The Big Sit! 2016 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: Keokea BP Seawatch Hawaii

Captain: Lance Tanino
Location: Kapaau, Hawaii (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis
  2. Zebra Dove Geopelia striata
  3. Wandering Tattler Tringa incana
  4. Black Noddy Anous minutus
  5. White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
  6. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea
  7. Wedge-tailed Shearwater Ardenna pacifica
  8. Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
  9. Japanese White-Eye
  10. Chinese Hwamei Garrulax canorus
  11. Yellow-billed Cardinal Paroaria capitata
  12. Hawaiian Hawk Buteo solitarius
  13. Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild
  14. Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola
  15. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  16. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  17. Yellow-fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus
  18. Common Myna Acridotheres tristis

Team Notes

Participants: Lance Tanino, Brad Argue, Sherman Wing, Dr. Elliott Parsons' Wildlife Science class

Weather: Mostly sunny with light trade winds out of the northeast; brief drizzle.

Location: Keokea Beach Park, Niulii, North Kohala, Hawaii Island

Time At Location: 8:45 AM to 3:00 PM

Notes:
Bird Species (18): 99 WEDGE-TAILED SHEARWATER 36 SOOTY SHEARWATER 23 Procellariid sp. 3 WHITE-TAILED TROPICBIRD 1 GREAT FRIGATEBIRD 1 HAWAIIAN HAWK 1 WANDERING TATTLER 60 BLACK (Hawaiian) NODDY Flying Fish sp.

Anecdotes:
The Big Sit Hawai'i - Keokea BP began at 8:45 AM and finished at 3:00 PM. Mahalo nui loa to HB (North Kohala), Brad Argue (Kona), Sherman Wing (Puna), and the Univeristy of Hawaii-Hilo WILDLIFE SCIENCE class led by Dr. Elliott Parsons for taking part in The Big Sit. The class visited the seawatch during 1:00 PM observation-hour. We were able to share our knowledge of seabird identification, seabird migration, seawatching, binocular & spotting scope use, and cameras.


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