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 (North Carolina, United States)

  1. Common Loon Gavia imme
  2. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  3. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  4. Great Egret Ardea alba
  5. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  6. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  7. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  8. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  9. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  10. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  11. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  12. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  13. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  14. Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  15. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  16. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  17. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  18. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  19. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  20. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  21. Merlin Falco columbarius
  22. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  23. American Coot Fulica americana
  24. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  25. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  26. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  27. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  28. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  29. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  30. Black Tern Chlidonias niger
  31. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  32. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  33. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  34. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  35. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  36. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  37. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  38. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  39. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  40. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  41. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  42. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  43. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  44. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  45. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  46. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  47. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  48. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  49. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  50. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  51. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  52. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  53. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  54. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  55. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  56. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  57. Veery Catharus fuscescens
  58. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  59. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  60. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  61. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  62. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  63. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  64. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  65. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  66. Prairie Warbler Setophaga discolor
  67. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  68. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  69. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  70. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  71. Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
  72. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
  73. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  74. Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
  75. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  76. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  77. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  78. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  79. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  80. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  81. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  82. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  83. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  84. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  85. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  86. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  87. Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
  88. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  89. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  90. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  91. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  92. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  93. Barred Owl Strix varia
  94. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  95. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  96. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  97. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  98. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  99. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  100. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  101. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  102. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  103. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  104. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  105. Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  106. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  107. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  108. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  109. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  110. Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
  111. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  112. American Wigeon Anas americana
  113. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  114. Gadwall Anas strepera
  115. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  116. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  117. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  118. Willet Tringa semipalmata
  119. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  120. Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
  121. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  122. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  123. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  124. Common Tern Sterna hirundo
  125. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  126. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  127. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  128. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  129. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis

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