The Big Sit! 2016 Statistics

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Team Information: Bird Nerds

Captain: Laurie & Dan Mooney
Location: Plaquemine Locks Sta, Louisiana (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  2. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  3. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  4. White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
  5. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  6. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  7. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  8. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  9. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  10. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  11. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  12. Great Egret Ardea alba
  13. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  14. Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
  15. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  16. Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
  17. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  18. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  19. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  20. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  21. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  22. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  23. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  24. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  25. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  26. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  27. Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
  28. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  29. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  30. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  31. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  32. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  33. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  34. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  35. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  36. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  37. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  38. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  39. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  40. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  41. Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
  42. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  43. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  44. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  45. Anhinga Anhinga anhinga
  46. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica

Team Notes

Participants: Dan, Laurie, Jimmy, Jan, Annette, James, Mark

Weather: Cool start with temps in the upper 50s but very windy, high near 80, still very windy

Location: Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site, Plaquemine Louisiana

Time At Location: 6:20am to 6:30pm

Too windy for the little birds. Almost everything we recorded was on the wing. 11 visitors looked through the scope.

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