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: Wheeler NWR Sitting Ducks

Captain: Dwight Cooley
Location: Decatur, Alabama (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  3. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  4. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  5. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  6. Great Egret Ardea alba
  7. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  8. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  9. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  10. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  11. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  12. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  13. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  14. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  15. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  16. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  17. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  18. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  19. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  20. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  21. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  22. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  23. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  24. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  25. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  26. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  27. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  28. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  29. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  30. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  31. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  32. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  33. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  34. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  35. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  36. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  37. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  38. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  39. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  40. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  41. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Team Notes

Participants: Dwight Cooley, Nancy Williams

Weather: Torrential rain until 6:00 AM CDT; intermittent rain until 8:15 AM CDT; overcast remainder of day.

Location: Wheeler NWR Wildlife Observation Building

Time At Location: 4:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT

Approximately 500 visitors as part of Wheeler NWR Open House celebrating National Wildlife Refuge Week.

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