The Big Sit! 2016 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: Fink Family Farm

Captain: Linda Fink
Location: Grand Ronde, Oregon (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. California Quail Callipepla californica
  2. Barn Owl Tyto alba
  3. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  4. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  5. Hutton's Vireo Vireo huttoni
  6. Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri
  7. California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
  8. Common Raven Corvus corax
  9. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  10. Pacific Wren Troglodytes pacificus
  11. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  12. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  13. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  14. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  15. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  16. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  17. Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
  18. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  19. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  20. Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
  21. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  22. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  23. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Team Notes

Participants: Linda and John Fink

Weather: mid 60s, off and on drizzle

Location: our farm

Time At Location: about 2 hours between farm chores, beginning 7:45 a.m., end 7:45 p.m.

Notes:
Several coveys of C. Quail joined to eat the grain I threw out beyond our circle... a total of 52 quail at one time. I usually only see about 30, but I don't usually sit that long... or throw out grain several times a day. I wonder if they'll be expecting such a banquet every day now...

Anecdotes:
Our resident Barn owl cooperated by flying out of the barn loft at night when my husband turned the loft light on while I waited in the circle with a flashlight to see the owl leave.


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