The Big Sit! 2008 Statistics

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Team Information: SML Osprey Campers

Captain: Georgia Simpson
Location: Santa Margarita Lake, California (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  3. Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii
  4. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  5. Great Egret Ardea alba
  6. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  7. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  8. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  9. Gadwall Anas strepera
  10. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  11. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  12. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  13. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  14. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  15. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  16. California Quail Callipepla californica
  17. American Coot Fulica americana
  18. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  19. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  20. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  21. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  22. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  23. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  24. Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus
  25. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  26. Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
  27. California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
  28. Yellow-billed Magpie Pica nuttalli
  29. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  30. Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina
  31. Oak Titmouse Baeolophus inornatus
  32. Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus
  33. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  34. Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides
  35. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  36. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  37. Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens
  38. California Towhee Melozone crissalis
  39. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  40. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  41. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  42. Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
  43. Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
  44. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  45. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  46. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria

Team Notes

Participants: Richard and Georgia Simpson, and the Dorns, Martins

Weather: Clear, windy

Location: Santa Margarita Lake, CA

Time At Location: 0800 to 2000 hours

Failed to see a number of the regulars we would have expected to see. Otherwise, had a good time

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