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 (Illinois, United States)

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  4. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  5. Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
  6. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  7. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  8. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  9. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  10. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  11. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  12. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  13. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  14. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  15. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  16. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  17. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  18. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  19. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  20. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  21. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  22. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  23. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  24. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  25. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  26. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  27. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  28. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  29. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  30. American Tree Sparrow Spizelloides arborea
  31. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  32. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  33. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  34. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  35. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  36. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  37. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  38. Great Egret Ardea alba
  39. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  40. Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator
  41. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  42. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  43. American Wigeon Anas americana
  44. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  45. Gadwall Anas strepera
  46. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  47. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  48. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  49. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  50. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  51. Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus
  52. American Coot Fulica americana
  53. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  54. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  55. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  56. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  57. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  58. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  59. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  60. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  61. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  62. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  63. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  64. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  65. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  66. Northern Pintail Anas acuta

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