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: Riverbend

Captain: John Callow
Location: Great Falls, Virginia (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  3. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  4. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  5. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  6. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  7. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  8. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  9. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  10. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  11. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  12. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  13. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  14. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  15. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  16. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  17. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  18. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  19. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  20. Barred Owl Strix varia
  21. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  22. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  23. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  24. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  25. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  26. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  27. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  28. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  29. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  30. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  31. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  32. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  33. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  34. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  35. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  36. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  37. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  38. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  39. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula

Team Notes

Participants: John Callow , Dave Young, ChrystalYoung

Weather: low 51- high 64 , mostly overcast with a few sun breaks

Location: Riverbend , Great Falls, Virginia

Time At Location: 7 AM - 3 PM

Notes:
Our slowest day in our 14 year history. Virtually no Passerines. Always a fun day but we struggled to get to our total of 39. had some noisy non birding groups nearby this year but that can't be blamed. We always appreciate our visitors and introduced Bald Eagles to a few. We had a pair sitting on Md side of the Potomac in our scopes most of the day. Always next year to look forward to.


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