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 (Minnesota, United States)

  1. Common Loon Gavia imme
  2. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
  3. Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
  4. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  5. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  6. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
  7. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  8. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  9. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  10. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  11. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  12. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  13. Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
  14. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  15. Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus
  16. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  17. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  18. Merlin Falco columbarius
  19. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  20. Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
  21. American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
  22. Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri
  23. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  24. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  25. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  26. Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
  27. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  28. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  29. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  30. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  31. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  32. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  33. Common Raven Corvus corax
  34. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  35. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  36. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  37. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  38. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  39. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  40. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  41. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  42. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  43. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  44. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  45. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  46. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  47. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  48. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  49. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  50. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  51. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  52. Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus
  53. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  54. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  55. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  56. Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
  57. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  58. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  59. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  60. Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
  61. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  62. Barred Owl Strix varia
  63. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  64. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  65. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
  66. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  67. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  68. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  69. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  70. Great Egret Ardea alba
  71. Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator
  72. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  73. Bufflehead Bucephala albeola
  74. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  75. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  76. Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
  77. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  78. Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
  79. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  80. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  81. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  82. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  83. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  84. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  85. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  86. Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
  87. American Tree Sparrow Spizelloides arborea
  88. Harris's Sparrow Zonotrichia querula
  89. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys

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