The Big Sit! 2014 Statistics

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Team Information: Vansbest

Captain: Kathleen Van Orsdel
Location: Talbott, Tennessee (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  2. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  3. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  4. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  5. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  6. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  7. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  8. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  9. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  10. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  11. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  12. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  13. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  14. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  15. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  16. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Team Notes

Participants: Kathleen Van Orsdel, Don Van Orsdel

Weather: Rain, overcast low of 66 degrees to high of 71 degrees

Location: wooded area, pastures behind location on Scenic View Drive

Time At Location: 7 hours before rain got too hard, then intermittent for about 2 more hours

The heavy rains kept most of the observers away, we did have cover, but you can't look for birds when under cover. Did NOT see some birds I truly expected - sparrows, blue birds, starlings, robins.

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