The Big Sit! 2013 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.

2013 Big Sit! Overview

Participating States/Countries: 47 (current record: 54 in 2005)
Total Circles: 184 (current record: 241 circles in 2010)
Reported Sitters!: 142 (BWD count)
Total Species Observed Worldwide: 735 (current BWD count)
Total North American (US and Canada) Species Observed: 406 (current BWD count)

Ten Highest Circle Counts

Format: Rank. TBS! Location, City State/Country - "Team Name (if any)" - Circle Captain - # Species in TBS! 2013
San Blas (Mexico) — "COAN San Blas" — Mark Stackhouse — 122
Arcata, California (United States) — "HSU Conservation Unlimited" — Philip Chaon — 106
Los Osos, California (United States) — "Pishing in the Wind" — Jim Royer — 104
Pescadero, California (United States) — "SASsy Seawatchers" — Jennifer Rycenga — 100
Seagoville, Texas (United States) — "John Bunker Sands Wetland Bitterns" — Greg Cook — 97
Streetman, Texas (United States) — "Keep Birding Weird" — D D Currie — 82
Weslaco, Texas (United States) — "Weslaco RedCrowns" — Huck Hutchens — 81
Galveston, Texas (United States) — "Galveston Birders" — Allen Hardee — 77
Arlington, Texas (United States) — "Wings Over Wastewater" — Ted Drozdowski — 77
Canfield, Ohio (United States) — "Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary" — Jeff Harvey — 75
Hockessin, Delaware (United States) — "Twitching Talons" — Kelley Nunn — 71

State Totals: United States

Compiled only from results reported online in real time. Format: State - # 2013 species (# 2012) species
Alabama 15 species (2012: 82) Montana 0 species (2012: 0)
Alaska 0 species (2012: 32) Nebraska 0 species (2012: 31)
Arizona 67 species (2012: 113) Nevada 0 species (2012: 0)
Arkansas 0 species (2012: 0) New Hampshire 84 species (2012: 73)
California 170 species (2012: 164) New Jersey 58 species (2012: 150)
Colorado 81 species (2012: 78) New Mexico 0 species (2012: 0)
Connecticut 114 species (2012: 143) New York 83 species (2012: 94)
Delaware 97 species (2012: 96) North Carolina 76 species (2012: 133)
Florida 142 species (2012: 114) North Dakota 0 species (2012: 62)
Georgia 55 species (2012: 70) Ohio 111 species (2012: 117)
Hawaii 0 species (2012: 0) Oklahoma 71 species (2012: 101)
Idaho 55 species (2012: 64) Oregon 72 species (2012: 56)
Illinois 31 species (2012: 10) Pennsylvania 116 species (2012: 132)
Indiana 87 species (2012: 68) Rhode Island 0 species (2012: 0)
Iowa 41 species (2012: 43) South Carolina 106 species (2012: 71)
Kansas 0 species (2012: 0) South Dakota 17 species (2012: 20)
Kentucky 0 species (2012: 0) Tennessee 0 species (2012: 0)
Louisiana 58 species (2012: 57) Texas 194 species (2012: 202)
Maine 92 species (2012: 100) Utah 61 species (2012: 53)
Maryland 83 species (2012: 100) Vermont 29 species (2012: 17)
Massachusetts 7 species (2012: 129) Virginia 85 species (2012: 92)
Michigan 80 species (2012: 80) Washington 59 species (2012: 94)
Minnesota 65 species (2012: 80) West Virginia 55 species (2012: 67)
Mississippi 68 species (2012: 52) Wisconsin 73 species (2012: 68)
Missouri 27 species (2012: 55) Wyoming 0 species (2012: 0)

International Totals

Compiled only from results reported online in real time. Format: Country - # 2013 species (# 2012) species
2013: 0 species (2012 0 species)
Costa Rica 2013: 29 species (2012: 0 species)
Israel 2013: 56 species (2012: 0 species)
Italy 2013: 21 species (2012: 0 species)
Mexico 2013: 122 species (2012: 113 species)
Panama 2013: 93 species (2012: 83 species)
Sweden 2013: 47 species (2012: 82 species)

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