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The Big Sit! 2012 Registered Circles

The circles listed on this page are officially registered for the Big Sit! 2012. If you have registered your circle via the online user interface it may take up to one day for your circle's name to appear on this list. (Our site caches pages to optimize the load time, so that explains the delay). If one day has passed and your team name has not yet appeared, you may get in touch with us to verify your registration.

Current circle count: 233 (220 circles in the USA, 13 international circles)

Alabama — Circles: 3 registered

  • Wheeler NWR Wingers — Dwight Cooley — Decatur, al
  • Wheeler NWR Sitting Ducks — Dwight Cooley — Decatur, al
  • 2646onc — Tim Hurley — Hoover, al
  • Alaska — Circles: 2 registered

  • Keen Eye Birders — Toby Burke — Kenai NWR, ak
  • USCGC Healy — Andy Bankert — Beaufort Sea, ak
  • Arizona — Circles: 3 registered

  • Paton House Sitters — Larry Morgan — Patagonia, az
  • Maricopa Audubon's Katheryn F. Anderson Granite Reef Asterisk's Big Sit! — Herbert Fibel — Mesa, az
  • Cape Havasuvians — Lauren Harter — Lake Havasu City, az
  • California — Circles: 13 registered

  • SASsy Seawatchers — Jennifer Rycenga — Pescadero, ca
  • The Hawkeyes — Sam Haskins — Yucaipa, ca
  • Pishing in the Wind — Jim Royer — Los Osos, ca
  • Twitch Whiffers — George Chaniot — Ukiah, ca
  • Stonehurst — Jim Lockyer — Wildomar, ca
  • WowReallyAgain — Alejandro Leon — Gilroy, ca
  • motionlessbirding6 — Mia Alvarez — gilroy, ca
  • godzilla jays — Elijah Saucedo — Gilroy, ca
  • cool kids — Jorge Duarte — gilroy, ca
  • Killdeer — Charlenne Medina — Gilroy, ca
  • ghs birders — Daniel Hanover — Gilroy, ca
  • Gigantes — Lukas Otteson — Gilroy, ca
  • Gigantes — Jalynd Gallardo — Gilroy, ca
  • Colorado — Circles: 3 registered

  • DFO Insaniacs — Joey Kellner — Littleton, co
  • Sologeo — Susan Soloyanis — Cascade, co
  • Scrub J-oakers — Hugh Kingery — Franktown, co
  • Connecticut — Circles: 18 registered

  • Bobolinks — Robert Dixon — Sterling, ct
  • Litchfield Hills Audubon, CT — David Tripp Jr. — Litchfield, ct
  • The Four Boys — Michael Student — Orange, ct
  • Station 43 Big Sit — Jay Kaplan — South Windsor, ct
  • QVAS Bird Buddies — Eric Eichorn — Meriden, ct
  • B.W. Surf Scopers — Frank Gallo — Milford, ct
  • Glastonbury Meadow Scopers — Bill Asteriades — Glastonbury, ct
  • AEPSIA — Amy Peck — West Haven, ct
  • Grassy Hill — Richard Chyinski — East Lyme, ct
  • The Coops — Steve Mayo — New Haven, ct
  • jtriana — John Triana — Prospect, ct
  • Charles Mary Sitters — Austin Lewis — Middletown, ct
  • Riverdogs — Frank Mantlik — Stratford, ct
  • Silver Sands Sitters — Stacy Hanks — Milford, ct
  • Cardinals — Larry Bausher — New Haven, ct
  • Home Base — John Himmelman — Killingworth, ct
  • Bobolinks — Robert Dixon — Sterling, ct
  • The Coops — Steve Mayo — New Haven, ct
  • Delaware — Circles: 3 registered

  • PeregriNATION — Chris Bennett — Lewes, de
  • Twitching Talons — Derek Stoner — Hockessin, de
  • Knitting birdman — Jerald Reb — Felton, de
  • Florida — Circles: 9 registered

  • FSU Environmental Law Society — Kristen Summers — Tallahassee, fl
  • Seminole Sitters — Faith Jones — Sanford, fl
  • Under Bridge Sitters — Ray Scory — Port Orange, fl
  • Smok Duck — Rita Grant — Brooksville, fl
  • Family Book Club — Susan Emala — N. Lauderdale, fl
  • Middle River Merlins — Russ Titus — Coconut Creek, fl
  • Merritt Island NWR — Nancy Corona — Titusville, fl
  • St. Marks Spotters/ St. Marks NWR — Robin Will — St. Marks, fl
  • Ding Darling — Becky Wolff — Sanibel, fl
  • Georgia — Circles: 2 registered

  • Mud Flat Pack — Lydia Thompson — Jekyll Island, ga
  • sarcelle soucrourou — Patrick Brisse — Tucker, ga
  • Idaho — Circles: 2 registered

  • Deer Flat Sitters — Cheryl Huizinga — Nampa, id
  • Hyatt Hidden Lakes Preserve — Robert Mortensen — Boise, id
  • Illinois — Circles: 2 registered

  • crane's critters — Lilly Crane — Carbondale, il
  • Susie's Yard — Susan Callaway — Rockford, il
  • Indiana — Circles: 5 registered

  • KnobandValley Audubon — Rod Goforth — Clarksville, in
  • Sitting Duck Deck Sitters — James Hengeveld — Unionville, in
  • Regal Eagles — Don Gorney — Indianapolis, in
  • Sycamore Audubon Society — Ning Wu — West Lafayette, in
  • FIBS — Natalie Haley — Fort Wayne, in
  • Iowa — Circles: 2 registered

  • Team Vogel — Bill Tollefson — Cedar Rapids, ia
  • The Lakers — Carolyn Fischer — Clear Lake, ia
  • Louisiana — Circles: 1 registered

  • Bird Nerds — Laurie & Dan Mooney — Plaquemine Locks Sta, la
  • Maine — Circles: 4 registered

  • Maquoit Bay Birders — Gordon Smith — Brunswick, me
  • Fun In The Backyard — Tricia Arnold — Windham, me
  • Gilsland Gulls — Turk Duddy — Falmouth, me
  • Monhegan Endemics — Doug Hitchcox — Monhegan Island, me
  • Maryland — Circles: 7 registered

  • Montgomery County Sitting Ducks — Chuck Parker — Boyds, md
  • Kentish Plovers — Walter Ellison — Rock Hall, md
  • Sitting on our Assateague — Matt Hafner — Assateague, md
  • Patuxent Whoopers — Jessica Helmbold — Laurel, md
  • The Woodbinoculars — Rick Sussman — Woodbine, md
  • Southern Jug Bay — Danny Bystrak — Bristol, md
  • The Turkey Pointers — Chris Starling — Elk Neck State Park, md
  • Massachusetts — Circles: 5 registered

  • GooseNeckers — Mark Lynch — Westport, ma
  • The Recurvebills - Great Meadows NWR — Nickilas Paulson — Concord, ma
  • Hoffmann Hawkeyes — Jamie Bishop — Pittsfield, ma
  • The Chris Ellison All-Stars — Joshua Rose — Aquinnah, ma
  • Gooseberrylicious — Marshall Iliff — Westport, ma
  • Michigan — Circles: 6 registered

  • Metro Munchers — Tom Heatley — Harrison Township, mi
  • Audubon Society of Kalamazoo, Michigan — Joyce Leppard — Mattawan, mi
  • Caspians — Frank Apsey — Harrisville, mi
  • Washtenaw Wingnuts — Don Chalfant — Whitmore Lake, mi
  • Camp Remote — Russell Emmons — Casco, mi
  • Shiawassee Blue Geese — Steven Gasser — Saginaw, mi
  • Minnesota — Circles: 4 registered

  • Grosbreasted Rosebeaks — Paul Fank — Dassel, mn
  • Sherburne Savanna Sitters — Betsy Beneke — Zimmerman, mn
  • Minnesota Valley NWR, Egret's — Craig Mandel — Carver, mn
  • Boreal Birdometers — Bill Tefft — Ely, mn
  • Mississippi — Circles: 2 registered

  • PWAS — Diane Lafferty — Hattiesburg, ms
  • Oxford Natural History Club — Jason Hoeksema — Oxford, ms
  • Missouri — Circles: 2 registered

  • Eagle Eyes Squaw Creek NWR — James Voltz — Mound City, mo
  • Birds-I-View Birders — Steve Garr — Jefferson City, mo
  • Nebraska — Circles: 1 registered

  • Merlins — Tim Hajda — Broken Bow, ne
  • New Hampshire — Circles: 7 registered

  • Pondicherry NWR Marsh Hawks — David Govatski — Pondicherry NWR, nh
  • Potato Chip Notes — Henry Walters — Peterborough, nh
  • Carter Hill Super Speckey Sharpie Spotters — Katrina Fenton — Concord, nh
  • Copps and Robbins — Andrea Robbins — Tuftonboro, nh
  • Robbins Pond — Andrea Robbins — Pittsfield, nh
  • Andreas Deck — Andrea Robbins — Pittsfield, nh
  • Robbins Deck — Andrea Robbins — Pittsfield, nh
  • New Jersey — Circles: 9 registered

  • Aimophila Adventures — Rick Wright — South Amboy, nj
  • The Celery Stalkers — Carol Flanagan — Allendale, nj
  • Swamp Sitters — Nancy Felicito — Great Swamp NWR, nj
  • Ridge and Valley Charter School — Mark Garner — Blairstown, nj
  • Lk Pine Gray Gooses — Maggie Thomas — Medford, nj
  • Atlantic Audubon Society — Becky Hedden — Oceanville, nj
  • Marshketeers — Michael Flemming — Stone Harbor, nj
  • Machine Assisted Big Sit — Rob Fergus — Union Twp, nj
  • The No Bullsitters — Sam Galick — Cape May Point, nj
  • New York — Circles: 8 registered

  • Yardbirds — Liz Kirchner — Fresh Meadows, ny
  • East Aurora Bird Club — Mary Steuer — East Aurora, ny
  • David Weber — Ithaca, ny
  • The ShelDrakes — Scott Mellis — New Rochelle, ny
  • nybird2012 — Olha Gedz — Celoron, ny
  • Derby Hill — Andrew Weber — Pulaski, ny
  • Birding for Life — Jacqueline King — SYRACUSE, ny
  • SCASbirders — Renee Davis — Wurtsboro, ny
  • North Carolina — Circles: 5 registered

  • The Riverbend Redstarts — Dwayne Martin — Conover, nc
  • MECKBIRDERS — David Lovett — huntersville, nc
  • Pea Island NWR — Jeff Lewis — Pea Island NWR, nc
  • woodstork — Diane Hahn — sunset beach, nc
  • Alligator River NWR — Cindy Heffley — East Lake, nc
  • North Dakota — Circles: 1 registered

  • Warbler Woodland Watchers — Paulette Scherr — Arrowwood NWR, nd
  • Ohio — Circles: 13 registered

  • Birds Of Pray — William Mcgill — Newtown, oh
  • DudleyDowright — Helen Wright-north — Dayton, oh
  • Whipple Bird Club — Bill Thompson, Iii — Whipple, oh
  • Buckeye Birders — Tami Sage — Dayton, oh
  • Das Bruderhaus — Erik Bruder — Bay Village, oh
  • The Dean Clan — Patricia Dean — Prospect, oh
  • Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary — Jeff Harvey — Canfield, oh
  • GMAS ACE BIRDERS — Gary Cowell Jr. — Mifflin, oh
  • OhioBirdfreaks — Jennifer Callaway Outcalt — Findlay, oh
  • Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge — Jason Lewis — Oak Harbor, oh
  • Nature Center at Shaker Lakes — Julie West — Cleveland, oh
  • osubirdwatchers — Barry Rice — Brookville, oh
  • Jane — Jane Van Coney — Cincinnati, oh
  • Oklahoma — Circles: 6 registered

  • TREES — Douglas Wood — Tishomingo, ok
  • River Rats — Doug Wood — Connerville, ok
  • Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge — Quinton Smith — Indiahoma, ok
  • Tulsa Scissortails — Terry Mitchell — Tulsa, ok
  • Edge of the Earth Road — Phil Floyd — Lexington, ok
  • Wing Nuts — Brian Davis — Norman, ok
  • Oregon — Circles: 3 registered

  • Marsh Dwellers — Gordon West — Bandon, or
  • Chunkos — Al Ahlgrim — Oregon City, or
  • Lower Columbia Birders — Mike Patterson — Seaside, or
  • Pennsylvania — Circles: 23 registered

  • Heinz Refuge NWR — Debbie Beer — Philadelphia, pa
  • Juniata Juncos — Chad Kauffman — Mifflintown, pa
  • Greenies — Valerie Barnes — Fayetteville, pa
  • Chambers Lake Early Birders — Larry Lewis — Coatesville, pa
  • NOTSLAR PTB — Norwood Frederick — Ralston, pa
  • Shavers Creek — Doug Wentzel — Petersburg, pa
  • Beeeater — Grant Stevenson — Fountain Hill, pa
  • PetersPeregrines — Gigi Gerben — pittsburgh , pa
  • flamingo house — Kathy Riley — Gaines, pa
  • Dead Wood Birders — Joe Sebastiani — Avondale, pa
  • Rose Tree Redtails — Holly Merker — Media, pa
  • Allegheny Front Accipiters — Alex Lamoreaux — Central City, pa
  • Swamphens — James Hill — Waterford, pa
  • Militia Hill Underachievers — Rich Conroy — Fort Washington, pa
  • Kathies Korner — Kathie Gifford — Linglestown, pa
  • Pluto Yardbirds — Tom Pluto — Boalsburg, pa
  • Friends of Exton Park — George Tallman — Exton , pa
  • Lost Creek Longspurs — Aden Troyer — Oakland Mills, pa
  • Shadow Mountain Sharp-shins — Corey Husic — Kunkletown, pa
  • Swatara Swainsons — David Mcnaughton — Pine Grove, pa
  • I Have No Friends — Mike Gardner — Cochranville, pa
  • Meadows — Annette Mathes — Newville, pa
  • Bald Eagle SP Storm Birds — Diane Bierly — Bald Eagle State Par, pa
  • South Carolina — Circles: 5 registered

  • toogoodoo — Bruce Krucke — Yonges island, sc
  • Waccamaw Audubon Soc — Richard Moore — Murrells Inlet, sc
  • FU All The Time — Jake Crouse — Cleveland, sc
  • Table Rock — Scott Stegenga — Pickens, sc
  • Table Rock — Scott Stegenga — Pickens, sc
  • South Dakota — Circles: 2 registered

  • Stafford and Sparrow — Caroline Stafford — rural Rapid City, sd
  • SF feeder complex — Mick Zerr — Sioux Falls, sd
  • Tennessee — Circles: 2 registered

  • Kg&kp — Kelsey Hardin — Lenoir City, tn
  • Vansbest — Kathleen Van Orsdel — Talbott, tn
  • Texas — Circles: 15 registered

  • Trinity River Refuge — Stuart Marcus — Dayton, tx
  • Windy Acres Birders — Barbara Bessent — Acuff, tx
  • Team Balcones — Laurie Foss — Bertram, tx
  • Uvalde Birds — Bob Rasa — Uvalde, tx
  • Monte Mucho Audubon Society — Susan Foster — Laredo, tx
  • Brazosport Birders — Cecilia Riley — Quintana, tx
  • QM Birders — John Brush — McAllen, tx
  • Corpus Christi Hawk Watchers — Libby Even — Corpus Christi, tx
  • Friends of Anahuac Refuge — David Sarkozi — Anahuac, tx
  • Weslaco RedCrowns — Huck Hutchens — Weslaco, tx
  • Quinta Mazatlan World Birding Center — Quinta Mazatlan — McAllen, tx
  • Wightman — Bob Wightman — Anahuac, tx
  • Bentsen Birders — Javier De Leon — Mission, tx
  • Wings Over Wastewater — Ted Drozdowski — Arlington, tx
  • Friends of Anahuac Refuge — David Sarkozi — Anahuac, tx
  • Utah — Circles: 2 registered

  • Bear River Birding Brigade — Jason St Sauver — Brigham City, ut
  • Utah Lakers — Eric Huish — Provo, ut
  • Vermont — Circles: 1 registered

  • Loonatics - Birds of Vermont Museum — Erin Talmage — Huntington, vt
  • Virginia — Circles: 7 registered

  • Coastal VA Wildlife Observatory — Brian Taber — Northampton County, va
  • Scarlet Teenagers — Nick Newberry — Oakton, va
  • Rockfish Gap Sitters — Gabriel Mapel — Afton, va
  • Wirtz Whip-poor-wills — Alyce Quinn — Wirtz, va
  • Burnt Chimney Swifts — Tim Quinn — Burnt Chimney, va
  • Riverbend — John Callow — Great Falls, va
  • Foster Family — Mary Foster — Dry Fork, va
  • Washington — Circles: 4 registered

  • South Meadowlarks — Neil Zimmerman — Seattle, wa
  • Resting Birders — Randy Hill — Ridgefield, wa
  • LPO NWR Woodpeckers — Mike Munts — Colville, wa
  • Lame Ducks — Penny Rose — Seattle, wa
  • West Virginia — Circles: 4 registered

  • Dam Sitters — Mindy Waldron — Jumping Branch, wv
  • birdcamp101 — Addie Bailey — Sout Charleston, wv
  • Ohio River Islands NWR — Richard Esker — Williamstown, wv
  • RavensView — Fred Atwood — Cabins, wv
  • Wisconsin — Circles: 3 registered

  • FBMP Migrants — Noel Cutright — Town of Belgium, wi
  • The Kickapoo Valley Birding Club — Barbara Duerksen — La Farge, wi
  • Old Coots — Jeff Bahls — Horicon, wi


  • Canada Big Sits!

    Alberta — Circles: 1 registered

  • The Meadowlarks — Charlotte Wasylik — Vermilion, AB
  • Ontario — Circles: 3 registered

  • Rondeau Watchers — Ric Mcarthur — Morpeth, ON
  • cwdu — Stanley Kornelsen — Aylmer, ON
  • Little Orange Team — Kelly Buehler — Toronto, ON
  • Quebec — Circles: 1 registered

  • Tadoussac OOT — Samuel Denault — Tadoussac, QB


  • International Big Sits!

    Denmark — Circles: 1 registered

  • Logstor Birder — Brian Nilsson — Logstor
  • Panama — Circles: 3 registered

  • Bill & Claudia in Cerro Azul — William Ahrens — Los Altos del Cerro
  • Azul — Linda Harrison — cerro azul
  • Petrels In Panama — Leslie Lieurance — Los Altos de Cerro A
  • Sweden — Circles: 1 registered

  • Segerstads fyr — Christian Cederroth — Segerstad, Oland isl
  • Netherlands — Circles: 1 registered

  • Schouwen — Maarten Sluijter — Westenschouwen
  • Mexico — Circles: 1 registered

  • COAN San Blas — Mark Stackhouse — San Blas
  • South Africa — Circles: 1 registered

  • Stoepsitters — Sally Adam — Mossel Bay
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