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: DFO Insaniacs

Captain: Joey Kellner
Location: Littleton, Colorado (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
  3. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
  4. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  5. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  6. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  7. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  8. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  9. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  10. American Wigeon Anas americana
  11. Gadwall Anas strepera
  12. Redhead Aythya americana
  13. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  14. Bufflehead Bucephala albeola
  15. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  16. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  17. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  18. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  19. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  20. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  21. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  22. American Coot Fulica americana
  23. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  24. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  25. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  26. California Gull Larus californicus
  27. Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
  28. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  29. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  30. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  31. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  32. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  33. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  34. Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya
  35. Black-billed Magpie Pica hudsonia
  36. Common Raven Corvus corax
  37. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  38. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  39. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  40. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  41. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  42. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  43. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  44. Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
  45. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  46. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  47. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  48. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  49. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  50. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  51. Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
  52. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  53. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  54. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Team Notes

Participants: 40 people participated over the course of the dat

Weather: 54-65F, wind NW at 10am; overcast and rain by 1pm

Location: Chatfield Reservoir State Park Heronry overlook deck

Time At Location: 5:15am - 6:45pm

Notes:
New species added this year (year 12)...Lincoln's Sparrow. Brings the total seen in 12 years of hold The Big Sit! at this location to 123!

Anecdotes:
Thanks to State Parks for supplying and setting up a canopy in the morning! We REALLY used in in the afternoon rain!


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