The Big Sit! 2016 Statistics

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Team Information: Washtenaw Wingnuts

Captain: Don Chalfant
Location: Whitmore Lake, Michigan (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  3. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  4. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  5. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  6. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  7. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  8. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  9. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  10. American Coot Fulica americana
  11. Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
  12. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  13. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  14. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  15. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  16. Great Egret Ardea alba
  17. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  18. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  19. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  20. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  21. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  22. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  23. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  24. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  25. Barred Owl Strix varia
  26. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  27. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  28. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  29. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  30. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  31. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  32. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  33. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  34. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  35. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  36. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  37. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  38. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  39. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  40. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  41. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  42. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  43. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  44. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  45. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  46. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  47. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  48. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  49. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  50. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  51. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  52. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  53. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  54. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis

Team Notes

Participants: Roger Wykes, Alice Elliott, Paul Chad, Jacco Gelderloos, Sean Bachman, Juliet Berger, Dawn Holloway, Jim Koppin, Don Chalfant

Weather: Clear and sunny. Started the day in the upper 30's and ended in the afternoon in the mid-60's. Very pleasant, especial

Location: Independence Lake, Washtenaw County, MI

Time At Location: 0300-1530

Species count was 54, above our average, but below our record. No new species for the 19-year cumulative list, still 119. Several new participants, though. 19-year cumulative list now 56.

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