The Big Sit! 2014 Statistics

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Team Information: Eagle Eyes Squaw Creek NWR

Captain: Brent Galliart
Location: Mound City, Missouri (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  3. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  4. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  5. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  6. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  7. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  8. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  9. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  10. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  11. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  12. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  13. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  14. Sora Porzana carolina
  15. American Coot Fulica americana
  16. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  17. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  18. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  19. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  20. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  21. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  22. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  23. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  24. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  25. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  26. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  27. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  28. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  29. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  30. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  31. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  32. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Team Notes

Participants: Fenwick, McKeller, Ross, Voltaz, Galliart, Lade, Farr, Moulis, Kundra, Cramer, Hathorne, Hunziger, Jones, Dempsey, Romans, Steum

Weather: 35 to 70 degrees F

Location: Water control structure, south end of Eagle Pool, Squaw Creek NWR, Mound City, Missouri

Time At Location: 5 AM to 5 PM

Notes:
The Sora were calling for most of the time we were there. Several of the birds came out of the near by vegetation so we were able to see them. The most numerous of a species were the hundreds of American Coots which kept us company throughout the day. We enjoyed having George Fenwick, chairman of the American Bird Conservancy drop by for a visit. A second surprise was when Hayley Farr stopped by. She is from the United Kingdom and was in nearby Kansas City for a visit.


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