The Big Sit! 2018 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: Baugwatchers

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

Team Checklist

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  3. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  4. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  5. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  6. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  7. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  8. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  9. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  10. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  11. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  12. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  13. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  14. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  15. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  16. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  17. Barred Owl Strix varia
  18. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  19. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  20. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  21. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  22. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  23. Merlin Falco columbarius
  24. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  25. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  26. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  27. Common Raven Corvus corax
  28. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  29. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  30. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  31. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  32. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  33. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  34. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  35. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  36. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  37. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  38. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  39. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  40. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  41. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  42. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  43. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  44. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  45. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  46. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  47. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  48. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  49. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  50. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  51. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  52. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  53. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  54. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  55. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  56. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  57. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  58. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  59. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  60. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  61. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  62. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  63. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  64. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii

Team Notes

Participants: Robert Dixon, Jason Rieger, Doug Warner, Bob Beaumont, Aaron Bourque, Tim Thompson, Dylan Pedro

Weather: Low - 36 H - 58 Mix of sun and clouds with nice northerly breeze midday.

Location: Quinebaug Fish Hatchery, Central Village , Connecticut

Time At Location: 5:15 am - 7:00 pm 13 hrs 45 mins

Perfect weather made for a great day after a washout last year. Record 64 species with 9 new species for our Big Sit location. A few highlights were two Cackling Geese, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, multiple Red-breasted Nuthatches and two flyover Northern Shovelers.

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