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 (Virginia, United States)

  1. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  2. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  3. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  4. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  5. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  6. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  7. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  8. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  9. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  10. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  11. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  12. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  13. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  14. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  15. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  16. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  17. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  18. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  19. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  20. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  21. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  22. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  23. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  24. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  25. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  26. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  27. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  28. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  29. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  30. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  31. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  32. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  33. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  34. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  35. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  36. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  37. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  38. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  39. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  40. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  41. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  42. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  43. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  44. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  45. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  46. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  47. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  48. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  49. Great Egret Ardea alba
  50. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  51. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  52. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  53. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  54. American Wigeon Anas americana
  55. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  56. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  57. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  58. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  59. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  60. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  61. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  62. Merlin Falco columbarius
  63. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  64. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  65. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  66. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  67. Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
  68. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  69. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  70. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  71. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  72. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  73. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  74. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  75. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  76. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  77. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  78. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
  79. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  80. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  81. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  82. Common Loon Gavia imme
  83. Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
  84. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  85. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  86. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  87. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  88. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  89. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  90. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  91. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  92. Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides
  93. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  94. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  95. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  96. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  97. Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
  98. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  99. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  100. White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
  101. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  102. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  103. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  104. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  105. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  106. Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
  107. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  108. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  109. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  110. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  111. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens

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