The Big Sit! 2008 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.

State Species Sightings (Delaware, United States)

  1. Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
  2. Common Loon Gavia imme
  3. Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
  4. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  5. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  6. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  7. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  8. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  9. Brant Branta bernicla
  10. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  11. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  12. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  13. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  14. American Wigeon Anas americana
  15. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  16. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  17. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  18. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  19. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  20. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  21. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  22. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  23. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  24. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  25. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  26. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  27. Merlin Falco columbarius
  28. Sanderling Calidris alba
  29. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  30. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  31. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  32. Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
  33. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  34. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  35. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  36. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  37. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  38. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  39. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  40. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  41. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  42. Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii
  43. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  44. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  45. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  46. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  47. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  48. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  49. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  50. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  51. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  52. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  53. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  54. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  55. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  56. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  57. Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
  58. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  59. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  60. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  61. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  62. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  63. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  64. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  65. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  66. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  67. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  68. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  69. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  70. Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
  71. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
  72. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  73. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  74. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  75. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  76. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  77. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  78. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  79. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  80. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  81. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  82. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  83. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  84. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  85. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  86. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  87. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  88. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  89. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  90. Great Egret Ardea alba
  91. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  92. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  93. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  94. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  95. Common Tern Sterna hirundo
  96. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  97. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  98. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  99. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  100. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  101. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  102. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  103. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  104. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  105. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  106. Barred Owl Strix varia
  107. Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
  108. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  109. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  110. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  111. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  112. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  113. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  114. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  115. Prairie Warbler Setophaga discolor
  116. Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
  117. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  118. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus