The Big Sit! 2007 Statistics

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Team Information: Lakeside Willows

Captain: Doug Overacker
Location: Springfield, Ohio (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Common Loon Gavia imme
  2. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  3. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
  4. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  5. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  6. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  7. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  8. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  9. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  10. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  11. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  12. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  13. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  14. Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
  15. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  16. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  17. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  18. Merlin Falco columbarius
  19. Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
  20. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  21. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  22. Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
  23. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  24. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  25. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  26. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  27. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  28. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  29. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  30. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  31. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  32. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  33. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  34. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  35. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  36. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  37. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  38. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  39. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  40. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  41. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  42. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  43. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  44. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  45. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  46. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  47. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  48. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  49. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  50. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  51. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  52. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  53. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  54. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  55. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  56. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  57. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  58. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  59. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  60. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  61. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  62. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  63. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  64. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  65. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  66. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  67. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  68. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  69. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis

Team Notes

Participants: Doug, Julie, Larry, Rick, Stan, Byron, Brian

Weather: Warm with clouds early then sun, little wind

Location: North end of lake at Buck Creek State Park

Time At Location: 6:40 AM to 7:10 PM

We had a great look at a Merlin sitting in a dead tree. We also got a good look at a Virginia Rail that came out of the cattails.

It was a really pleasant day. It was warm and sunny much of the day.

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