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 Wingers

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

Team Checklist

  1. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  2. Great Egret Ardea alba
  3. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  4. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  5. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  6. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  7. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  8. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  9. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  10. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  11. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  12. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  13. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  14. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  15. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  16. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  17. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  18. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  19. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  20. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  21. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  22. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  23. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  24. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  25. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  26. White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
  27. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  28. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  29. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  30. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  31. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  32. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  33. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  34. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  35. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  36. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  37. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  38. Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis
  39. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  40. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  41. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  42. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  43. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  44. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  45. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  46. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  47. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  48. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  49. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  50. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Team Notes

Participants: Dwight Cooley, Jane Allen, Sue Moske

Weather: Overcast skies throughout the day. A line of thunderstorms move through the area from noon until 2:00 PM CDT.

Location: Wheeler NWR White Springs Dike

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

No nocturnal migration. Straight line winds associated thunderstorms uprooted trees in the area.

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