The Big Sit! 2007 Statistics

These statistics reflect information submitted by reporting circles. As teams continue to report their Big Sit! results, the statistics on this page will change to reflect up-to-the-minute information.

Team Information: The Eh! Team

Captain: Ron Arvidson
Location: South Melville, Prince Edward Island (Canada)

Team Checklist

  1. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  2. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  3. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  4. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  5. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  6. Common Raven Corvus corax
  7. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  8. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  9. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  10. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  11. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  12. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  13. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  14. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  15. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  16. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Team Notes

Participants: Ron Arvidson, Bonnie McOrmand, Sharon Clark. Peter Feidstein, Jean Blanchard and Fiep de Bie

Weather: Sunny fall day 53 degrees F/11 C becoming overcast w/ rain at 3:00 PM

Location: South Melville, Prince Edward Island, CANADA

Time At Location: 8:00 AM until 3 PM

This was a fine fall day. Unfortunately, a good part of our migration has passed through over the past three weeks with many of the warblers and sparrows being more numerous before the Sit. There were still a few to be seen and some still local but not seen from the circle. Also, some of the usual suspects - eg. Boreal Chickadees and Woodpeckers, just didn't want to participate!

An amusing incident occured when we re-located to the kitchen for lunch and left our circle abandoned temporarily. We looked out to see the Goldfinches giving our scopes and chairs a thorough inspection - perhaps to assure that we were properly equiped!

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