The Big Sit! 2012 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.

2012 Big Sit! Overview

Participating States/Countries: 50 (current record: 54 in 2005)
Total Circles: 233 (current record: 241 circles in 2010)
Reported Sitters!: 173 (BWD count)
Total Species Observed Worldwide: 731 (current BWD count)
Total North American (US and Canada) Species Observed: 431 (current BWD count)

Ten Highest Circle Counts

Format: Rank. TBS! Location, City State/Country - "Team Name (if any)" - Circle Captain - # Species in TBS! 2012
Cape May Point, New Jersey (United States) — "The No Bullsitters" — Sam Galick — 134
Los Osos, California (United States) — "Pishing in the Wind" — Jim Royer — 116
Weslaco, Texas (United States) — "Weslaco RedCrowns" — Huck Hutchens — 115
San Blas (Mexico) — "COAN San Blas" — Mark Stackhouse — 113
Arlington, Texas (United States) — "Wings Over Wastewater" — Ted Drozdowski — 94
Westport, Massachusetts (United States) — "Gooseberrylicious" — Marshall Iliff — 87
Corpus Christi, Texas (United States) — "Corpus Christi Hawk Watchers" — Libby Even — 86
Lake Havasu City, Arizona (United States) — "Cape Havasuvians" — Lauren Harter — 84
Milford, Connecticut (United States) — "B.W. Surf Scopers" — Frank Gallo — 84
Stratford, Connecticut (United States) — "Riverdogs" — Frank Mantlik — 83
Segerstad, Oland isl (Sweden) — "Segerstads fyr" — Christian Cederroth — 82

State Totals: United States

Compiled only from results reported online in real time. Format: State - # 2012 species (# 2011) species
Alabama 82 species (2011: 64) Montana 0 species (2011: 17)
Alaska 32 species (2011: 33) Nebraska 31 species (2011: 0)
Arizona 113 species (2011: 89) Nevada 0 species (2011: 0)
Arkansas 0 species (2011: 0) New Hampshire 73 species (2011: 48)
California 164 species (2011: 163) New Jersey 150 species (2011: 141)
Colorado 78 species (2011: 76) New Mexico 0 species (2011: 16)
Connecticut 143 species (2011: 150) New York 94 species (2011: 75)
Delaware 96 species (2011: 109) North Carolina 133 species (2011: 99)
Florida 114 species (2011: 106) North Dakota 62 species (2011: 53)
Georgia 70 species (2011: 47) Ohio 117 species (2011: 132)
Hawaii 0 species (2011: 0) Oklahoma 101 species (2011: 84)
Idaho 64 species (2011: 38) Oregon 56 species (2011: 76)
Illinois 10 species (2011: 44) Pennsylvania 132 species (2011: 135)
Indiana 68 species (2011: 94) Rhode Island 0 species (2011: 0)
Iowa 43 species (2011: 55) South Carolina 71 species (2011: 57)
Kansas 0 species (2011: 0) South Dakota 20 species (2011: 16)
Kentucky 0 species (2011: 68) Tennessee 0 species (2011: 50)
Louisiana 57 species (2011: 64) Texas 202 species (2011: 184)
Maine 100 species (2011: 83) Utah 53 species (2011: 56)
Maryland 100 species (2011: 114) Vermont 17 species (2011: 21)
Massachusetts 129 species (2011: 123) Virginia 92 species (2011: 99)
Michigan 80 species (2011: 106) Washington 94 species (2011: 91)
Minnesota 80 species (2011: 33) West Virginia 67 species (2011: 0)
Mississippi 52 species (2011: 27) Wisconsin 68 species (2011: 77)
Missouri 55 species (2011: 94) Wyoming 0 species (2011: 0)

International Totals

Compiled only from results reported online in real time. Format: Country - # 2012 species (# 2011) species
2012: 0 species (2011 0 species)
Denmark 2012: 0 species (2011: 0 species)
Mexico 2012: 113 species (2011: 0 species)
Netherlands 2012: 0 species (2011: 79 species)
Panama 2012: 83 species (2011: 66 species)
South Africa 2012: 29 species (2011: 0 species)
Sweden 2012: 82 species (2011: 94 species)

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