The Big Sit! 2013 Statistics

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Team Information: Scrub J-oakers

Captain: Hugh Kingery
Location: Franktown, Colorado (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  2. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  3. Gadwall Anas strepera
  4. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  5. Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
  6. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  7. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  8. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  9. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  10. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  11. Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri
  12. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  13. California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
  14. Black-billed Magpie Pica hudsonia
  15. Common Raven Corvus corax
  16. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  17. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  18. Mountain Chickadee Poecile gambeli
  19. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  20. Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana
  21. Townsend's Solitaire Myadestes townsendi
  22. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  23. Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana
  24. Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
  25. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  26. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  27. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  28. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  29. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  30. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
  31. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  32. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  33. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  34. Ferruginous Hawk Buteo regalis
  35. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  36. Merlin Falco columbarius
  37. Prairie Falcon Falco mexicanus

Team Notes

Participants: Urling & Hugh Kingery, Davis & Ginny Ammons, Linda & Jim Broeren,Kevin Corwin, Kate Frost, Karen Metz, Tom Parchman, Gerry Raskin, Harriet Stratton

Weather: Clear, afternoon winds

Location: 751 Willow Lake Drive, roof of our house

Time At Location: 7 am to 5:30 pm

A raptor migration: 36 hawks, 9 Turkey Vultures, plus 10 Ravens and perhaps 7 crows. We haven't ever seen a migration like this at our house. 210 Sandhill Cranes. A large contingent of Robins has moved in - perhaps to the dismay of our territorial Townsend's Solitaires. So has a flock of Wild Turkeys. Total of 530 individuals

Excellent pot luck.

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