The Big Sit! 2019 Statistics

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Team Information: Gulf Coast Bird Club

Captain: David Booth
Location: lake Charles, Louisiana (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  2. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis
  3. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  4. White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
  5. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  6. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  7. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  8. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  9. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  10. gull sp.
  11. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  12. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  13. Great Egret Ardea alba
  14. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  15. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  16. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
  17. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  18. White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi
  19. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  20. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  21. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  22. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  23. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  24. Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni
  25. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  26. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  27. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  28. Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
  29. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  30. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  31. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  32. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  33. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  34. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  35. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  36. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  37. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  38. Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
  39. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  40. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater

Team Notes

Participants: Lynda Wygoda, Charlotte Chehotsky, Arlene Cain, Debra Frank, Dale Hamilton, George Gott, Bill and Linda Kalb, Mohamed Elmogazi, Cherie Couvillon, Ella El, Margaret Babcock.

Weather: Cloudy, very windy and temp in high 50s at start. Cleared up and lighter wind in afternoon. Low 70s.

Location: Prien Lake Park (ebird hotspot) in Lake Charles, LA

Time At Location: 6 am to 7 pm

Site worked well, maybe next time set up two. One at Sam Houton State Park and another one here. Was good for club visibility. Add a club sign to explain what we are doing.

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