Bay-breasted Warbler Setophaga castanea
  46. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  47. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  48. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  49. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  50. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  51. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  52. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  53. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  54. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens

Team Notes

Participants: Helen, Bill, Anne, Darryl, Lawrene, Bethany, Lynn, Neal

Weather: Clear and windy

Location: Trump (No Relation) Estates, Dayton, Ohio

Time At Location: 24 hours

Notes:
We saw three types of thrushes eating from the dogwood trees! We had three red-breasted nuthatches on the same spruce tree. Early morning brought three Cooper's hawks and a sharp-shinned engaging one another, with a broad-winged hawk bringing up the rear. A trio of sparring red-breasted nuthatches delighted the group. At one point a merlin on the wing cleared the skies.

Anecdotes:
As the cold front descended mid-sit, our campfire became more appreciated. The Kentucky Burgoo -- two types! -- and quinoa salad kept us warm. We found much to discuss and much to laugh about, because THAT'S HOW THE DUDLEY DOWRIGHTS ROLL.


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