The Big Sit! 2013 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: Regal Eagles

Captain: Don Gorney
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  4. Great Egret Ardea alba
  5. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  6. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  7. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  8. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  9. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  10. American Wigeon Anas americana
  11. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  12. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  13. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  14. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  15. American Coot Fulica americana
  16. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  17. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  18. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  19. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  20. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  21. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  22. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  23. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  24. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  25. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  26. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  27. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  28. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  29. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  30. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  31. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  32. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  33. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  34. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  35. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  36. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  37. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  38. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  39. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  40. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  41. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  42. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Team Notes

Participants: Many people came and went. Event led by Scott Enochs and Don Gorney.

Weather: Absolutley beautiful

Location: Observation deck at Eagle Creek Park Ornithology Center

Time At Location: 9:00am to 2:00pm

Notes:
Five species of ducks and four shorebirds helped us get over the 40 mark on this abbreviated Big Sit.

Anecdotes:
A beautiful day but birds were not migrating or in flight as usual. Periodic rains over the last few months allowed trees to hold onto their leaves obscuring the view for observers.


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