The Big Sit! 2012 Statistics

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Team Information: Seminole Sitters

Captain: Faith Jones
Location: Sanford, Florida (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Anhinga Anhinga anhinga
  4. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  5. Great Egret Ardea alba
  6. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  7. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  8. Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  9. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  10. Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
  11. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  12. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  13. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  14. Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
  15. Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
  16. Wood Stork Mycteria americana
  17. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  18. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  19. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis
  20. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  21. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  22. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  23. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  24. Merlin Falco columbarius
  25. King Rail Rallus elegans
  26. Sora Porzana carolina
  27. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
  28. Limpkin Aramus guarauna
  29. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  30. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  31. Barred Owl Strix varia
  32. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  33. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  34. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  35. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  36. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  37. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  38. White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
  39. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  40. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  41. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  42. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  43. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  44. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  45. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  46. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  47. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  48. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  49. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  50. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  51. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  52. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  53. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  54. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  55. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  56. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  57. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor

Team Notes

Participants: 18 birders of various skill levels

Weather: Mid-70s. Start clear, no wind. end 25% cloud cover and windy.

Location: Lake Jesup Wilderness Areas Park

Time At Location: 7:15-11:30AM

Juvenile roseate spoonbill flew in and landed near our circle. He was then chased off by a limpkin. Two American bitterns were another highlight of the morning.

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