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 (Illinois, United States)

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  3. Great Egret Ardea alba
  4. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  5. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  6. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  7. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  8. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  9. Gadwall Anas strepera
  10. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  11. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  12. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  13. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  14. American Wigeon Anas americana
  15. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  16. Canvasback Aythya valisineria
  17. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  18. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  19. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  20. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  21. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  22. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  23. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  24. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  25. Merlin Falco columbarius
  26. Sora Porzana carolina
  27. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
  28. American Coot Fulica americana
  29. Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
  30. American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
  31. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  32. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  33. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  34. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  35. White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
  36. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  37. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  38. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  39. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  40. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  41. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  42. Barred Owl Strix varia
  43. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  44. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  45. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  46. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  47. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  48. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  49. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  50. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  51. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  52. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  53. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  54. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  55. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  56. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  57. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  58. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  59. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  60. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  61. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  62. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  63. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  64. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  65. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  66. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  67. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  68. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  69. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  70. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  71. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  72. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  73. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  74. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  75. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  76. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  77. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  78. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  79. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  80. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  81. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  82. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  83. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  84. yellowlegs sp.
  85. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  86. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  87. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  88. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  89. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  90. sparrow sp.

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