The Big Sit! 2015 Statistics

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Team Information: John Bunker Sands Wetland Bitterns

Captain: Greg Cook
Location: Seagoville, Texas (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  3. Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus
  4. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  5. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  6. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  7. Great Egret Ardea alba
  8. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  9. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  10. Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  11. Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
  12. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  13. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
  14. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  15. White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi
  16. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  17. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  18. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis
  19. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  20. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  21. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  22. American Wigeon Anas americana
  23. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  24. Mottled Duck Anas fulvigula
  25. Gadwall Anas strepera
  26. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  27. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  28. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  29. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  30. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  31. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  32. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  33. Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni
  34. Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway
  35. Merlin Falco columbarius
  36. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  37. Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
  38. Sora Porzana carolina
  39. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
  40. American Coot Fulica americana
  41. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  42. Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
  43. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  44. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  45. Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
  46. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  47. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  48. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  49. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  50. White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
  51. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  52. Barn Owl Tyto alba
  53. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  54. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  55. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  56. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  57. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  58. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  59. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus
  60. Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
  61. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  62. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  63. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  64. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  65. Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva
  66. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  67. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  68. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  69. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  70. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  71. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  72. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  73. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  74. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  75. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  76. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  77. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  78. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  79. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  80. Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida
  81. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  82. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  83. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  84. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  85. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  86. Dickcissel Spiza americana
  87. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  88. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  89. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  90. Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
  91. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  92. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis

Team Notes

Participants: Greg Cook, Steve Glover, Blaine Carnes, Bob Stone, Chris Runk, Dan Harvey, Chris Harvey

Weather: Warm (93 degrees) and Sunny, winds to 20 in afternoon

Location: John Bunker Sands Wetland

Time At Location: 0515 to 1945

Notes:
Warm, sunny, and windy conditions kept activity low in the afternoon. Calm winds in the morning allowed for passerines in the woods. Very little migration due to southerly winds.


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