The Big Sit! 2007 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: Cross Creeks Wingwatchers

Captain: Karen Pacheco
Location: Dover, Tennessee (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  2. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  3. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  4. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  5. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  6. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  7. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  8. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  9. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  10. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  11. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  12. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  13. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  14. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  15. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  16. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  17. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  18. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  19. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  20. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  21. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  22. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  23. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  24. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  25. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  26. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  27. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  28. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  29. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  30. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  31. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  32. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  33. Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus
  34. House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Team Notes

Participants: Karen Pacheco, Sarah Welker, Larry Starner, Mitz Bailey, Sherry Bailey, Julie Wolfe, Ray Ward

Weather: Clear; 68 - 80 degrees; light breeze in PM

Location: Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge, Dover, TN

Time At Location: 12 midnight - 8 PM

Our count was set up around the refuge visitor center where we have established a Visitor Center Feeder Station; Cross Creeks NWR being one of only five refuges in the FWS's Southeast Region selected for a pilot project to help educate the public about backyard bird feeding. During the day, observations could be made of lots of feeder birds flying to and fro the feeders and fountains from trees and woods around the refuge headquarters.

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