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 (Maryland, United States)

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  4. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  5. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  6. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  7. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  8. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  9. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  10. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  11. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  12. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  13. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  14. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  15. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  16. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  17. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  18. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  19. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  20. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  21. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  22. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  23. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  24. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  25. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  26. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  27. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  28. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  29. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  30. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  31. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  32. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  33. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  34. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  35. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  36. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  37. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  38. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  39. Common Loon Gavia imme
  40. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  41. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  42. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
  43. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  44. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  45. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  46. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  47. Merlin Falco columbarius
  48. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  49. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  50. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  51. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  52. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  53. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  54. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  55. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  56. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  57. Barred Owl Strix varia
  58. Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus
  59. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  60. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  61. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  62. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  63. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  64. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  65. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  66. Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus
  67. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  68. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  69. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  70. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  71. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  72. Veery Catharus fuscescens
  73. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  74. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  75. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  76. Bicknell's Thrush Catharus bicknelli
  77. Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
  78. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  79. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  80. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  81. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  82. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  83. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  84. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  85. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  86. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  87. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  88. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  89. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  90. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  91. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  92. Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
  93. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  94. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  95. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  96. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  97. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  98. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  99. American Wigeon Anas americana
  100. Sora Porzana carolina
  101. American Coot Fulica americana
  102. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  103. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  104. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  105. Brant Branta bernicla
  106. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  107. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  108. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  109. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  110. Gadwall Anas strepera
  111. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  112. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  113. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  114. Greater Scaup Aythya marila
  115. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  116. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  117. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  118. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  119. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  120. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  121. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  122. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  123. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  124. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii

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