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 (South Carolina, United States)

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Great Egret Ardea alba
  4. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  5. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  6. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  7. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  8. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  9. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  10. Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus
  11. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  12. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  13. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  14. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  15. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  16. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  17. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  18. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  19. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  20. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  21. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  22. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  23. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  24. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  25. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  26. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  27. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  28. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  29. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  30. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  31. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  32. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  33. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  34. Wood Stork Mycteria americana
  35. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  36. Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
  37. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  38. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  39. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  40. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  41. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  42. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  43. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  44. Painted Bunting Passerina ciris
  45. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  46. Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  47. Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
  48. Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
  49. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  50. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  51. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  52. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  53. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  54. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  55. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
  56. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  57. American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
  58. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  59. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  60. Willet Tringa semipalmata
  61. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  62. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  63. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  64. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  65. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  66. White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
  67. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  68. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  69. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  70. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  71. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  72. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  73. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  74. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  75. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  76. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  77. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  78. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  79. Common Raven Corvus corax
  80. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  81. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  82. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  83. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  84. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

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