The Big Sit! 2019 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: Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

Captain: Julie West
Location: Cleveland, Ohio (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  3. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  4. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  5. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  6. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  7. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  8. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  9. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  10. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  11. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  12. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  13. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  14. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  15. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  16. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  17. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  18. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  19. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  20. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  21. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  22. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  23. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  24. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  25. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  26. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  27. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  28. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  29. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  30. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  31. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  32. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa

Team Notes

Participants: Laura Gooch, Phil Chaon, Andy Jones, Paula Lozano, John Barber, Kathy Smachlo and David Kaplan, Peggy Spaeth, Tom Olsen, Claire Johnston, Christi Carlson, Karen and Eden, Bob Finkelstein, Anna Kozlenko, Molly and Alex Burke, David Genender, Ken Vinciquerra and Louise Acheson

Weather: 40's-60's, occasional gusts of wind, sunny

Location: Lower Shaker Lake Canoe Club foundation

Time At Location: 7:00am - 7:00pm

This location provided fewer birds than our usual location at the Nature Center boardwalk hub, which was under construction and not accessible this year. Our total of 32 species is now our new low. We did add Pied-billed grebe to our cumulative Big Sit list which now totals 90 species over the 15 years we have held this event.

We had 2 young birders join us this year.

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