The Big Sit! 2008 Statistics

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Team Information: Prairie Woods Audubon

Captain: Cyndi Duda
Location: Barrington, Illinois (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  2. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  3. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  4. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  5. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  6. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  7. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  8. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  9. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  10. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  11. Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus
  12. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  13. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  14. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  15. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  16. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  17. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  18. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  19. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  20. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  21. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  22. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  23. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis

Team Notes

Participants: 20 members of Prairie Woods Audubon and Stillman Nature Center

Weather: Beautiful, blue sky day, 75F, light winds

Location: Stillman Nature Center, South Barrington, IL

Time At Location: 3:00pm until Dusk, about 3 and 1/2 hours

We enjoyed watching a kingfisher diving for fish, and enjoyed the sounds of geese landing in the pond at dusk.

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