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 (Texas, United States)

  1. Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  4. Great Egret Ardea alba
  5. Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  6. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  7. Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
  8. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  9. White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi
  10. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  11. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  12. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  13. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  14. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  15. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  16. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  17. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  18. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  19. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  20. American Coot Fulica americana
  21. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  22. Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
  23. American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
  24. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  25. Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
  26. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  27. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  28. Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
  29. Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
  30. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  31. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  32. Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus
  33. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  34. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  35. White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
  36. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  37. Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina
  38. Lesser Nighthawk Chordeiles acutipennis
  39. Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons
  40. Ladder-backed Woodpecker Picoides scalaris
  41. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  42. Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus
  43. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus
  44. Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
  45. White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
  46. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  47. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  48. Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva
  49. Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
  50. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  51. Verdin Auriparus flaviceps
  52. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  53. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  54. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  55. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  56. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  57. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  58. Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
  59. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  60. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  61. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  62. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  63. Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway
  64. Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus
  65. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  66. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  67. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis
  68. Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
  69. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  70. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  71. American Wigeon Anas americana
  72. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  73. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  74. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  75. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  76. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  77. Merlin Falco columbarius
  78. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  79. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  80. Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
  81. Sora Porzana carolina
  82. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
  83. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  84. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  85. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  86. Barred Owl Strix varia
  87. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  88. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  89. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  90. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  91. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  92. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  93. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  94. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  95. Purple Martin Progne subis
  96. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  97. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  98. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  99. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  100. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  101. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  102. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  103. Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
  104. Dickcissel Spiza americana
  105. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  106. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  107. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  108. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  109. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  110. Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius
  111. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  112. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  113. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  114. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  115. Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana
  116. Empidonax sp.
  117. Black-crested Titmouse Baeolophus atricristatus
  118. Chestnut-sided Warbler Setophaga pensylvanica
  119. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  120. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
  121. Inca Dove Columbina inca
  122. Mottled Duck Anas fulvigula
  123. White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
  124. Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
  125. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  126. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  127. Willet Tringa semipalmata
  128. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  129. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  130. Barn Owl Tyto alba
  131. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  132. Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum
  133. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  134. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  135. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  136. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  137. Yellow-throated Warbler Setophaga dominica
  138. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  139. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  140. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  141. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
  142. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  143. Canada Warbler Cardellina canadensis
  144. Hooded Warbler Setophaga citrina
  145. Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens
  146. Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
  147. Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
  148. Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
  149. Painted Bunting Passerina ciris
  150. Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
  151. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  152. Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
  153. Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens
  154. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
  155. Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
  156. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  157. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  158. Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
  159. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  160. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  161. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  162. Gadwall Anas strepera
  163. Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni
  164. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  165. Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
  166. Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
  167. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  168. Sprague's Pipit Anthus spragueii
  169. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  170. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  171. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  172. Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor
  173. Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus
  174. Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis
  175. Wood Stork Mycteria americana
  176. Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis
  177. Plain Chachalaca Ortalis vetula
  178. White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi
  179. Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris
  180. Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
  181. Common Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis
  182. Buff-bellied Hummingbird Amazilia yucatanensis
  183. Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri
  184. Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus
  185. Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus
  186. Couch's Kingbird Tyrannus couchii
  187. Green Jay Cyanocorax yncas
  188. Long-billed Thrasher Toxostoma longirostre
  189. Olive Sparrow Arremonops rufivirgatus
  190. Bronzed Cowbird Molothrus aeneus
  191. Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor
  192. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  193. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  194. Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida

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