The Big Sit! 2016 Statistics

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Team Information: Heron Siege

Captain: Jessica Rotter
Location: Fort Worth, Texas (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  4. Great Egret Ardea alba
  5. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  6. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  7. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  8. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  9. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  10. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  11. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  12. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  13. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  14. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  15. Barred Owl Strix varia
  16. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  17. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  18. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  19. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  20. Ladder-backed Woodpecker Picoides scalaris
  21. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  22. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  23. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  24. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  25. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  26. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  27. Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
  28. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  29. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  30. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  31. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  32. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  33. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  34. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  35. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  36. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus

Team Notes

Participants:

Weather: Temperature was in the low 50's before sunrise, some clouds and fog early. Warmer and sunny up to 72 F.

Location: Fort Worth Nature Center, Caprock Trail overlook

Time At Location: 6:03 AM to 4:23 PM

Notes:
This was a small group of dedicated birders with an expansive view of the sky, trees and part of the river.

Anecdotes:
It was very exciting to see a Chipping Sparrow.


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