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 (North Carolina, United States)

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

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