2018 Big Sit!
The "Birds-I-View Birders" Circle
October 13th, 2018  
Birds-I-View Bird Garden      Jefferson City, Missouri
MANY THANKS to all the  
friends who joined us for the
2018 "Big Sit"
Bird Count !
We enjoyed good food, great
fellowship, and some really
special birds ---Like this
sneaky young
pictured here.
We tallied 35 different
species for the day...
See the complete Species List
Congrats to the
folks who won prizes at
BIV Bird Garden Bingo.
Thanks for joining in the Fun!
A special Thank you to the members
of River Bluffs Audubon Society for
sharing their knowledge and
expertise at the Big Sit.
over a dozen birders and 35 different
bird species participated in the
2018 Big Sit Bird Count at BIV.
Thank you!
See Past Big Sit
Species Lists
Species List (Mostly in Order of Appearance)
35 species
Purple Finch
European Starling
Turkey Vulture
Carolina Chickadee
Blue Jay
Tufted Titmouse
Northern Cardinal
White-throated Sparrow
Mourning Dove
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Cedar Waxwing
Carolina Wren
Coopers Hawk
Common Nighthawk
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Black-capped Chickadee
House Sparrow
Common Grackle
American Crow
House Finch
Brown Thrasher
Chimney Swift
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Gray Catbird
Canada Goose
Northern Flicker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Northern Mockingbird
Sharp-shinned Hawk
American Robin
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Nashville Warbler
American Goldfinch
ABOVE: The elusive Nashville Warbler pictured above
was one of a few we saw flitting among the leaves
about 5:30 pm. Thanks Austin for helping us see the
first one that showed up earlier in the afternoon!
Cedar Waxwing
Above: A Carolina Chickadee sporting leg bands  grabs a
live mealworm from the BIV "Treat Tower". Big Sit
participants won prizes for correctly resighting birds that
were banded as a part of the "Winter Backyard Bird
Banding Project" by the
Missouri River Bird Observatory.
Over 200 Backyard Birds have been banded at BIV on this
program.  Watch our Website and Facebook page for info
to join us for the NEXT Backyard Bird Banding Event!!
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