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: trout

Captain: Ralph Arnold
Location: Olympia, Washington (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  2. Common Loon Gavia imme
  3. Pigeon Guillemot Cepphus columba
  4. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  5. Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
  6. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
  7. Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri
  8. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  9. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  10. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  11. Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens
  12. Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
  13. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  14. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  15. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  16. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  17. Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
  18. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  19. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  20. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  21. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  22. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  23. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  24. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  25. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  26. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  27. Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
  28. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  29. Common Murre Uria aalge
  30. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  31. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  32. Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  33. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  34. Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
  35. Mew Gull Larus canus
  36. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  37. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  38. Marbled Murrelet Brachyramphus marmoratus

Team Notes

Weather: Dense fog

Location: Olympia, Wa

Time At Location: 5:15 AM to 5:30 PM

Here are the results from Team Trout, (Ralph Arnold at 2732 Fishtrap Road NE, Olympia, Wa 98506). Our team consisted of Ralph, Colefield (my grandson extraordinaire) and Bobo, my best friend. We began at 5.15am in heavy, dense fog. We could hear lots of birds on Puget Sound, but could only make out a few (great blue Heron, Kingfisher, Western Grebes, etc). The fog didn't lift until 2pm. Meanwhile, we had some surprises in the yard and feeder, plus a couple of life birds. Throughout the day our superb kitchen crew, one wonderful Jojo, supplied us with hotcakes, sausage, eggs, hot coffee and a delightful lunch and snacks. All in all, it was a great day. though we would have paid handsomely just to see one Mallard. We called it quits as the fog rolled in again at about 5.30pm.

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