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 (New Jersey, United States)

  1. Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
  2. Common Loon Gavia imme
  3. Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
  4. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  5. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  6. Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
  7. Great Egret Ardea alba
  8. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  9. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  10. Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  11. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  12. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  13. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  14. Brant Branta bernicla
  15. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  16. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  17. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  18. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  19. American Wigeon Anas americana
  20. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  21. Greater Scaup Aythya marila
  22. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  23. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  24. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  25. Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
  26. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  27. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  28. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  29. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  30. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  31. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  32. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  33. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  34. Merlin Falco columbarius
  35. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  36. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  37. American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
  38. Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica
  39. Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
  40. Sanderling Calidris alba
  41. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  42. Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
  43. Red Knot Calidris canutus
  44. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  45. Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
  46. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  47. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  48. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  49. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  50. Common Tern Sterna hirundo
  51. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  52. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  53. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  54. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  55. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  56. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  57. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  58. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  59. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  60. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  61. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  62. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  63. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  64. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  65. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  66. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  67. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  68. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  69. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  70. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  71. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  72. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  73. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  74. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  75. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  76. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  77. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  78. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  79. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  80. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  81. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  82. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  83. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  84. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  85. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  86. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  87. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  88. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  89. Gadwall Anas strepera
  90. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  91. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  92. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  93. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  94. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  95. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  96. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  97. White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
  98. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  99. Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus
  100. Black Skimmer Rynchops niger
  101. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  102. Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
  103. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  104. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  105. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  106. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  107. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  108. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  109. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  110. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  111. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  112. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  113. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  114. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  115. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  116. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  117. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  118. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  119. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  120. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  121. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  122. Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
  123. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  124. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  125. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  126. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  127. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  128. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  129. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  130. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  131. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  132. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  133. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  134. Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
  135. Sora Porzana carolina
  136. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
  137. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  138. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  139. Barred Owl Strix varia
  140. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  141. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  142. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  143. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  144. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  145. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  146. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  147. American Coot Fulica americana
  148. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  149. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  150. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  151. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  152. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris