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: wildbunch

Captain: Jane Watson
Location: maple shade, New Jersey (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  2. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  3. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  4. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  5. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  6. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  7. American Tree Sparrow Spizelloides arborea
  8. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  9. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  10. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  11. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  12. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  13. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  14. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  15. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  16. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  17. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  18. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  19. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus

Team Notes

Participants: Jane Watson, Glenn Watson

Weather: sunny, clear, mid 70's, slight breeze

Location: backyard at 11B Village of Stoney Run, Maple Shade, New Jersey

Time At Location: off and on from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Notes:
At least 10 goldfinches at one time, both male and female. Male and female cardinals. Male and female red bellied woodpeckers. At least 10 sparrows on the fence and in the rose hedge with the hawk present and pursueing them into the hedge. Usually sight several other species which were not in evidence during the Big Sit (10/11/10), such as hairy woodpecker, red wing blackbird, brown headed cowbird, brown creeper, heron, canada geese and mallards.

Anecdotes:
Appearance of the hawk greatly limited our sightings.


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