The Big Sit! 2007 Statistics

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Team Information: Fresno WBC

Captain: Michael Ruffino
Location: Fresno, California (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Great Egret Ardea alba
  4. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  5. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  6. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  7. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  8. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  9. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  10. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  11. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  12. California Quail Callipepla californica
  13. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  14. California Gull Larus californicus
  15. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  16. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  17. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  18. Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
  19. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  20. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  21. Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
  22. California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
  23. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  24. Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus
  25. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  26. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  27. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  28. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  29. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  30. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  31. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  32. Black-throated Gray Warbler Setophaga nigrescens
  33. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  34. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  35. Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
  36. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  37. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  38. House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Team Notes

Participants: We had 10 aduls and three childres

Weather: Beautiful, sunny and 75 degrees

Location: Fresno California Woodward Park

Time At Location: 6:30am to 5:30pm

Notes:
We had a great time. Everyone saw at least one lifer. Mine was a Black-throated Gray Warbler. A friends was a Green Heron and a Brown Creeper. Most action happened in the early morning as usual but the Warblers, Bushtits and Kinglets picked up teir activity around lunchtime. There wa a cheater though, he flew over in a Hot Air Balloon trying to get a leg up on us seeing the birds from the sky. All those in the park took notice of our circle and some started to report their bird sightings to us in other parts of the park, we kindly said thank you and invited them on future walks. Again we had a great time, Thank You! Michael Ruffino


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