The Big Sit! 2018 Statistics

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Team Information: Rollins Raptors

Captain: Beau Schaefer
Location: grayslake, Illinois (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator
  3. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  4. Gadwall Anas strepera
  5. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  6. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  7. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  8. American Wigeon Anas americana
  9. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  10. Redhead Aythya americana
  11. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  12. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  13. Canvasback Aythya valisineria
  14. Bufflehead Bucephala albeola
  15. Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  16. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  17. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  18. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  19. Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
  20. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  21. Rail sp.
  22. Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
  23. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  24. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  25. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  26. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  27. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  28. Great Egret Ardea alba
  29. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  30. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  31. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  32. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  33. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  34. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  35. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  36. Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus
  37. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  38. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  39. Merlin Falco columbarius
  40. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  41. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  42. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  43. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  44. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  45. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  46. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  47. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  48. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  49. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  50. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  51. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  52. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  53. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  54. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  55. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  56. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  57. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  58. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  59. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  60. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  61. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  62. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  63. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  64. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  65. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  66. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  67. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  68. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  69. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  70. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  71. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  72. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  73. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  74. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  75. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca

Team Notes

Participants: Beau Schaefer, Brian Storvik, Nick Streicher

Weather: Mostly Sunny, high 52, sw winds 15 mph

Location: Rollins Savanna observation deck

Time At Location: 5:30am-7pm; 13.5 hrs

Canvasback, Common Nighthawk hunting over pond at noon, 4 point blank Merlins (3 perched), barking saw-whet owl/screech owl, hermit Thrush, Brown Creeper, YB Sapsucker.

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