The Big Sit! 2007 Statistics

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Team Information: sarcelle soucrourou

Captain: Patrick Brisse
Location: tucker, Georgia (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  4. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  5. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  6. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  7. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  8. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  9. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  10. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  11. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  12. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  13. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  14. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  15. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  16. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  17. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  18. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  19. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  20. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  21. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  22. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  23. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  24. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  25. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  26. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  27. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  28. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  29. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  30. Bay-breasted Warbler Setophaga castanea
  31. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  32. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  33. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  34. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  35. Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
  36. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  37. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  38. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  39. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  40. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  41. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  42. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  43. Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus

Team Notes

Participants: one participant

Weather: sunny - from 50 to high 70 degree - slight wing in the afternoon

Location: Henderson park - DeKalb County - Georgia

Time At Location: 7:30/10:45am 12:45/2:15pm 4:00/5:15pm and 6:45/7:15pm

The weather was too nice, but it was still a beautiful day to be outside. It was ok for a first try. There was 12 warbler species sighted around the park but only 7 in my circle. 39 species were sighted before 10:45am. As usual the rest of the day did not bring a lot of new species. It has been the same story on previous big sits at my house a few miles away from the park. Interesting birds: Red-breasted Nuthatch (seems to be a small invasion year), Swamp Sparrow (fots for the park), a Cooper's Hawk chasing a Kingfisher, and a Red-shouldered Hawk diving at a Red-tailed Hawk for over 10 minutes.

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