The Big Sit! 2019 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: QVAS Bird Buddies

Captain: Eric Eichorn
Location: Meriden, Connecticut (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  3. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  4. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  5. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  6. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  7. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  8. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  9. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  10. Great Egret Ardea alba
  11. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  12. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  13. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  14. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  15. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  16. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  17. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  18. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  19. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  20. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  21. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  22. Crow sp. Corvis sp.
  23. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  24. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  25. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  26. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  27. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  28. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  29. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  30. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  31. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  32. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis

Team Notes

Participants: Melissa B., Eric E., Jim T., Jerry S., Kathy G., Annyta K., Tami, K., Corrie and Dan O.

Weather: Medium to heavy overcast 55 degrees @ 6: a.m. 60 degrees at noon, light breeze

Location: Dossin Beach at Hanover Pond, Meriden, CT

Time At Location: Total time 18.58 hours

Notes:
A helicopter made many flights over the "Big Sit" area to do an aerial scan of high tension power lines. We had a beautiful low fly by from a Bald Eagle A Raccoon did a walk by at 5:55 a.m.


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