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.

State Species Sightings (California, United States)

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Great Egret Ardea alba
  3. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  4. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  5. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  6. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  7. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  8. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  9. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  10. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  11. Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
  12. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  13. Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus
  14. Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber
  15. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  16. Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
  17. California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
  18. Common Raven Corvus corax
  19. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  20. Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina
  21. Oak Titmouse Baeolophus inornatus
  22. Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus
  23. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  24. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  25. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  26. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  27. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  28. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  29. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  30. Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
  31. California Towhee Melozone crissalis
  32. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  33. Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
  34. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  35. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  36. Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
  37. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  38. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  39. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
  40. Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
  41. Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
  42. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
  43. Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
  44. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  45. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  46. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  47. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  48. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  49. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  50. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  51. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
  52. Gadwall Anas strepera
  53. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  54. Garganey Anas querquedula
  55. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  56. Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
  57. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  58. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  59. Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera
  60. American Wigeon Anas americana
  61. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  62. Greater Scaup Aythya marila
  63. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  64. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  65. Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  66. White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
  67. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  68. Merlin Falco columbarius
  69. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  70. California Quail Callipepla californica
  71. Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
  72. Sora Porzana carolina
  73. American Coot Fulica americana
  74. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  75. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  76. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  77. American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
  78. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  79. Willet Tringa semipalmata
  80. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  81. Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus
  82. Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
  83. Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
  84. Black Turnstone Arenaria melanocephala
  85. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  86. Red Knot Calidris canutus
  87. Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
  88. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  89. Sanderling Calidris alba
  90. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  91. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  92. California Gull Larus californicus
  93. Western Gull Larus occidentalis
  94. Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni
  95. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  96. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  97. Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
  98. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  99. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  100. Barn Owl Tyto alba
  101. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  102. Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens
  103. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  104. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  105. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  106. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  107. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  108. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  109. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  110. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  111. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  112. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  113. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  114. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  115. Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus
  116. Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
  117. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  118. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  119. duck sp.
  120. Prairie Falcon Falco mexicanus
  121. White-throated Swift Aeronautes saxatalis
  122. Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri
  123. Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis
  124. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  125. California Thrasher Toxostoma redivivum
  126. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  127. Common Loon Gavia imme
  128. Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii
  129. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea
  130. Pink-footed Shearwater Ardenna creatopus
  131. Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii
  132. Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  133. Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  134. Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
  135. Brant Branta bernicla
  136. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  137. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  138. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  139. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  140. Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani
  141. Surfbird Calidris virgata
  142. dowitcher sp.
  143. Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
  144. Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
  145. Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans
  146. Common Murre Uria aalge
  147. Marbled Murrelet Brachyramphus marmoratus
  148. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  149. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  150. Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya
  151. Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus
  152. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  153. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  154. Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
  155. Wrentit Chamaea fasciata
  156. Townsend's Warbler Setophaga townsendi
  157. Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
  158. Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida
  159. Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
  160. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  161. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  162. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  163. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  164. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  165. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  166. Common Tern Sterna hirundo
  167. Hutton's Vireo Vireo huttoni
  168. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  169. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  170. Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana

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