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 (Delaware, United States)

  1. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  4. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  5. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  6. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  7. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  8. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  9. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  10. Merlin Falco columbarius
  11. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  12. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  13. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  14. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  15. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  16. Barred Owl Strix varia
  17. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  18. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  19. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  20. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  21. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  22. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  23. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  24. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  25. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  26. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  27. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  28. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  29. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  30. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  31. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  32. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  33. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  34. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  35. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  36. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  37. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  38. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  39. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  40. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  41. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  42. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  43. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  44. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  45. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  46. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  47. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  48. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  49. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  50. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  51. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  52. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  53. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  54. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  55. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  56. Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
  57. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  58. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  59. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  60. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  61. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  62. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  63. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  64. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  65. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  66. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  67. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  68. Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
  69. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  70. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  71. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  72. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  73. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  74. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  75. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  76. Common Loon Gavia imme
  77. Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
  78. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  79. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
  80. Brant Branta bernicla
  81. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  82. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  83. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  84. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  85. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  86. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  87. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  88. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  89. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  90. Sanderling Calidris alba
  91. Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
  92. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  93. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  94. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  95. Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
  96. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  97. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  98. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  99. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  100. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  101. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  102. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  103. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  104. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  105. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  106. Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea

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