The Big Sit! 2008 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: Actonitz

Captain: Paula Parent
Location: Acton, Maine (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  2. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  3. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  4. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  5. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  6. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  7. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Team Notes

Weather: Partly sunny, cool

Location: Acton, ME

Time At Location: all day Oct. 12, 2008

Bird counts have been way down in this area since a recent hurricane passed, that dumped major amounts of rain. Today has been pretty much a typical day since that storm. Prior to that, I would see an average of 15 different bird species a day, now I'm lucky to see 4. Several Hairy Woodpeckers were seen eating directly off the ground today, I have never seen them do that before.

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