The Big Sit! 2008 Reporting Circles

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Format: State/Country — # Circles
— Participants — TBS! location, City — # species

Alabama — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

Wheeler NWR Wingers — Dwight Cooley — Wheeler NWR, al — 65

Arizona — Circles: 5 registered, 3 reporting

The Kathryn F. Anderson Granite Reef Asterisks — Herbert Fibel — northeast of Mesa, az — 70
Aimophila Adventures — Rick Wright — Oro Valley, az — 38
Rio Salado Sitters — Terry Brodner — Phoenix, az — 98

Arkansas — Circles: 2 registered, 1 reporting

Kayz Circle — Kay Craig — Wilmar, ar — 11

California — Circles: 5 registered, 4 reporting

Twitch Whiffers — George Chaniot — Ukiah, ca — 89
SLO Birders — Jim Royer — Los Osos, ca — 108
SML Osprey Campers — Georgia Simpson — Santa Margarita Lake, ca — 46
Peekin Peewees — Bill Doyle — Santa Rosa, ca — 43

Colorado — Circles: 5 registered, 3 reporting

Soloyanis — Susan Soloyanis — Cascade, co — 22
DFO Insaniacs — Joey Kellner — Littleton, co — 53
Scrub J-oakers — Hugh Kingery — Franktown, co — 37

Connecticut — Circles: 12 registered, 6 reporting

HAS Big Sit — Jay Kaplan — South Windsor, ct — 64
Grassy Hill — Richard Chyinski — East Lyme, ct — 23
Acer saccharum — John Triana — Prospect, ct — 17
Litchfield Hills Audubon, CT — David Tripp Jr. — Litchfield, ct — 76
Silver Sands Sitters — Stacy Hanks — Milford, ct — 76
Bobolinks — Robert Dixon — Sterling, ct — 46

Delaware — Circles: 3 registered, 3 reporting

Twitching Talons — Derek Stoner — Hockessin, de — 73
Prime Hook Beach — Mary Bigelow — Milford, de — 39
Peregrine Pushers — Forrest Rowland — Lewes, de — 88

Florida — Circles: 10 registered, 7 reporting

Wild Bird Center of Sarasota — Matthew Holman — Sarasota, fl — 39
Capo Island Sitters — Jacqueline Kern — St. Augustine, fl — 40
Smok Duck — Rita Grant — Brooksville, fl — 25
St. Marks Spotters — Robin Will — St. Marks Lighthouse, fl — 47
Under the Bridge — Ray Scory — Port Orange, fl — 37
Middle River Merlins — Russ Titus — Fort Lauderdale, fl — 39
Me — Keith Berry — Tallahassee, fl — 22

Georgia — Circles: 3 registered, 1 reporting

sarcelle soucrourou — Patrick Brisse — Tucker, ga — 38

Illinois — Circles: 4 registered, 3 reporting

Prairie Woods Audubon — Cyndi Duda — Barrington, il — 23
Birdfreaks — Eddie Callaway — Rockford, il — 42
Birdorable — Amy Evenstad — Deerfield, il — 16

Indiana — Circles: 5 registered, 2 reporting

Sitting Duck Deck Sitters — James Hengeveld — Unionville, in — 68
Beckham Bird Club — Rod Goforth — Clarksville, in — 50

Iowa — Circles: 6 registered, 4 reporting

DeSoto's Gooseless Wonders — Sue Mcdonald — Missouri Valley, ia — 26
The Lakers — Carolyn Fischer — Clear Lake, ia — 29
Neal Smith NWR Prairie birders — Karen Viste-sparkman — Prairie City, ia — 25
Team Vogel — Bill Tollefson — Cedar Rapids, ia — 37

Louisiana — Circles: 3 registered, 1 reporting

Black Bayou Birders — Joan Brown — Monroe, la — 33

Maine — Circles: 4 registered, 2 reporting

Gilsland Gulls — Turk Duddy — Falmouth, me — 64
Actonitz — Paula Parent — Acton, me — 7

Maryland — Circles: 7 registered, 6 reporting

Patuxent NWR Aberrant Passerines — Maggie O'connell — Laurel, md — 21
Kentish Plovers — Walter Ellison — Rock Hall, md — 67
Montgomery County Sitting Ducks — Rick Sussman — boyds, md — 51
Southern Jug Bay — Danny Bystrak — Bristol, md — 60
The Turkey Pointers — Chris Starling — Elk Neck State Park, md — 82
Jug Birds — Jeff Shenot — Upper Marlboro, md — 53

Massachusetts — Circles: 2 registered, 1 reporting

Jean Road Birders — David Desrochers — Arlington, ma — 10

Michigan — Circles: 7 registered, 5 reporting

Shiawassee NWR Blue Geese — Steve Kahl — Shiawassee NWR, mi — 78
Metro Munchers — Tom Heatley — Harrison Township, mi — 53
The Sentinels at Detroit River IWR — Lisa Appel — Trenton, mi — 51
Camp Remote — Russell Emmons — Casco, mi — 23
Washtenaw Wingnuts — Don Chalfant — Whitmore Lake, mi — 52

Minnesota — Circles: 5 registered, 3 reporting

Birds of a Feather — Edward Lagace Park Ranger — Winona, mn — 46
Grosbreasted Rosebeaks — Paul Fank — Dassel, mn — 47
Boreal Birdometers — Bill Tefft — Ely, mn — 26

Mississippi — Circles: 3 registered, 2 reporting

Up at the Blackwell Cabin — Ronnie Blackwell — Hattiesburg, ms — 19
Lethargic wading watchers — Larry Morgan — Hattiesburg, ms — 44

Missouri — Circles: 5 registered, 4 reporting

Eagle Eyes Squaw Creek NWR — James "jimmie" Voltz — Mound City, mo — 39
Swan Sitters — Doris Fitchett — Sumner, mo — 51
Memorial Park Lawn Chair Birders — Steve Garr — Jefferson City, mo — 28
Mosquito Food — Kent Fothergill — Dorena, mo — 50

Nevada — Circles: 2 registered, 2 reporting

Stillwater NWR — Ali Chaney — Fallon, nv — 31
Bird Nerds @ Moapa Valley NWR NV — Laurie & Dan Mooney - Moapa Valley N W R — Moapa, nv — 36

New Jersey — Circles: 6 registered, 4 reporting

The Celery Stalkers — Carol Flanagan — Allendale, nj — 66
Swamp Sitters — Pat Giaimo — Great Swamp NWR, nj — 63
Team Peregrine Fondue — Tom Reed — Cape May Point, nj — 113
CMBO Avalon Sea Watch — Sean Fitzgerald — Avalon, nj — 82

New Mexico — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

Desert Oasis — Patricia Russell — Santa Teresa, nm — 25

New York — Circles: 4 registered, 2 reporting

Lenoir Lunatics — Michael Bochnik — Yonkers, ny — 54
Yardbirds — Liz Kirchner — Fresh Meadows, ny — 28

North Carolina — Circles: 7 registered, 6 reporting

Pea Island NWR — Jeff Lewis — Pea Island NWR, nc — 74
Alligator River NWR — Bucket Taylor — Manteo, nc — 32
MECKBIRDERS — David Lovett — huntersville, nc — 64
BIRDRANGER — Brian Bockhahn — Wake Forest, nc — 52
The Sitting Ducks — Susan Jones — Winston-Salem, nc — 42
Lewisville Lookers — Allen Huss — Lewisville, nc — 17

North Dakota — Circles: 2 registered, 1 reporting

Warbler Woodland Watchers — Paulette Scherr — Arrowwood NWR, nd — 35

Ohio — Circles: 10 registered, 10 reporting

Whipple Bird Club — Bill Thompson, Iii — Whipple, oh — 69
GMAS ACE BIRDERS — Tim Leslie — Perrysville, oh — 48
The Dean Clan — Patricia Dean — Prospect, oh — 24
Brumbaugh Birders — Chuck Mcclaugherty — Alliance, oh — 26
OYBC Ottawa NWR — Rebecca Hinkle — Oak Harbor, oh — 54
Sisters Circle — Sister Marty Dermody — Shaker Trace - Miami, oh — 40
Nature Center at Shaker Lakes — Julie West — Cleveland, oh — 47
The Solitary Vireo — Jane Van Coney — Cincinnati, oh — 15
The Sitting Emperors of Caesar Creek SP — John Habig — Waynesville, oh — 51
Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary — Jim Dolan — Canfield, oh — 62

Oklahoma — Circles: 6 registered, 3 reporting

Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge Birders — Becky Wolff — Jet, ok — 50
TREES — Douglas Wood — Tishomingo, ok — 50
Sitting Green Togeth — Lori Jones — Okmulgee, ok — 41

Oregon — Circles: 10 registered, 9 reporting

Finley Flyers — Molly Monroe — Corvallis, or — 60
Hilltopers — Jack Doyle — Lincoln City, or — 26
Marsh Dwellers — Gordon West — Bandon, or — 20
Chunkos — Al Ahlgrim — Oregon City, or — 24
Cold Springs NWR — June Whitten — Hermiston, or — 42
McNary Wildlife — June Whitten — Umailla, or — 30
MISSION PONDS — Jack Simons — PENDLETON, or — 19
Lower Columbia Birders — Mike Patterson — Seaside, or — 51
KBAS Grebes — Julie Van Moorhem — Klamath Falls, or — 49

Pennsylvania — Circles: 14 registered, 10 reporting

Juniata Juncos — Chad Kauffman — Mifflintown, pa — 36
Stone Mtn Hawkeyes — Trudy Kyler — Huntingdon, pa — 33
WBNC — Dick Byers — Derry, pa — 27
Shavers Creek — Greg Grove — Petersburg, pa — 33
Rose Tree Redtails — Holly Merker — Media, pa — 49
NOTSLAR PTB — Norwood Frederick — Ralston, pa — 12
Bald Eagle SP Storm Birds — Bob Snyder — Bald Eagle State Par, pa — 37
St Thomas Titmice — Kathie Gifford — Linglestown, pa — 17
Militia Hill Deck Sitters — Rich Conroy — Fort Washington, pa — 60
Greenies — Valerie Barnes — Fayetteville, pa — 30

South Carolina — Circles: 2 registered, 1 reporting

Pickens Picidae — Scott Stegenga — Pickens, sc — 24

South Dakota — Circles: 2 registered, 2 reporting

turkeyfeathrs — Caroline Stafford — Rapid City, sd — 23
SF feeder complex — Mick Zerr — Sioux Falls, sd — 14

Tennessee — Circles: 2 registered, 1 reporting

Vansbest — Kathleen Van Orsdel — Talbott, tn — 14

Texas — Circles: 14 registered, 13 reporting

AustinX — Laurie Foss — Austin, tx — 70
FAMI whoopers — Barbara Bruns — Aransas NWR, tx — 49
Wings Over Wastewater — Ted Drozdowski — Arlington, tx — 82
Bexar Butter Butts — Sheridan Coffey — San Anonio, tx — 77
Border Birders — Mike Carlo — Alamo, tx — 41
The Green J's — Joshua Rose — Mission, tx — 65
Trinity River Refuge — Stuart Marcus — Dayton, tx — 57
Pineywoods Audubon — Ruth Heino — Nacogdoches, tx — 22
Circle TEXAS — Roy Reinarz — brenham, tx — 40
LagunaAtascosa — Stacy Sanchez — Los Fresnos, tx — 38
Pedernales Peepers — Lydia Middendorf — Johnson City, tx — 19
Corpus Christi Hawkwatchers — Libby Even — Corpus Christi, tx — 93
Hays Squawkers — Stephanie Barko — Driftwood, tx — 19

Utah — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

Utah Lakers — Eric Huish — Provo, ut — 45

Virginia — Circles: 5 registered, 5 reporting

roxys birders — Tom Dilts — midlothian, va — 21
Coastal VA Wildlife Observatory — Brian Taber — Northampton County, va — 60
Wirtz Whip-poor-wills — Alyce Quinn — Wirtz, va — 20
Burnt Chimney Swifts — Tim Quinn — Burnt Chimney, va — 22
Riverbend Renegades — John Callow — Great Falls, va — 55

Washington — Circles: 2 registered, 2 reporting

trout — Ralph Arnold — Olympia, wa — 41
West Sequim Bay — Denny Van Horn — Sequim, wa — 66

West Virginia — Circles: 2 registered, 1 reporting

Handlan Chapter, Brooks Bird Club — Cynthia D. Ellis — Red House, wv — 46

Wisconsin — Circles: 3 registered, 3 reporting

EPBWC City-Sitters — Joseph Devereaux — Milwaukee, wi — 28
The Old Coots — Larry Michael — Horicon, wi — 68
Birdie Sitters — Pastor Elmer Lehman — Weston, wi — 37

Canada Big Sits!

Manitoba — Circles: 2 registered, 2 reporting

boreal48 — Darrell Neufeld — winnipeg, MB — 7
One Old Crow and a Cute Chick — Carrie Braden — Portage la Prairie, MB — 11

Nova Scotia — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

SIBBS — Don Macneill — Seal Island, NS — 57

Ontario — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

Holiday Beach Migration Observatory — Paul Pratt — Amherstburg, ON — 91

Quebec — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

BorealChickadeeTeam — Claudette Cormier — Saint-Fulgence, QB — 53

International Big Sits!

Netherlands — Circles: 3 registered, 1 reporting

De Hoekse Sluis — Erik Kleyheeg — Bergambacht, Other — 69

Sweden — Circles: 2 registered, 2 reporting

Segerstads fyr — Christian Cederroth — Segerstad, Oland isl, Other — 93
Dyudden — Bengt Stridh — VästerÃ¥s, Other — 35

India — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

Birds of Gujarat-GNCS — Bhargav Joshi — Vadodara, Other — 34

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