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: PVCAsitters

Captain: Jim Flanagan
Location: Spring Mills, Pennsylvania (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  2. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  3. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  4. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  5. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  6. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  7. American Coot Fulica americana
  8. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  9. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  10. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  11. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  12. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  13. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  14. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  15. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  16. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  17. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  18. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  19. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  20. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  21. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  22. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  23. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  24. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  25. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  26. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  27. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  28. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  29. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  30. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  31. Common Raven Corvus corax
  32. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  33. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  34. Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
  35. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  36. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  37. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  38. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  39. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  40. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  41. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  42. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  43. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  44. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  45. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  46. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  47. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  48. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  49. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  50. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  51. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  52. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  53. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  54. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia

Team Notes

Participants: Andrea Ferich, Lapp Family, Jim, Cathy and Jesse Pierce, Clay Delancey, Joe Gyekis, Bead Nelson and Jim Flanagan

Weather: Slight rain overnight. Fair rest of day.

Location: Muddy Paws Marsh, Spring Mills Pennsylvania

Time At Location: 10-15 hours

Notes:
Slight overnight rain brought in a variety of waterfowl in the morning. Morning group identified vast majority of birds, afternoon group confirmed may of the species. Location was good -- right before walkway new marsh -- view of field and marshland. Considering a location right along Penns Creek for more riparian species.

Anecdotes:
PVCAsitter first Big Sit! and it was enjoyed greatly. We are ready for next year with a variety of new sitters as well as the current crew.


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