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 (Virginia, United States)

  1. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  2. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  3. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  4. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  5. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  6. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  7. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  8. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  9. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  10. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  11. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  12. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  13. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  14. Purple Martin Progne subis
  15. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  16. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  17. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  18. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  19. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  20. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  21. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  22. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  23. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  24. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  25. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  26. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  27. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  28. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  29. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  30. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  31. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  32. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  33. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  34. Common Loon Gavia imme
  35. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  36. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  37. Great Egret Ardea alba
  38. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  39. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  40. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  41. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  42. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  43. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  44. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  45. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  46. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  47. Merlin Falco columbarius
  48. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  49. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  50. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  51. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  52. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  53. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  54. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  55. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  56. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  57. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  58. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  59. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  60. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  61. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  62. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  63. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  64. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  65. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  66. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  67. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  68. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  69. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  70. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  71. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  72. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  73. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  74. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  75. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  76. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  77. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  78. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  79. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  80. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  81. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  82. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  83. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  84. Dickcissel Spiza americana
  85. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  86. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  87. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  88. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  89. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  90. Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
  91. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  92. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  93. Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  94. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  95. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  96. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  97. Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
  98. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  99. Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
  100. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  101. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  102. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  103. Seaside Sparrow Ammodramus maritimus
  104. Nelson's Sparrow (formerly Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow) Ammodramus nelsoni
  105. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  106. Barred Owl Strix varia
  107. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  108. Common Raven Corvus corax
  109. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  110. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla

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