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: Bird Nerds

Captain: Laurie & Dan Mooney
Location: Plaquemine, Louisiana (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis
  2. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  3. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  4. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  5. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  6. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  7. White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
  8. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  9. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  10. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  11. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  12. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  13. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  14. Great Egret Ardea alba
  15. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  16. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  17. Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
  18. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  19. Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
  20. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  21. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  22. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  23. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  24. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  25. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  26. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  27. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  28. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus
  29. Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
  30. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  31. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  32. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  33. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  34. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  35. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  36. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  37. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  38. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  39. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  40. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  41. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  42. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  43. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  44. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  45. Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
  46. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  47. Painted Bunting Passerina ciris
  48. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  49. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  50. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  51. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  52. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  53. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Team Notes

Participants: Total of 17 people participated this year.

Weather: 58 degrees, north wind 12 mph, cloudy, to 69 degrees north wind 8 mph, cldy

Location: Plaquemine State Hisrotic Site, Mississippi River levee

Time At Location: sunrise, 7:04 am EST to sunset, 6:39 pm EST

Mississippi River 19' - second highest High temperature 69 degrees - lowest high temperature Participants 17 - highest count

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