The Big Sit! 2008 Statistics

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Team Information: Mosquito Food

Captain: Kent Fothergill
Location: Dorena, Missouri (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Great Egret Ardea alba
  2. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  3. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  4. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  5. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  6. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  7. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  8. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  9. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  10. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  11. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  12. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  13. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  14. Barred Owl Strix varia
  15. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  16. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  17. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  18. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  19. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  20. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  21. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  22. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  23. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  24. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  25. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  26. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  27. Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
  28. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  29. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  30. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  31. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  32. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  33. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  34. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  35. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  36. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  37. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  38. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  39. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  40. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  41. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  42. Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
  43. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  44. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  45. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  46. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  47. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  48. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  49. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  50. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

Team Notes

Participants: Chris Barrigar, Kent Fothergill

Weather: Gorgeous! Absolutely a perfect fall day!

Location: Big Oak Tree State Park - southeast portion of lake levee trail

Time At Location: 0600 - 1400

Beautiful day. The cypress trees again put on a fantastic accipter and woodpecker show. Butterflies included: Monarchs, Orange Sulphur, Little Yellow, Cloudless Sulphur, Pearl Crescent, Fiery Skipper, Eastern Tailed-Blue.

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