The Big Sit! 2010 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: San Saba Bird & Nature Club

Captain: Jimma Byrd
Location: San Saba, Texas (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  4. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  5. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  6. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  7. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  8. Inca Dove Columbina inca
  9. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  10. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  11. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  12. Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons
  13. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  14. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  15. Common Raven Corvus corax
  16. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  17. Black-crested Titmouse Baeolophus atricristatus
  18. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  19. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  20. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  21. Rufous-crowned Sparrow Aimophila ruficeps
  22. Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
  23. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  24. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  25. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  26. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria

Team Notes

Participants: Jimma Byrd, John Byrd, Charlie Gray, Christine Bessent, Terry Fischer,Chuck Little, Suzanne Doggett,

Weather: sunny, mild, 80 degrees F, windy in middle of day

Location: 14 miles SW of San Saba, TX in Byrd's backyard

Time At Location: 12 hours 30 minutes

Notes:
The Red-tailed Hawk going into a stoop from about 60 ft up to settle on a snag in huge pecan tree was a highlight. Kettle of 50 Turkey vultures rising up into the air in late afternoon was nice. Hungry little Lincoln's Sparrow feeding on bristle grass in the morning was also lovely.

Anecdotes:
Suzanne's sugar cookies won the proze for best food brought!


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