The Big Sit! 2010 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.

2010 Big Sit! Overview

Participating States/Countries: 51 (current record: 54 in 2005)
Total Circles: 241 (current record: 241 circles in 2010)
Reported Sitters!: 188 (BWD count)
Total Species Observed Worldwide: 552 (current BWD count)
Total North American (US and Canada) Species Observed: 446 (current BWD count)

Ten Highest Circle Counts

Format: Rank. TBS! Location, City State/Country - "Team Name (if any)" - Circle Captain - # Species in TBS! 2010
Cape May Point, New Jersey (United States) — "No Bull-sittas" — Tom Reed — 139
Cape Henlopen State , Delaware (United States) — "PeregriNATION" — Forrest Rowland — 108
Milford, Connecticut (United States) — "B.W. Surf Scopers" — Frank Gallo — 107
Los Osos, California (United States) — "Pishing in the Wind" — Jim Royer — 101
Elk Neck State Park, Maryland (United States) — "The Turkey Pointers" — Sean Mccandless / Chris Starling — 99
Northampton County, Virginia (United States) — "Coastal VA Wildlife Observatory" — Brian Taber — 88
Pea Island NWR, North Carolina (United States) — "Pea Island NWR" — Jeff Lewis — 88
Weslaco, Texas (United States) — "Weslaco RedCrowns" — Huck Hutchens — 87
Coatesville, Pennsylvania (United States) — "Chambers Lake Early Birders" — Larry Lewis — 86
Rio Hondo, Texas (United States) — "Arroyo Colorado Audubon Society" — Sue Griffin — 86
Unionville, Indiana (United States) — "Sitting Duck Deck Sitters" — James Hengeveld — 81
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina (United States) — "Fish Haul Creek Big Sit" — Mikey Lutmerding — 80
Great Swamp NWR, New Jersey (United States) — "Swamp Sitters" — Nancy Felicito — 80
Arlington, Texas (United States) — "Wings Over Wastewater" — Ted Drozdowski — 80

State Totals: United States

Compiled only from results reported online in real time. Format: State - # 2010 species (# 2009) species
Alabama 89 species (2009: 75) Montana 0 species (2009: 0)
Alaska 26 species (2009: 0) Nebraska 40 species (2009: 30)
Arizona 81 species (2009: 88) Nevada 47 species (2009: 44)
Arkansas 0 species (2009: 0) New Hampshire 68 species (2009: 77)
California 136 species (2009: 112) New Jersey 170 species (2009: 155)
Colorado 72 species (2009: 84) New Mexico 43 species (2009: 30)
Connecticut 145 species (2009: 137) New York 81 species (2009: 76)
Delaware 123 species (2009: 116) North Carolina 146 species (2009: 129)
Florida 133 species (2009: 110) North Dakota 36 species (2009: 46)
Georgia 97 species (2009: 68) Ohio 102 species (2009: 99)
Hawaii 0 species (2009: 0) Oklahoma 108 species (2009: 92)
Idaho 21 species (2009: 49) Oregon 115 species (2009: 117)
Illinois 73 species (2009: 66) Pennsylvania 133 species (2009: 113)
Indiana 96 species (2009: 75) Rhode Island 0 species (2009: 0)
Iowa 79 species (2009: 67) South Carolina 112 species (2009: 84)
Kansas 0 species (2009: 0) South Dakota 21 species (2009: 51)
Kentucky 0 species (2009: 0) Tennessee 11 species (2009: 13)
Louisiana 76 species (2009: 30) Texas 198 species (2009: 190)
Maine 78 species (2009: 50) Utah 58 species (2009: 66)
Maryland 143 species (2009: 124) Vermont 38 species (2009: 0)
Massachusetts 102 species (2009: 42) Virginia 111 species (2009: 110)
Michigan 96 species (2009: 96) Washington 107 species (2009: 84)
Minnesota 92 species (2009: 64) West Virginia 0 species (2009: 0)
Mississippi 100 species (2009: 17) Wisconsin 79 species (2009: 73)
Missouri 93 species (2009: 91) Wyoming 0 species (2009: 0)

International Totals

Compiled only from results reported online in real time. Format: Country - # 2010 species (# 2009) species
Cambodia 2010: 0 species (2009: 0 species)
2010: 0 species (2009 0 species)
China 2010: 0 species (2009: 0 species)
Germany 2010: 0 species (2009: 0 species)
Panama 2010: 72 species (2009: 54 species)
South Africa 2010: 0 species (2009: 0 species)
United Kingdom 2010: 34 species (2009: 18 species)

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