The Big Sit! 2014 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: Birds By Day Bats By Night

Captain: Selena And Mark Kiser
Location: Monticello, Florida (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  2. Great Egret Ardea alba
  3. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  4. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  5. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  6. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  7. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  8. Merlin Falco columbarius
  9. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  10. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  11. Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina
  12. Barred Owl Strix varia
  13. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  14. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  15. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  16. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  17. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  18. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  19. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  20. Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons
  21. White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
  22. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  23. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  24. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  25. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  26. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  27. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  28. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  29. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  30. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  31. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  32. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  33. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  34. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  35. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  36. Yellow-throated Warbler Setophaga dominica
  37. Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
  38. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  39. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  40. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus

Team Notes

Participants: Mark Kiser and Selena Kiser

Weather: 60s to 90s; from cloudy to mostly sunny

Location: 263 Payton Road, Monticello, Florida (near Wacissa, Florida)

Time At Location: Started at 639am, finished at 702pm; total time spent: 5 hours, 19 minutes

Notes:
Fewer migrants were present compared to 2013. Bird activity was also less than in 2013.

Anecdotes:
The diversity of raptors and woodpeckers gave our count a boost. Our yard is a fairly birdy place!


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