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The first annual Binder Lake Big Sit took place on Sunday Oct. 8.  The 
Circle was occupied
from 6:45 am to 6:30pm.
What a spectacular day!  Sunny, high around 80 and perfect viewing 
conditions.

Observers:
Jim & Julie Lundsted, Dan & Barb Bruegeman, Jeff Briggler, Jim & Marsha 
Wilson, Jim Rathert.

57 species were seen, which surprised us all!
Best bird of the day was a Northern Goshawk and Sora Rail.

Species list:
Pied-billed Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Turkey Vulture
Snow Goose
Canada Goose Bran
Mallard
American Wigeon
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Blue-winged Teal
Green-winged Teal
Osprey
Cooper's Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Sora
American Coot
Killdeer
Wilson's (common) Snipe
Bonaparte's Gull
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Barred Owl
Common Nighthawk
Chimney Swift
Belted Kingfisher
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Eastern Phoebe
Blue Jay
American Crow
Tree Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch
Carolina Wren
Eastern Bluebird
American Robin
Northern Mockingbird
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Chipping Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Northern Cardinal
Common Grackle
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Meadowlark
Brown-headed Cowbird


Compiled by
Julie Lundsted
Jefferson City, MO
Cole County

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