The Big Sit! 2015 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. Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
  3. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
  4. Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii
  5. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  6. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  7. Great Egret Ardea alba
  8. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  9. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  10. Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
  11. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
  12. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  13. American Wigeon Anas americana
  14. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  15. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  16. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  17. Greater Scaup Aythya marila
  18. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  19. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  20. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  21. White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
  22. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  23. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  24. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  25. Ferruginous Hawk Buteo regalis
  26. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  27. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  28. California Quail Callipepla californica
  29. American Coot Fulica americana
  30. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  31. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  32. California Gull Larus californicus
  33. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  34. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  35. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  36. Barn Owl Tyto alba
  37. Western Screech-Owl Megascops kennicottii
  38. Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
  39. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  40. Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus
  41. Nuttall's Woodpecker Picoides nuttallii
  42. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  43. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  44. Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
  45. Hutton's Vireo Vireo huttoni
  46. Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri
  47. California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
  48. Common Raven Corvus corax
  49. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  50. Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina
  51. Oak Titmouse Baeolophus inornatus
  52. Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus
  53. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  54. Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
  55. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  56. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  57. Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana
  58. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  59. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  60. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  61. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  62. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  63. Black-throated Gray Warbler Setophaga nigrescens
  64. Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
  65. California Towhee Melozone crissalis
  66. Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
  67. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  68. Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
  69. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  70. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
  71. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  72. Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
  73. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  74. Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata
  75. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  76. Mountain Chickadee Poecile gambeli
  77. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  78. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  79. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  80. Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
  81. Common Loon Gavia imme
  82. Pink-footed Shearwater Ardenna creatopus
  83. Black-vented Shearwater Puffinus opisthomelas
  84. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  85. Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  86. Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  87. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  88. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  89. Gadwall Anas strepera
  90. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  91. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  92. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  93. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  94. Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
  95. Sora Porzana carolina
  96. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  97. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  98. Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani
  99. Willet Tringa semipalmata
  100. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  101. Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
  102. Black Turnstone Arenaria melanocephala
  103. Surfbird Calidris virgata
  104. Red Knot Calidris canutus
  105. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  106. dowitcher sp.
  107. Western Gull Larus occidentalis
  108. Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni
  109. Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans
  110. Common Murre Uria aalge
  111. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  112. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  113. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  114. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  115. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  116. Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens
  117. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  118. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  119. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  120. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  121. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  122. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  123. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  124. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  125. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  126. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  127. White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi
  128. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  129. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  130. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  131. Merlin Falco columbarius
  132. American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
  133. Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus
  134. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  135. Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
  136. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  137. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  138. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  139. Common Tern Sterna hirundo
  140. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  141. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  142. Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya
  143. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  144. Wrentit Chamaea fasciata
  145. California Thrasher Toxostoma redivivum
  146. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  147. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  148. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  149. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  150. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  151. Brant Branta bernicla
  152. Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera
  153. Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
  154. gull sp.
  155. Western Gull X Glaucous-winged Gull Hybrid
  156. Cormorant Spp.
  157. Western Gull/Glaucous -winged Gull

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