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: Packcipiters

Captain: Katrina Fenton
Location: Peterborough, New Hampshire (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  4. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  5. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  6. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  7. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  8. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  9. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  10. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  11. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  12. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  13. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  14. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  15. Common Raven Corvus corax
  16. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  17. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  18. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  19. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  20. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  21. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  22. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  23. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  24. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  25. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  26. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  27. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  28. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  29. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  30. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  31. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  32. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Team Notes

Weather: 5-10mph SW wind, partly cloudy skies in am, overcast in pm,. drizzle at 5:30, 50-55F

Location: Pack Monadnock Raptor Migration Observatory

Time At Location: 6:15am-6:15pm

Notes:
It was an interesting blend of expected and unexpected species with some notable misses that had been around all week. DEJU was the first species observed (6:25am), WITU the last (5:32pm).

Anecdotes:
"What's the Big Spit?" was asked by a visitor, which threw everyone into peals of laughter and sent Andre spitting around the platform.


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