The Big Sit! 2010 Statistics

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Team Information: DeSoto's Gooseless Wonders

Captain: Jim Hartman
Location: Missouri Valley, Iowa (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  3. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  4. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  5. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  6. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  7. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  8. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  9. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  10. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  11. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  12. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  13. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  14. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  15. Canvasback Aythya valisineria
  16. Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
  17. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  18. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  19. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  20. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  21. Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni
  22. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  23. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  24. Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
  25. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  26. American Coot Fulica americana
  27. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  28. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  29. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  30. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  31. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  32. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  33. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  34. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  35. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  36. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  37. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  38. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  39. Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
  40. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  41. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  42. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  43. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  44. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  45. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  46. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  47. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  48. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  49. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  50. House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Team Notes

Participants: Jim Hartman, Randy Mays, Deb Hunsburger, Steve Tyler and 40 causual visitors birded for 10 minutes or longer. We also had about 120 visitors stop by and inquire about the big sit.

Weather: Calm, Sunny, 45 - 75 degrees

Location: DeSoto Visitor Center

Time At Location: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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