The Big Sit! 2009 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 (California, United States)

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Great Egret Ardea alba
  3. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  4. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  5. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  6. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  7. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  8. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  9. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  10. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  11. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  12. Sora Porzana carolina
  13. American Coot Fulica americana
  14. Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
  15. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  16. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  17. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  18. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  19. Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
  20. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  21. Nuttall's Woodpecker Picoides nuttallii
  22. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  23. Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya
  24. Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
  25. California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
  26. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  27. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  28. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  29. Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus
  30. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  31. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  32. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  33. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  34. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  35. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  36. Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
  37. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  38. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  39. Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
  40. Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
  41. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  42. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  43. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  44. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  45. Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  46. Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  47. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  48. Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera
  49. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  50. American Wigeon Anas americana
  51. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  52. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  53. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  54. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  55. White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
  56. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  57. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  58. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  59. Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
  60. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  61. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  62. Merlin Falco columbarius
  63. California Quail Callipepla californica
  64. Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
  65. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  66. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  67. American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
  68. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  69. Willet Tringa semipalmata
  70. Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus
  71. Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
  72. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  73. Red Knot Calidris canutus
  74. Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
  75. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  76. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  77. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  78. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  79. California Gull Larus californicus
  80. Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni
  81. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  82. Western Gull Larus occidentalis
  83. Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans
  84. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  85. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  86. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  87. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  88. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  89. White-throated Swift Aeronautes saxatalis
  90. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  91. Hutton's Vireo Vireo huttoni
  92. Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens
  93. Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
  94. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  95. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  96. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  97. Wrentit Chamaea fasciata
  98. California Thrasher Toxostoma redivivum
  99. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  100. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  101. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  102. Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
  103. California Towhee Melozone crissalis
  104. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  105. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  106. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  107. Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
  108. Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
  109. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  110. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  111. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
  112. House Sparrow Passer domesticus

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