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 (Minnesota, United States)

  1. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  2. Great Egret Ardea alba
  3. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  4. Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator
  5. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  6. Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  7. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  8. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  9. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  10. Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus
  11. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  12. Merlin Falco columbarius
  13. Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
  14. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  15. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  16. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  17. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  18. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  19. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  20. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  21. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  22. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  23. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  24. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  25. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  26. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  27. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  28. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  29. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  30. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  31. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  32. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  33. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  34. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  35. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  36. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  37. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  38. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  39. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  40. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  41. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  42. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  43. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  44. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  45. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  46. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  47. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  48. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  49. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  50. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  51. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  52. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  53. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  54. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  55. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  56. Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
  57. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  58. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  59. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  60. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  61. Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida
  62. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  63. Harris's Sparrow Zonotrichia querula
  64. Herring Gull Larus argentatus

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