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: Birdyverde Cockoos

Captain: Barbie Hart
Location: Cottonwood, Arizona (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  2. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  3. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  4. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  5. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  6. Gila Woodpecker Melanerpes uropygialis
  7. Red-naped Sapsucker Sphyrapicus nuchalis
  8. Ladder-backed Woodpecker Picoides scalaris
  9. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  10. Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya
  11. Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus
  12. Common Raven Corvus corax
  13. Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
  14. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  15. Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana
  16. Lucy's Warbler Oreothlypis luciae
  17. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  18. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  19. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  20. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  21. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  22. Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
  23. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  24. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  25. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
  26. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus

Team Notes

Participants: Barbie Hart, Susie Beach, Joe Spangler, Candice Rusco, Miranda Rusco, Michael Durgain, Connie Gilmore, Orville & Alice Gilmore, Jean Wilder, Peg Miller.

Weather: Sunny day, little or no wind, high 81 degrees

Location: Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Cottonwood, AZ. Ecotone between open fields and first lagoon

Time At Location: 12 hours: 7am - 7pm

Anecdotes:
The weather and the company was wonderful. He failed to see many of our common species, which had us all baffled, but we got birds that we hadn’t seen in the past. Saw the Cooper’s hawk chase the female belted kingfisher after she caught a small fish. She sure made a ruckus.


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