The Big Sit! 2018 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: GMAS ACE BIRDERS

Captain: Gary Cowell Jr.
Location: Mifflin, Ohio (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  3. Gadwall Anas strepera
  4. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  5. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  6. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  7. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  8. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  9. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  10. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  11. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  12. Great Egret Ardea alba
  13. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  14. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  15. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  16. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  17. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  18. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  19. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  20. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  21. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  22. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  23. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  24. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  25. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  26. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  27. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  28. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  29. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  30. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  31. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  32. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  33. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  34. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  35. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  36. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  37. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  38. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  39. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  40. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  41. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  42. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  43. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  44. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  45. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  46. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  47. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  48. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  49. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  50. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  51. Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis

Team Notes

Participants: 18 total.

Weather: 40-55F mostly overcast in the am, sunny in the pm

Location: Charles Mill Lake Park swimming beach area.

Time At Location: 7:25am-3pm

Notes:
New GMAS BIG SIT species this year was a Peregrine falcon flyover powering it's way southbound about 8:30am. 4 southbound Sandhill cranes,4 Gadwall and 3 swallow species were other notables.

Anecdotes:
Another great turnout of 18 participants this year with plenty of chow for all.


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