The Big Sit! 2008 Statistics

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Team Information: Birdorable

Captain: Amy Evenstad
Location: Deerfield, Illinois (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  3. Great Egret Ardea alba
  4. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  5. Sora Porzana carolina
  6. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  7. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  8. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  9. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  10. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  11. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  12. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  13. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  14. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  15. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  16. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Team Notes

Participants: Amy Evenstad, Arthur de Wolf, Ramon Evenstad

Weather: Clear, no wind, hot. High 82F.

Location: Prairie Wolf Slough, Lake County Illinois

Time At Location: About five hours total between 6:55am - 6:15pm

Our first Big Sit. We walked to our circle (a strategically located picnic table) from our home several times throughout the day. Most activity at sunrise and sunset; too hot in the afternoon for birds and watchers.

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