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: Wirtz Whip-poor-wills

Captain: Alyce Quinn
Location: Wirtz, Virginia (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  4. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  5. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  6. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  7. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  8. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  9. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  10. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  11. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  12. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  13. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  14. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  15. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  16. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  17. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  18. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  19. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  20. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  21. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  22. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  23. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  24. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Team Notes

Participants: Roanoke Valley Bird Club members

Weather: Started out cold, warmed up nicely. Sunny.

Location: Burnt Chimney, VA

Time At Location: All day

Anecdotes:
Everybody wanted to know where all the warblers, tanagers and cuckoos were that we'd been seeing in our yard for the previous two or three weeks! Sure would be nice if this count was done a couple of weeks earlier. Aren't most of the migrants gone from the northern half of the country by now?


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