The Big Sit! 2008 Statistics

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Team Information: KBAS Grebes

Captain: Julie Van Moorhem
Location: Klamath Falls, Oregon (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
  3. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
  4. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  5. Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii
  6. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  7. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  8. Great Egret Ardea alba
  9. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  10. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  11. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  12. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  13. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  14. American Wigeon Anas americana
  15. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  16. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  17. Bufflehead Bucephala albeola
  18. Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
  19. Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  20. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  21. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  22. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  23. California Quail Callipepla californica
  24. American Coot Fulica americana
  25. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  26. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  27. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  28. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  29. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  30. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  31. Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus
  32. Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri
  33. California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
  34. Common Raven Corvus corax
  35. Mountain Chickadee Poecile gambeli
  36. Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus
  37. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  38. Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
  39. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  40. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  41. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  42. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  43. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  44. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  45. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  46. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  47. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  48. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
  49. House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Team Notes

Participants: Marilyn Christian, Kevin Spencer, Mary Ellen Sargent, Julie Van Moorhem

Weather: 25F-52F, cloudy and breezy in AM, sunny and warmer in PM

Location: Putnam Point, Klamath Falls, OR

Time At Location: 8 to 11:45 AM and 1:15 to 3:15 PM (5 hrs 45 min)

Notes:
Klamath Basin Audubon Society's first Big Sit! Very cold in the AM but moderated in the PM. Next year we need to have more watchers for the event--we'll recruit early.

Anecdotes:
Normal birds for this area, nothing unexpected or unusual. A really different kind of birding and lots of fun.


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