The Big Sit! 2012 Statistics

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Team Information: Kathies Korner

Captain: Kathie Gifford
Location: Linglestown, Pennsylvania (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  2. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  3. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  4. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  5. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  6. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  7. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  8. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  9. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  10. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  11. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  12. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  13. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  14. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  15. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  16. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  17. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  18. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  19. House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Team Notes

Participants: A solo sit

Weather: early mist giving away gradually to 70 degree sunshine

Location: Suburban yartd

Time At Location: 7:00am until 6:00pm EDT

The Sit site is a quarter acre suburban lot in a housing development with no natural water source in about a mile wide radius. Therefore, in the last 33 years I've never see this. A Great Blue Heron flew across the backyard at the height of the telephone wires, circled around and landed on the peak of the roof across the road. It sat there for awhile - I felt like it was checking out the area where I sat - and then it glided away. Only later did I realize that I was sitting between the heron and the whiskey half barrel that I've turned into a fountain water feature. I wonder if the heron ever visits that water feature during my work day?

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