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 (Minnesota, United States)

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  3. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  4. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  5. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  6. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  7. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  8. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  9. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  10. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  11. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  12. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  13. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  14. Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
  15. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  16. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  17. Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
  18. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  19. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  20. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  21. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  22. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  23. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  24. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  25. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  26. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  27. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  28. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  29. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  30. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  31. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  32. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  33. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  34. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  35. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  36. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  37. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  38. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  39. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  40. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  41. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  42. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  43. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  44. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  45. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  46. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  47. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  48. Common Loon Gavia imme
  49. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  50. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  51. Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  52. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  53. Merlin Falco columbarius
  54. Common Raven Corvus corax
  55. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  56. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  57. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  58. Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
  59. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  60. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  61. Great Egret Ardea alba
  62. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  63. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  64. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  65. American Coot Fulica americana
  66. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  67. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  68. Barred Owl Strix varia
  69. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  70. Ladder-backed Woodpecker Picoides scalaris
  71. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi
  72. Bell's Vireo Vireo belli
  73. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  74. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  75. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  76. Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
  77. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  78. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  79. Brown Creeper Certhia americana