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 (North Carolina, United States)

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  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. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  9. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  10. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  11. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  12. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  13. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  14. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  15. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  16. Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
  17. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  18. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  19. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  20. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  21. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  22. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  23. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  24. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  25. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  26. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  27. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  28. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  29. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  30. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  31. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  32. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  33. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  34. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  35. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  36. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  37. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  38. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  39. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  40. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  41. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  42. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  43. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  44. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  45. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  46. Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
  47. Blackburnian Warbler Setophaga fusca
  48. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  49. Chestnut-sided Warbler Setophaga pensylvanica
  50. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  51. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
  52. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  53. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  54. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  55. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  56. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  57. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  58. duck sp.
  59. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  60. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  61. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  62. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  63. Merlin Falco columbarius
  64. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  65. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  66. Barred Owl Strix varia
  67. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  68. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  69. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  70. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  71. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  72. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  73. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  74. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  75. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  76. Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
  77. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  78. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  79. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  80. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  81. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  82. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  83. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  84. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  85. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  86. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  87. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  88. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  89. White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
  90. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  91. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  92. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  93. Bay-breasted Warbler Setophaga castanea
  94. Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
  95. Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
  96. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  97. Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
  98. Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
  99. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  100. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  101. Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
  102. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  103. Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  104. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  105. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  106. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  107. Gadwall Anas strepera
  108. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  109. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  110. Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
  111. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  112. American Wigeon Anas americana
  113. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  114. Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
  115. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  116. American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
  117. Willet Tringa semipalmata
  118. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  119. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  120. Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
  121. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  122. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  123. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  124. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  125. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  126. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  127. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  128. Black Skimmer Rynchops niger
  129. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  130. American Coot Fulica americana
  131. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  132. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  133. Veery Catharus fuscescens
  134. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  135. Dickcissel Spiza americana
  136. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula

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