The Big Sit! 2006 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.

2006 Big Sit! Overview

Participating States/Countries: 47 (current record: 54 in 2005)
Total Circles: 164 (current record: 241 circles in 2010)
Reported Sitters!: 126 (BWD count)
Total Species Observed Worldwide: 750 (current BWD count)
Total North American (US and Canada) Species Observed: 388 (current BWD count)

Ten Highest Circle Counts

Format: Rank. TBS! Location, City State/Country - "Team Name (if any)" - Circle Captain - # Species in TBS! 2006
Cape May, New Jersey (United States) — "CMBO Hawkwatch" — Tom Magarian — 121
Los Osos, California (United States) — "SLO Birders" — Jim Royer — 112
Reed's Beach, New Jersey (United States) — "Reed's Beach Mudhens" — Tom Reed — 104
Quintana, Texas (United States) — "Brazosport Birders" — Charlie Brower — 97
Sebastian Inlet, Florida (United States) — "Sebastian Inlet Sit" — Andy Bankert — 95
Elk Neck State Park, Maryland (United States) — "The Turkey Pointers" — Chris Starling — 89
Baton Rouge, Louisiana (United States) — "LSU Tiger-herons" — Justin Bosler — 88
Northampton County, Virginia (United States) — "Coastal VA Wildlife Observatory" — Brian Taber — 85
Brisbane (Australia) — "Queensland Questrels" — Dawn Beck — 85
Kent County (United Kingdom) — "Cliffe birders" — Don Taylor — 83
Segerstad, Oland isl (Sweden) — "Segerstads fyr" — Christian Cederroth — 78

State Totals: United States

Compiled only from results reported online in real time. Format: State - # 2006 species (# 2005) species
Alabama 0 species (2005: 56) Montana 0 species (2005: 0)
Alaska 0 species (2005: 0) Nebraska 0 species (2005: 0)
Arizona 106 species (2005: 91) Nevada 0 species (2005: 0)
Arkansas 0 species (2005: 0) New Hampshire 0 species (2005: 0)
California 135 species (2005: 144) New Jersey 156 species (2005: 91)
Colorado 87 species (2005: 42) New Mexico 21 species (2005: 18)
Connecticut 97 species (2005: 122) New York 76 species (2005: 65)
Delaware 0 species (2005: 0) North Carolina 104 species (2005: 62)
Florida 119 species (2005: 106) North Dakota 0 species (2005: 41)
Georgia 30 species (2005: 38) Ohio 104 species (2005: 103)
Hawaii 0 species (2005: 0) Oklahoma 68 species (2005: 72)
Idaho 56 species (2005: 58) Oregon 92 species (2005: 124)
Illinois 30 species (2005: 0) Pennsylvania 88 species (2005: 105)
Indiana 94 species (2005: 92) Rhode Island 0 species (2005: 0)
Iowa 57 species (2005: 36) South Carolina 93 species (2005: 81)
Kansas 0 species (2005: 25) South Dakota 29 species (2005: 17)
Kentucky 30 species (2005: 0) Tennessee 86 species (2005: 75)
Louisiana 88 species (2005: 108) Texas 167 species (2005: 182)
Maine 0 species (2005: 0) Utah 46 species (2005: 55)
Maryland 129 species (2005: 72) Vermont 16 species (2005: 27)
Massachusetts 0 species (2005: 74) Virginia 124 species (2005: 93)
Michigan 71 species (2005: 87) Washington 81 species (2005: 0)
Minnesota 61 species (2005: 68) West Virginia 45 species (2005: 43)
Mississippi 32 species (2005: 31) Wisconsin 60 species (2005: 83)
Missouri 84 species (2005: 73) Wyoming 0 species (2005: 0)

International Totals

Compiled only from results reported online in real time. Format: Country - # 2006 species (# 2005) species
Australia 2006: 85 species (2005: 0 species)
2006: 0 species (2005 0 species)
Guatemala 2006: 0 species (2005: 0 species)
India 2006: 28 species (2005: 33 species)
Netherlands 2006: 76 species (2005: 79 species)
Panama 2006: 43 species (2005: 32 species)
Sweden 2006: 78 species (2005: 0 species)
United Kingdom 2006: 83 species (2005: 137 species)
Vietnam 2006: 38 species (2005: 34 species)

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