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 (Iowa, United States)

  1. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  4. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  5. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  6. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  7. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  8. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  9. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  10. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  11. Barred Owl Strix varia
  12. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  13. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  14. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  15. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  16. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  17. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  18. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  19. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  20. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  21. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  22. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  23. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  24. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  25. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  26. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  27. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  28. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  29. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  30. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  31. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  32. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  33. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  34. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  35. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  36. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  37. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  38. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  39. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  40. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  41. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  42. American Coot Fulica americana
  43. Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
  44. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  45. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  46. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  47. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  48. Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
  49. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  50. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  51. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  52. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  53. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  54. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  55. Great Egret Ardea alba
  56. Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
  57. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  58. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  59. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  60. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  61. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  62. Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
  63. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  64. Prairie Falcon Falco mexicanus
  65. Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
  66. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  67. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis

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