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: Carbondale Chickadees

Captain: Lilly Crane
Location: Carbondale, Illinois (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  2. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  3. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  4. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  5. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  6. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  7. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  8. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis

Team Notes

Participants: Lilly Crane

Weather: sunny, unseasonable warm

Location: backyard

Time At Location: observed intermittantly between 8 A.M. and 4 P.M.

Weather has been unusually warm and dry. 3 days prior to Sunday I had my last Ruby Throated Hummingbird at my feeder - much later than normal. I think the Big Sit is a great idea - you can do it at home at your leisure when all else fails.

The first bird I saw on Sunday was the Sharp Shinned Hawk sitting at the edge of the swimming pool (now shut down for the winter) I have seen this hawk off and on during the summer at the pool or perched on the pool fence. First year for this occurance. It is a juvenile as best as I can tell.

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