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: Sitting Green Togeth

Captain: Lori Jones
Location: Okmulgee, Oklahoma (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Barred Owl Strix varia
  2. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  3. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  4. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  5. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  6. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  7. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  8. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  9. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  10. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  11. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  12. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  13. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  14. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  15. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  16. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  17. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  18. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  19. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  20. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  21. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  22. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  23. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  24. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  25. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  26. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  27. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  28. Great Egret Ardea alba
  29. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  30. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  31. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  32. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  33. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  34. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  35. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  36. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  37. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  38. Merlin Falco columbarius
  39. Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
  40. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  41. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus

Team Notes

Participants: Terry Mitchell, Gail Storey, Lori Jones, Martin Brown, Anita Mitchell, Jim Mitchell, Cameron Cross, Shari Cross, Mary Jackson, Jay Pruett, Jo Loyd

Weather: Sunny and warm

Location: Cussetah Bottoms Boardwalk, Okmulgee, OK

Time At Location: 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Observations in the early morning were the best. After about 10:00 a.m. sightings became few and far between. In the late afternoon, the hawks, vultures, and osprey showed up to soar on the thermals.

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