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: Washtenaw Wingnuts

Captain: Don Chalfant
Location: Whitmore Lake, Michigan (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  3. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  4. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  5. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  6. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  7. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  8. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  9. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  10. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  11. Merlin Falco columbarius
  12. Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
  13. Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
  14. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  15. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  16. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  17. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  18. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  19. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  20. Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus
  21. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  22. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  23. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  24. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  25. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  26. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  27. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  28. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  29. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  30. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  31. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  32. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  33. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  34. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  35. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  36. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  37. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  38. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  39. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  40. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  41. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  42. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  43. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  44. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  45. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  46. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  47. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  48. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  49. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  50. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  51. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  52. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis

Team Notes

Participants: Sean Bachman, Dana Novak, Randy Messick, Roger Wykes, Paul Reece, Mary Margaret Feraro, Ekkue Shappirio, Artemis Eyster, Harold Eyster, Jaccco Gelderloos, Jeannie Chang, Margaret Wallen, Mike Sefton

Weather: 50 degrees at sunrise, fog until 9:00, 83 by mid-afternoon, winds calm all day

Location: Independence Lake, Washtenaw County, Michigan

Time At Location: 5:10AM to 3:00PM

Subscribe & Save!

ONE YEAR (6 ISSUES) of Bird Watcher's Digest magazine
GET FREE AND INSTANT ACCESS to our digital edition
SAVE 33% off newsstand prices
PAY ONE LOW PRICE of $19.99!