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: Lower Columbia Birders

Captain: Mike Patterson
Location: Seaside, Oregon (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. duck sp.
  2. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  3. Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
  4. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  5. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  6. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  7. Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
  8. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
  9. Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii
  10. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  11. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  12. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  13. Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
  14. Black Turnstone Arenaria melanocephala
  15. Surfbird Calidris virgata
  16. Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus
  17. Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
  18. Mew Gull Larus canus
  19. California Gull Larus californicus
  20. Western Gull Larus occidentalis
  21. Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni
  22. Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
  23. Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
  24. Common Loon Gavia imme
  25. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  26. Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  27. Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  28. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  29. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  30. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  31. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  32. Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber
  33. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  34. Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri
  35. California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
  36. Common Raven Corvus corax
  37. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  38. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  39. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  40. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  41. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  42. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  43. Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
  44. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  45. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  46. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  47. Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
  48. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus

Team Notes

Participants: Mike, Susan, Steve, plus drop in guests

Weather: Sunny with east wind

Location: Seaside Cove

Time At Location: 6+ hours

Notes:
The most interesting species were an early on flyby flock of LAPLAND LONGSPURS and two, as yet, unidentified sea ducks that may be STELLER'S EIDERS. A single female wintered last year at the Cove. If these are verified, they may be that female and an offspring...


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