The Big Sit! 2010 Statistics

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Team Information: Monte Mucho Audubon Society

Captain: Susan Foster
Location: Laredo, Texas (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus
  2. Great Egret Ardea alba
  3. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  4. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  5. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  6. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  7. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  8. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  9. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  10. Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis
  11. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  12. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  13. Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni
  14. Gray Hawk Buteo plagiatus
  15. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  16. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  17. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  18. Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
  19. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  20. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  21. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  22. White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
  23. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  24. Inca Dove Columbina inca
  25. Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris
  26. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  27. Ringed Kingfisher Megaceryle torquata
  28. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  29. Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana
  30. Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons
  31. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  32. Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
  33. Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus
  34. Couch's Kingbird Tyrannus couchii
  35. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus
  36. Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
  37. Green Jay Cyanocorax yncas
  38. Chihuahuan Raven Corvus cryptoleucus
  39. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  40. Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva
  41. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  42. Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
  43. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  44. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  45. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  46. Long-billed Thrasher Toxostoma longirostre
  47. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  48. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  49. Olive Sparrow Arremonops rufivirgatus
  50. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  51. Pyrrhuloxia Cardinalis sinuatus
  52. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  53. Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
  54. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  55. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  56. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
  57. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  58. Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus

Team Notes

Participants: Susan Foster, Raul Delgado, Tom Miller, Mellie Hereford, Henry Hereford, Glenda Barrera, Mary Freeman, Jane Unzeitig, Cathy Kazen, Lowell Woodward

Weather: Gorgeous, clear, mild. 70-90 degrees.

Location: Intersect of Zacate Creek and the Rio Grande River and Las Palmas Trail in Laredo, Texas

Time At Location: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Notes:
Best show was watching an Osprey eating a fish sitting atop a phone pole.

Anecdotes:
Went to use one of the scopes to check out a bird and there was a Groove-billed Ani in the view.


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