The Big Sit! 2016 Statistics

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Team Information: MERLINZ

Captain: Scott Laurence
Location: Fort Gratiot, Michigan (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  2. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  3. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  4. American Coot Fulica americana
  5. American Tree Sparrow Spizelloides arborea
  6. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  7. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  8. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  9. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  10. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  11. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  12. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  13. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  14. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  15. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  16. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  17. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  18. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  19. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  20. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  21. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  22. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  23. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  24. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  25. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  26. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  27. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  28. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  29. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  30. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  31. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  32. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  33. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  34. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  35. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  36. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  37. Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
  38. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  39. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  40. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  41. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  42. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  43. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  44. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  45. American Robin Turdus migratorius

Team Notes

Participants: Scott Laurence & Marty Torres

Weather: cool and clear

Location: Fort Gratiot - near Fort Gratiot Trail/Kettlewell Pond

Time At Location: Sunday Oct 9 - Midnight to 6pm

Two screech owls flew less than 10 feet overhead during the night. Red-eyed vireo and yellow-rumped warbler should have already migrated.

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