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: Caroline Blue Birds

Captain: Debby Bennett
Location: Ridgely, Maryland (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  3. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  4. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  5. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  6. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  7. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  8. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  9. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  10. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  11. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  12. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  13. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  14. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  15. White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
  16. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  17. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  18. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  19. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  20. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  21. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  22. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  23. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  24. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  25. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  26. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  27. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  28. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  29. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
  30. Bay-breasted Warbler Setophaga castanea
  31. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  32. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  33. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  34. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  35. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  36. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater

Team Notes

Participants: Debby Bennett, Danny Poet, Crystal Thomes, Valerie Taylor, Dawn and Rob Brownlee-Tomasso, Joan D'Ottavio, Richard Downs

Weather: overcast some light rain mid morning - early afternoon. AM 44 degrees - afternoon 61 degrees

Location: Adkins Arboretum Wetlands boardwalk, 2610 Eveland Rd, Ridgely, MD 21660

Time At Location: 8 am - 5:30 pm

First cold day. Flurry of activity early morning, long lull mid morning until 4:30 pm. Missed many expected birds.

Looks like it is a winter season for red-breasted nuthatches and purple finches on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

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