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: Wing Nuts

Captain: Brian Davis
Location: Norman, Oklahoma (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  3. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  4. Great Egret Ardea alba
  5. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  6. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  7. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  8. Gadwall Anas strepera
  9. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  10. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  11. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  12. American Wigeon Anas americana
  13. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  14. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  15. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  16. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  17. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  18. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  19. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  20. Snowy Plover Charadrius nivosus
  21. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  22. American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
  23. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  24. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  25. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  26. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  27. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  28. Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
  29. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  30. Barred Owl Strix varia
  31. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  32. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  33. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  34. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  35. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  36. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  37. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  38. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  39. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  40. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  41. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  42. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  43. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  44. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  45. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  46. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  47. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  48. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  49. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  50. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  51. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Team Notes

Participants: Brian Davis, Dick Gunn, Ben Davis, Owen Davis

Weather: Low: 53F High: 76F; Sunny, NW wind gusting to 27mph after sunup

Location: East Sentinel area, Lake Thunderbird, Norman, OK, USA

Time At Location: 6:45am-12:30pm; almost six hours

Very pleasant, quiet morning observing birds and animal tracks in the lake mud; wind possibly responsible for complete lack of sparrow records. Large number of pelicans resting nearby was a real treat.

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