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: Dam Sitters

Captain: Mindy Waldron
Location: Jumping Branch, West Virginia (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  3. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  4. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  5. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  6. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  7. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  8. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  9. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  10. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  11. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  12. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  13. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  14. Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
  15. American Coot Fulica americana
  16. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  17. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  18. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  19. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  20. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  21. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  22. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  23. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  24. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  25. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  26. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  27. Common Raven Corvus corax
  28. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  29. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  30. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  31. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  32. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  33. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  34. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  35. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  36. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  37. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  38. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  39. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  40. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  41. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  42. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  43. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  44. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  45. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  46. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Team Notes

Participants: Alma Lowry, Jim Phillips, Judy Phillips, Betsy Reeder, Allen Waldron, Mindy Waldron

Weather: Temperature mid 50's, rain, windy, cloudy

Location: Mountain Valley Lake, Jumping Branch, Summers Co. West Virginia

Time At Location: 0730-1700

Notes:
We had intermittent rain showers for most of the day. The winds picked up after noon. The waterfowl species haven't shown up yet. There were several species we anticipated getting, but were absent. There is a vulture roost in the vicinity and both black and turkey vultures were very numerous.


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