The Big Sit! 2019 Statistics

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Team Information: Shaver's Creek

Captain: Doug Wentzel
Location: Petersburg, Pennsylvania (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  3. American Wigeon Anas americana
  4. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  5. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  6. Common Loon Gavia imme
  7. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  8. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  9. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  10. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  11. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  12. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  13. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  14. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  15. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  16. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  17. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  18. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  19. Barred Owl Strix varia
  20. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  21. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  22. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  23. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  24. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  25. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  26. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  27. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  28. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  29. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  30. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  31. Common Raven Corvus corax
  32. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  33. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  34. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  35. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  36. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  37. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  38. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  39. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  40. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  41. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  42. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  43. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  44. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  45. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  46. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  47. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  48. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  49. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis

Team Notes

Participants: Doug Wentzel, Jon Kauffman, Julia Plumber, Karen Kottlowski, Izzy Tomko and Brittany

Weather: Mostly sunny with late day scattered clouds. 35 F at 6:15 am start time; high of 60F.

Location: Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, Boardwalk obervation platform

Time At Location: 6:15 am to 1:30 pm; 5:15 to 7 pm. Nine hours total.

Notes:
Nice flight of Sharp-shinned Hawks moving WSW; other highlights included American Wigeon, Adult Bald Eagle, Winter Wren, Swainson's Thrush and high flying Common Loon.

Anecdotes:
Enjoyed a good view of a Mink exploring the nearby lake edge.


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