The Big Sit! 2008 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: Birds of a Feather

Captain: Edward Lagace Park Ranger
Location: Winona, Minnesota (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Great Egret Ardea alba
  3. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  4. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  5. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  6. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  7. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  8. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  9. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  10. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  11. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  12. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  13. American Coot Fulica americana
  14. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  15. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  16. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  17. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  18. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  19. Barred Owl Strix varia
  20. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  21. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  22. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  23. Ladder-backed Woodpecker Picoides scalaris
  24. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  25. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi
  26. Bell's Vireo Vireo belli
  27. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  28. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  29. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  30. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  31. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  32. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  33. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  34. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  35. Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
  36. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  37. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  38. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  39. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  40. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  41. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  42. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  43. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  44. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  45. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  46. Brown Creeper Certhia americana

Team Notes

Participants: Ed Lagace, Leisa Reid Doug and Rebeca Wood, Janet Alcamo and granddaughter reporter from Daily News, also 14 additional participants.

Weather: partly cloudy to cloudy breezy at times hot 80 deg plus when sun was out.

Location: Small prairie running along the edge of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge

Time At Location: 4:30a.m. to 8:30p.m.

We had good weather over all people came and left throughout the day. I did expect a greater turnout but it will be better next year. I am going to maintain a sign in log next year and gather journal entries on a volunteer basis.

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