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: St. Marks Spotters / St. Marks NWR

Captain: Robin Will
Location: St. Marks, Florida (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  3. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  4. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  5. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  6. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  7. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  8. Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
  9. Sora Porzana carolina
  10. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
  11. American Coot Fulica americana
  12. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  13. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  14. Willet Tringa semipalmata
  15. Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
  16. Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
  17. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  18. dowitcher sp.
  19. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  20. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  21. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  22. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  23. Black Skimmer Rynchops niger
  24. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  25. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  26. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  27. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus
  28. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  29. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  30. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  31. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  32. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  33. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  34. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  35. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  36. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  37. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  38. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  39. Great Egret Ardea alba
  40. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  41. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  42. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  43. Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  44. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  45. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus

Team Notes

Participants: Mark Kiser and Dana Bryan

Weather: Foggy 7:30 AM to 9 AM, sunny remainder of day, light breeze

Location: observation deck at St. Marks lighthouse

Time At Location: 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Notes:
highlights were 132 White Ibis, 54 Black-bellied Plover, and 1 juvenile Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Anecdotes:
Weather conditions did not favor migrant activity. No ducks, no sparrows, few swallows, few songbirds


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