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.

State Species Sightings (Connecticut, United States)

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  3. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  4. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  5. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  6. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  7. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  8. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  9. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  10. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  11. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  12. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  13. American Wigeon Anas americana
  14. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  15. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  16. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  17. Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
  18. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  19. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  20. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  21. Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
  22. American Coot Fulica americana
  23. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  24. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  25. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  26. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  27. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  28. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  29. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  30. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  31. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  32. Barred Owl Strix varia
  33. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  34. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  35. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  36. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  37. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  38. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  39. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  40. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  41. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  42. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  43. Common Raven Corvus corax
  44. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  45. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  46. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  47. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  48. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  49. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  50. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  51. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  52. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  53. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  54. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  55. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  56. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  57. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  58. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  59. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  60. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  61. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  62. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  63. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  64. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  65. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  66. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  67. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  68. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  69. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  70. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  71. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  72. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  73. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  74. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  75. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  76. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  77. Brant Branta bernicla
  78. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  79. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  80. Merlin Falco columbarius
  81. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  82. Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
  83. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  84. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  85. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  86. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  87. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  88. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  89. Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
  90. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  91. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  92. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  93. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  94. Great Egret Ardea alba
  95. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  96. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  97. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  98. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
  99. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  100. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  101. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  102. Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
  103. Sanderling Calidris alba
  104. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  105. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  106. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  107. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
  108. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  109. Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus
  110. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  111. Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
  112. Common Loon Gavia imme
  113. Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
  114. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  115. Gadwall Anas strepera
  116. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  117. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  118. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  119. White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
  120. American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
  121. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  122. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  123. American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
  124. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  125. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  126. Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
  127. Red Knot Calidris canutus
  128. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  129. White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
  130. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  131. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  132. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  133. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  134. Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus
  135. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  136. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  137. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  138. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  139. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  140. Nelson's Sparrow (formerly Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow) Ammodramus nelsoni
  141. Dickcissel Spiza americana
  142. Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida
  143. Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
  144. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  145. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus

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