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 (Delaware, United States)

  1. Common Loon Gavia imme
  2. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  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. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  10. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  11. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  12. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  13. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  14. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
  15. Brant Branta bernicla
  16. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  17. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  18. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  19. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  20. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  21. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  22. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  23. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  24. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  25. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  26. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  27. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  28. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  29. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  30. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  31. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  32. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  33. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  34. Merlin Falco columbarius
  35. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  36. Sanderling Calidris alba
  37. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  38. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  39. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  40. Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
  41. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  42. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  43. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  44. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  45. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  46. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  47. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  48. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  49. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  50. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  51. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  52. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  53. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  54. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  55. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  56. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  57. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  58. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  59. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  60. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  61. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  62. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  63. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  64. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  65. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  66. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  67. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  68. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  69. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  70. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  71. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  72. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  73. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  74. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  75. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  76. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  77. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  78. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  79. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  80. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  81. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  82. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  83. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  84. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  85. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  86. Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
  87. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  88. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  89. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  90. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  91. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  92. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  93. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  94. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  95. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  96. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  97. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  98. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  99. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  100. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  101. Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
  102. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  103. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  104. Barred Owl Strix varia
  105. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  106. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  107. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  108. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  109. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  110. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  111. Veery Catharus fuscescens
  112. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  113. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  114. Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
  115. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  116. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii

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