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 (Michigan, United States)

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Great Egret Ardea alba
  4. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  5. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  6. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  7. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  8. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  9. Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator
  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. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  16. Gadwall Anas strepera
  17. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  18. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  19. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  20. Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  21. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  22. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  23. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  24. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  25. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  26. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  27. Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
  28. American Coot Fulica americana
  29. Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
  30. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  31. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  32. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  33. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  34. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  35. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  36. Barred Owl Strix varia
  37. Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
  38. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  39. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  40. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  41. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  42. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  43. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  44. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  45. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  46. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  47. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  48. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  49. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  50. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  51. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  52. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  53. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  54. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  55. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  56. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  57. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  58. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  59. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  60. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  61. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  62. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  63. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  64. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  65. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  66. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  67. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  68. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  69. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  70. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  71. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  72. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  73. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  74. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  75. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  76. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  77. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  78. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  79. Ross's Goose Chen rossii
  80. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  81. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  82. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  83. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  84. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  85. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  86. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  87. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  88. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  89. Merlin Falco columbarius
  90. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  91. Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus
  92. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  93. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  94. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  95. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  96. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  97. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  98. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  99. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  100. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  101. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  102. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  103. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  104. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  105. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  106. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus