The Big Sit! 2014 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: Little Orange Team

Captain: Kelly Buehler
Location: Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

Team Checklist

  1. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  2. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  3. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  4. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  5. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  6. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  7. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  8. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  9. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  10. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  11. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  12. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  13. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  14. gull sp.
  15. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  16. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  17. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  18. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  19. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  20. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis

Team Notes

Participants: Kelly Buehler and Sara Stratton, more of a straight line than a circle. Maybe not a straight line.

Weather: Sunny all day!

Location: back yard in Toronto

Time At Location: 12 hours on and off

Notes:
Started at 7:30 am (5 degrees C) and saw at least half of our birds in the first couple of hours. This weekend we welcomed back juncos, rb and wb nuthatches, and brown creeper. Eastern phoebe and blue-headed vireo were nice surprises. Lots of blue jays and rc and gc kinglets.

Anecdotes:
Phoebe was perched on a garden shed and a monarch landed just in front of it. You could see the phoebe debating whether it could take the monarch. Then it just shrugged its wings and the monarch flew away.


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