The Big Sit! 2012 Statistics

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Team Information: Ding Darling

Captain: Becky Wolff
Location: Sanibel, Florida (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Great Egret Ardea alba
  2. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  3. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  4. Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  5. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  6. Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens
  7. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  8. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
  9. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  10. Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
  11. Wood Stork Mycteria americana
  12. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  13. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  14. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  15. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  16. Anhinga Anhinga anhinga
  17. Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
  18. Mottled Duck Anas fulvigula
  19. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  20. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  21. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  22. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  23. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  24. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  25. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  26. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  27. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  28. Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina
  29. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  30. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  31. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  32. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  33. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  34. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  35. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  36. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  37. Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
  38. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula

Team Notes

Participants: Dan & Judy Davis, Tony Henehan, Jim Griffith, Walt McNairy, Phil Scheiba

Weather: Sunny, Clear skies, Winds 15 mph

Location: J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge Observation Tower (Wildlife Drive)

Time At Location: 6:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Notes:
Roseate Spoonbill and Wood Stork numbers were outstanding!


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