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 (Virginia, United States)

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  3. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  4. Barred Owl Strix varia
  5. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  6. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  7. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  8. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  9. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  10. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  11. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  12. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  13. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  14. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  15. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  16. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  17. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  18. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  19. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  20. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  21. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  22. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  23. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  24. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  25. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  26. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  27. Common Raven Corvus corax
  28. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  29. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  30. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  31. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  32. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  33. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  34. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  35. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  36. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  37. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  38. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  39. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  40. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  41. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  42. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  43. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  44. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  45. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  46. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  47. Merlin Falco columbarius
  48. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  49. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  50. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  51. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  52. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  53. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  54. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  55. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  56. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  57. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  58. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  59. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  60. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  61. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  62. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  63. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  64. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  65. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  66. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  67. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  68. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  69. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  70. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  71. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  72. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  73. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  74. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  75. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  76. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  77. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  78. American Coot Fulica americana
  79. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  80. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  81. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  82. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  83. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  84. House Sparrow Passer domesticus