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: Sisters Circle

Captain: Sister Marty Dermody
Location: Shaker Trace - Miami, Ohio (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  4. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  5. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  6. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  7. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  8. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  9. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  10. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  11. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  12. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  13. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  14. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  15. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  16. Purple Martin Progne subis
  17. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  18. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  19. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  20. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  21. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  22. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  23. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  24. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  25. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  26. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  27. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  28. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  29. Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii
  30. Nelson's Sparrow (formerly Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow) Ammodramus nelsoni
  31. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  32. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  33. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  34. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  35. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  36. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  37. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  38. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  39. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  40. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Team Notes

Participants: 15 Participants throughout the day

Weather: Warm, dry in the high 60's low 70's

Location: Shaker Trace, Miami Whitewater Park

Time At Location: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

We had a great day and were part of the banding station focusing on sparrows from sun up to sun down. We had a number of people stop by and ask what we were doing while they were birding. Great day, great people and great fun. Can't wait until next year.

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