The Big Sit! 2009 Reporting Circles

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Format: State/Country — # Circles
— Participants — TBS! location, City — # species

Alabama — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

Wheeler NWR Wingers — Dwight Cooley — Wheeler NWR, al — 75

Arizona — Circles: 2 registered, 2 reporting

Rio Salado Sitters — Thomas Gaskill — Phoenix, az — 76

California — Circles: 3 registered, 2 reporting

Pishing in the Wind — Jim Royer — Los Osos, ca — 107
The Fledglings — Madeline Yancey — Stevinson, ca — 38

Colorado — Circles: 4 registered, 3 reporting

DFO Insaniacs — Joey Kellner — Littleton, co — 71
Scrub J-oakers — Hugh Kingery — Franktown, co — 35
NOCO Wrenegades — Connie Kogler — Loveland, co — 39

Connecticut — Circles: 13 registered, 10 reporting

QVAS Bird Buddies — Eric Eichorn — Meriden, ct — 32
Bobolinks — Robert Dixon — Sterling, ct — 58
Grassy Hill — Richard Chyinski — East Lyme, ct — 22
B.W. Surf Scopers — Frank Gallo — Milford, ct — 94
Silver Sands Sitters — Stacy Hanks — Milford, ct — 57
HMANA Yard Raptors — Joe Wojtanowski — Poquonock, ct — 49
Woodbridge Wing Nuts — Chris Loscalzo — Woodbridge, ct — 55
Acer saccharum — John Triana — Hamden/Woodbridge, ct — 42
Killingworth Yard — John Himmelman — Killingworth, ct — 28
HAS Big Sit — Jay Kaplan — South Windsor, ct — 55

Delaware — Circles: 2 registered, 2 reporting

Twitching Talons — Derek Stoner — Hockessin, de — 82
PeregriNATION — Forrest Rowland — Lewes, de — 98

Florida — Circles: 9 registered, 8 reporting

Seminole Sitters — Faith Jones — Sanford, fl — 37
Smok Duck — Rita Grant — Brooksville, fl — 23
Tradewinds Park Merlins — Russ Titus — Coconut Creek, fl — 42
Under the Bridge — Ray Scory — Port Orange, fl — 38
Guana Reserve List — Diane Reed — St. Augustine, fl — 44
ancient City Birders — Jacqueline Kern — St. Augustine, fl — 22
St. Marks Spotters — Robin Will — St. Marks Lighthouse, fl — 50
Ding Darling — Jeff Combs — Sanibel, fl — 38

Georgia — Circles: 3 registered, 3 reporting

Nerdy Birders — David Hollie — Ringgold, ga — 48
Clyde Shepherd — Woody Hickcox — Decatur, ga — 20
sarcelle soucrourou — Patrick Brisse — Tucker, ga — 49

Idaho — Circles: 2 registered, 2 reporting

Avimor — Robert Mortensen — Boise, id — 20
Lucky Peak Hawkwatch — Jon Kauffman — Boise, id — 39

Illinois — Circles: 3 registered, 3 reporting

NW Audubon — Pam Steinhaus — Savanna, il — 56
Raptor Shufflers — Karen Lund — South Barrington, il — 24
Birdorable — Amy Evenstad — Round Lake Beach, il — 22

Indiana — Circles: 4 registered, 2 reporting

Indy Birders — Don Gorney — Indianapolis, in — 55
Beckham Bird Club — Rod Goforth — Clarksville, in — 49

Iowa — Circles: 3 registered, 3 reporting

Team Vogel — Bill Tollefson — Cedar Rapids, ia — 37
The Lakers — Carolyn Fischer — Clear Lake, ia — 35
DeSoto's Gooseless Wonders — Sue Mcdonald — Missouri Valley, ia — 41

Louisiana — Circles: 2 registered, 1 reporting

Black Bayou Birders — Joan Brown — Monroe, la — 30

Maine — Circles: 2 registered, 1 reporting

Gilsland Gulls — Turk Duddy — Falmouth, me — 50

Maryland — Circles: 9 registered, 6 reporting

Kentish Plovers — Walter Ellison — Rock Hall, md — 70
Montgomery County Sitting Ducks — Chuck Parker — Boyds, md — 55
The Woodbinoculars — Rick Sussman — Woodbine, md — 40
Patuxent Research Refuge Vicious Chickadees — Paul Baicich — Laurel, md — 38
The Turkey Pointers — Chris Starling — Elk Neck State Park, md — 95
Patuxent Migratory Robins — Chandler Robbins — Laurel, md — 64

Massachusetts — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

the Slob-O-Links — Joshua Rose — Ware, ma — 42

Michigan — Circles: 4 registered, 4 reporting

Metro Munchers — Tom Heatley — Harrison Township, mi — 51
Washtenaw Wingnuts — Don Chalfant — Whitmore Lake, mi — 47
Camp Remote — Russell Emmons — Casco, mi — 24
Shiawassee NWR Blue Geese — Steve Kahl — Shiawassee NWR, mi — 68

Minnesota — Circles: 5 registered, 3 reporting

Grosbreasted Rosebeaks — Paul Fank — Dassel, mn — 53
Aberrant Passerines at MN Valley NWR — Maggie O'connell — Rapids Lake Visitor, mn — 12
NMBS dingbats — Jeanie Joppru — Thief River Falls, mn — 32

Mississippi — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

Madison — Pullen Watkins — Madison, ms — 17

Missouri — Circles: 5 registered, 4 reporting

Veery — Jennifer Outcalt — Jefferson City, mo — 29
Memorial Park Lawn Chair Birders — Steve Garr — Jefferson City, mo — 33
Eagle Eyes Squaw Creek NWR — James "jimmie" Voltz — Mound City, mo — 37
Mosquito Fodder — Chris Barrigar — Dorena, mo — 61

Nebraska — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

Team Merlin — Tim Hajda — Berwyn, ne — 30

Nevada — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

Fallon Feathers — Susan Sawyer — Fallon, nv — 44

New Hampshire — Circles: 4 registered, 4 reporting

Pondicherry NWR Marsh Hawks — David Govatski — Pondicherry NWR, nh — 40
LubberlandLandlubbers — Phil Brown — Newmarket, nh — 63
Team Pack Monadnock — Lance Tanino — Peterborough, nh — 17
Covert Operations — Donald And Lillian Stokes — Hancock, nh — 48

New Jersey — Circles: 5 registered, 4 reporting

The Celery Stalkers — Carol Flanagan — Allendale, nj — 60
Swamp Sitters — Nancy Felicito — Great Swamp NWR, nj — 68
The (No) Bull-sittas — Tom Reed — Cape May Point, nj — 146
Lk Pine Gray Gooses — Maggie Thomas — Medford, nj — 41

New Mexico — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

Desert Oasis — Patricia Russell — Santa Teresa, nm — 30

New York — Circles: 4 registered, 4 reporting

Lenoir Lunatics — Michael Bochnik — Yonkers, ny — 63
Yardbirds — Liz Kirchner — Fresh Meadows, ny — 22
Christopher Robins — Catherine Remchuk — Bath, ny — 16
SCASbirders — Renee Davis — Wurtsboro, ny — 42

North Carolina — Circles: 5 registered, 5 reporting

MECKBIRDERS — David Lovett — huntersville, nc — 60
Alligator River NWR — Cindy Heffley — East Lake, nc — 36
The Sitting Ducks — Susan Jones — Winston-Salem, nc — 46
Pea Island NWR — Jeff Lewis — Pea Island NWR, nc — 68
BIRDRANGER — Brian Bockhahn — Wake Forest, nc — 80

North Dakota — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

Warbler Woodland Watchers — Paulette Scherr — Arrowwood NWR, nd — 46

Ohio — Circles: 8 registered, 7 reporting

Brumbaugh Birders — Chuck Mcclaugherty — Alliance, oh — 31
Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary — Jim Dolan — Canfield, oh — 61
Whipple Bird Club — Bill Thompson, Iii — Whipple, oh — 67
The Dean Clan — Patricia Dean — Prospect, oh — 28
No Common Name — Jane Van Coney — Cincinnati, oh — 14
GMAS ACE BIRDERS — Gary Cowell Jr. — Mansfield, oh — 50
Nature Center at Shaker Lakes — Julie West — Cleveland, oh — 37

Oklahoma — Circles: 6 registered, 3 reporting

TREES — Douglas Wood — Tishomingo, ok — 72
Great Salt Plains — Ron Shepperd — Jet, ok — 38
Wing Nuts — Angie Holt — Norman, ok — 47

Oregon — Circles: 7 registered, 6 reporting

Marsh Dwellers — Gordon West — Bandon, or — 29
Finley NWR Flyers — Molly Monroe — Corvallis, or — 52
Chunkos — Al Ahlgrim — Oregon City, or — 23
Cold Springs NWR — June Whitten — Hermiston, or — 37
Gulls Galore — June Whitten — Umatilla, or — 10
Lower Columbia Birders — Mike Patterson — Seaside, or — 55

Pennsylvania — Circles: 16 registered, 12 reporting

Chambers Lake Early Birders — Larry Lewis — Coatesville, pa — 83
Stone Mtn Hawkeyes — Trudy Kyler — Huntingdon, pa — 37
Bald Eagle SP Storm Birds — Bob Snyder — Bald Eagle State Par, pa — 39
Juniata Juncos — Chad Kauffman — Mifflintown, pa — 34
Dead Wood Birders — Joe Sebastiani — Avondale, pa — 66
Rose Tree Redtails — Holly Merker — Media, pa — 53
NOTSLAR PTB — Norwood Frederick — Ralston, pa — 27
Kunkletown Kingbirds — Corey Husic — Kunkletown, pa — 70
The Pulpit Peregrines — Alex Lamoreaux — Fort Loudon, pa — 36
Greenies — Valerie Barnes — Fayetteville, pa — 21
Hawkowls — Grant Stevenson — Fountain Hill, pa — 16
Waiting For Woodpecker — Kathie Gifford — Linglestown, pa — 21

South Carolina — Circles: 5 registered, 5 reporting

Waccamaw Audubon Soc — Richard Moore — Murrells Inlet, sc — 53
toogoodoo — Bruce Krucke — Yonges island, sc — 27
UUFC Youth — Patricia Voelker — Columbia, sc — 16
Pickens Picidae — Scott Stegenga — Pickens, sc — 24
Santee Storks — Susan Heisey — Summerton, sc — 30

South Dakota — Circles: 7 registered, 6 reporting

turkeyfeathrs — Caroline Stafford — Rapid City, sd — 13
SF feeder complex — Mick Zerr — Sioux Falls, sd — 11
Blind Birders — Michael Zerr — Sioux Falls, sd — 20
EastSideChris — Chris Anderson — Sioux Falls, sd — 27
Great Bump Birders — Bob Bork — Sioux Falls, sd — 18
Small Acres — Jan Small — Vermillion, sd — 13

Tennessee — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

Vansbest — Kathleen Van Orsdel — Talbott, tn — 13

Texas — Circles: 20 registered, 15 reporting

Team Balcones — Laurie Foss — Liberty Hill, tx — 26
Bentsen Green Beam — Jose Uribe — Mission, tx — 59
FAMI whoopers — Barbara Bruns — Aransas NWR, tx — 39
Wings Over Wastewater — Ted Drozdowski — Arlington, tx — 95
Birding on Broadmeade — Mikael Behrens — Austin, tx — 45
Humrbirds — Kelly Hill — Magnolia, tx — 15
LTVBC — Gary Holmes — Dayton, tx — 38
Weslaco RedCrowns — John Yochum — Weslaco, tx — 113
NTBWC — Terry Mckee — Wichita Falls, tx — 37
Border Birders — Gisela Chapa — Alamo, tx — 13
N Houston Birders — Bill And Mavis Townsley — Brazoria, tx — 15
Pineywoods Audubon — Ruth Heino — Nacogdoches, tx — 32
HornsbySquatters — Eric Carpenter — Austin, tx — 57
Pedernales Peepers — Lydia Middendorf — Johnson City, tx — 12
StonekingBarko — Stephanie Barko — Austin, tx — 9

Utah — Circles: 2 registered, 2 reporting

The Bear Bottom Sitters — Betsy Beneke — Brigham City, ut — 48
Utah Lakers — Eric Huish — Provo, ut — 54

Virginia — Circles: 8 registered, 7 reporting

roxys birders — Tom Dilts — midlothian, va — 20
Coastal VA Wildlife Observatory — Brian Taber — Northampton County, va — 81
Seaside Hawkwatch — Brian Taber — Northampton County, va — 49
Wirtz Whip-poor-wills — Alyce Quinn — Wirtz, va — 24
Burnt Chimney Swifts — Tim Quinn — Burnt Chimney, va — 28
Gerg-birds — Greg Davis — New Baltimore, va — 30
Staunton River Sitters — Mary Foster — Scottsburg, va — 11

Washington — Circles: 5 registered, 4 reporting

Columbia NWR — Randy Hill — Othello, wa — 34
South Meadowlarks — Neil Zimmerman — Seattle, wa — 44
Loony Tuners — Jim Flynn — Oak Harbor, wa — 25
The Sanderlings — Penny Rose — Seattle, wa — 42

Wisconsin — Circles: 4 registered, 3 reporting

FBMP Migrants — Noel Cutright — Town of Belgium, wi — 40
RCBNC — Barbara Duerksen — Lone Rock, wi — 43
Old Coots — Jeff Bahls — Horicon, wi — 40

Canada Big Sits!

Nova Scotia — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

SIBBS — Don Macneill — Seal Island, NS — 41

Ontario — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

HBMO Hawks — Justin Bosler — Amherstburg, ON — 93

International Big Sits!

Panama — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

Bill & Claudia in Cerro Azul — William Ahrens — Los Altos del Cerro, Other — 54

United Kingdom — Circles: 1 registered, 1 reporting

Walkwood Watchers — Andy Gibb — Redditch, Other — 18

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