The Big Sit! 2008 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: Pickens Picidae

Captain: Scott Stegenga
Location: Pickens, South Carolina (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  4. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  5. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  6. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  7. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  8. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  9. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  10. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  11. Common Raven Corvus corax
  12. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  13. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  14. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  15. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  16. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  17. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  18. Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
  19. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  20. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  21. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  22. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  23. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  24. Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Team Notes

Participants: Scott Stegenga

Weather: Mostly cloudy to partly cloudy; high: 77 low: 61 (9:08pm)

Location: Table Rock State Park, Pickens County, SC

Time At Location: 3.5 hours between 6:35am and 4:00pm

21 species by 9:00am; only 3 more species added the rest of the day.

Lowest count for this Big Sit site. Activity was abnormally slow for this area. Amazingly, a Carolina Chickadee or Tufted Titmouse was not counted!

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