The Big Sit! 2010 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: Orchard Orioles

Captain: Pam Hunt
Location: Concord, New Hampshire (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. thrush sp.
  2. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  3. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  4. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  5. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  6. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  7. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  8. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  9. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  10. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  11. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  12. Merlin Falco columbarius
  13. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  14. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  15. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  16. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  17. Barred Owl Strix varia
  18. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  19. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  20. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  21. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  22. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  23. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  24. Common Raven Corvus corax
  25. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  26. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  27. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  28. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  29. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  30. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  31. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  32. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  33. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  34. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  35. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  36. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  37. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  38. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  39. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  40. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  41. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  42. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  43. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  44. Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus
  45. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Team Notes

Participants: Pam Hunt, Bob Quinn, Joe Quinn, Dave Howe, Mark Suomala, Joanne O'Shaugnessy, Robert Vallieres

Weather: 40-60 degrees F, mostly clear, variable NW wind

Location: Carter Hill hawkwatch

Time At Location: 0715-1915

Lots of Canada Geese moving today (500+). Most common songbirds were Yellow-rumped Warbler and American Robin. <40 hawks seen for hawk watch component. Field and White-crowned Sparrows seen in brushy area ~100 yards away, but not on big-sit proper.

A busy day at the orchard for visitors and apple pickers.

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