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: Lunacurrie

Captain: Jerry Payne
Location: Musella, Georgia (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  4. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  5. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  6. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  7. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  8. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  9. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  10. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  11. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  12. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  13. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  14. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  15. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  16. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  17. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  18. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  19. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  20. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  21. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  22. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  23. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  24. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  25. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Team Notes

Participants: Jerry & Rose Payne

Weather: Clear, 100% sun, wind 0-5mph

Location: Lunacurrie, Musella, GA

Time At Location: 2 hours

Compared to normal years there was very little bird activity either in flight or song. Of course we were not at our site during optimal birding hours and we are experiencing a severe drought which translates to very little food for the birds.

We were hampered this year by the fact that my wife (1/2 the team) was heavily medicated as she was recovering from major surgery. We had to strike off all Trogans, Bulbuls, Flamingoes and Parrotts as she was the only one to see or hear them!

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