The Big Sit! 2012 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: Ohio River Islands NWR

Captain: Richard Esker
Location: Williamstown, West Virginia (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  2. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  3. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  4. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  5. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  6. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  7. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  8. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  9. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  10. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  11. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  12. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  13. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  14. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  15. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  16. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  17. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  18. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  19. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  20. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  21. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  22. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  23. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  24. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  25. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  26. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  27. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  28. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  29. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  30. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  31. Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
  32. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  33. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  34. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  35. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  36. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  37. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  38. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  39. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  40. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  41. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  42. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  43. House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Team Notes

Participants: 15

Weather: Partly cloudy, 55 degrees to 75 degrees, windy

Location: Ohio River Islands NWR Headquarters

Time At Location: 5:45am to 5:00pm

Lot of bird activity early. Flocks of Waxwings, Cowbirds and Red-winged Blackbirds. Pine Siskins stayed around all day. Highlights were Bald Eagles, Lincoln's Sparrow, Palm Warbler and Pine Siskins.

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