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 (Iowa, United States)

  1. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  2. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  3. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  4. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  5. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  6. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  7. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  8. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  9. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  10. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  11. Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
  12. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  13. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  14. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  15. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  16. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  17. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  18. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  19. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  20. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  21. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  22. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  23. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  24. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  25. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  26. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  27. Mourning Warbler Geothlypis philadelphia
  28. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  29. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  30. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  31. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  32. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  33. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  34. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  35. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  36. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  37. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  38. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  39. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  40. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  41. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  42. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  43. Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis
  44. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  45. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  46. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  47. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  48. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  49. American Coot Fulica americana
  50. Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
  51. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  52. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  53. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  54. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  55. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  56. Great Egret Ardea alba
  57. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  58. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  59. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  60. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  61. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  62. Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
  63. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  64. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  65. Bank Swallow Riparia riparia