The Big Sit! 2010 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: FBMP Migrants

Captain: Noel Cutright
Location: Town of Belgium, Wisconsin (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  2. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  3. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  4. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  5. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  6. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  7. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  8. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  9. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  10. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  11. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  12. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  13. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  14. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  15. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  16. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  17. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  18. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  19. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  20. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  21. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  22. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  23. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  24. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  25. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  26. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  27. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  28. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  29. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  30. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  31. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  32. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  33. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  34. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  35. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  36. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  37. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  38. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  39. Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
  40. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  41. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  42. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  43. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  44. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  45. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  46. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  47. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  48. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  49. Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
  50. American Robin Turdus migratorius

Team Notes

Participants: About 25 at some point during the day

Weather: Beautiful - mid 50s to mid 70s, mostly sunny, light winds

Location: Northeastern Ozaukee County, WI on the Forest Beach Migratory Preserve

Time At Location: ~5:30 am - ~ 4 pm

Highlight was a Short-eared Owl that appeared at 6:35. Total of 50 species is excellent for this location at this time of year. We observed 22 species that we didn't see on the 2009 Big Sit and "missed" 12 species sighted last year.

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