The Big Sit! 2007 Statistics

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Team Information: Cowford Catbirds

Captain: Carole A. Adams
Location: Jacksonville, Florida (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Wood Stork Mycteria americana
  4. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  5. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  6. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  7. Great Egret Ardea alba
  8. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  9. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  10. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  11. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  12. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  13. Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis
  14. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  15. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  16. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  17. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  18. Merlin Falco columbarius
  19. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
  20. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  21. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  22. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  23. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  24. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  25. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  26. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  27. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  28. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  29. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  30. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  31. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  32. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  33. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  34. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  35. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  36. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  37. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  38. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  39. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  40. Yellow-throated Warbler Setophaga dominica
  41. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  42. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  43. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  44. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  45. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula

Team Notes

Participants: Carole, Marge, Lesley, Skip, Sherry, David, Peter, Linda, Laura and Curly Joe

Weather: Awesome, not too hot and nice breezes

Location: Hanna Park in Jacksonville, Florida

Time At Location: 8:30am - 7pm

Every opportunity to watch birds brings about a new experience. Our group watched as a Peregrine Falcon went after an Anhinga. We doubt it was trying to catch the Anhinga but you couldn't convince the Anhinga. It dove into the water and didn't come up for the longest time. Observations included a flock of five Great Blue Heron, an awesome sight. One of our favorite sightings was the Mississippi Kite. The Kite came in nice and close giving us all a good look.

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