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 (New Jersey, United States)

  1. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  2. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  3. Great Egret Ardea alba
  4. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  5. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  6. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  7. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  8. Brant Branta bernicla
  9. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  10. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  11. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  12. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  13. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  14. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  15. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  16. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  17. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  18. Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
  19. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  20. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  21. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  22. Sanderling Calidris alba
  23. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  24. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  25. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  26. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  27. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  28. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  29. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  30. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  31. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  32. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  33. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  34. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  35. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  36. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  37. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  38. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  39. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  40. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  41. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  42. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  43. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  44. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  45. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  46. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  47. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  48. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
  49. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  50. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  51. Saltmarsh Sparrow (formerly Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow) Ammodramus caudacutus
  52. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  53. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  54. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  55. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  56. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  57. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  58. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  59. Merlin Falco columbarius
  60. American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
  61. Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
  62. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  63. duck sp.
  64. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  65. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  66. Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
  67. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  68. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  69. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  70. Sora Porzana carolina
  71. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  72. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  73. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  74. Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
  75. Common Tern Sterna hirundo
  76. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  77. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  78. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  79. Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus
  80. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  81. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  82. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  83. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  84. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  85. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  86. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  87. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  88. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  89. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  90. Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis
  91. Veery Catharus fuscescens
  92. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  93. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  94. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  95. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  96. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  97. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  98. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  99. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  100. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  101. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  102. Prairie Warbler Setophaga discolor
  103. Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
  104. Blackburnian Warbler Setophaga fusca
  105. warbler sp.
  106. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  107. Chestnut-sided Warbler Setophaga pensylvanica
  108. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  109. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  110. Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis
  111. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  112. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  113. sparrow sp.
  114. Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida
  115. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  116. Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
  117. Seaside Sparrow Ammodramus maritimus
  118. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  119. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  120. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  121. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  122. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  123. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  124. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  125. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  126. Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis
  127. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  128. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  129. Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
  130. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  131. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  132. Common Loon Gavia imme
  133. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  134. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  135. Barred Owl Strix varia
  136. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  137. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  138. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  139. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  140. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  141. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  142. Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
  143. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  144. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  145. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
  146. gull sp.
  147. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  148. Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla
  149. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  150. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  151. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  152. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  153. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  154. Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
  155. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  156. Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
  157. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  158. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  159. American Wigeon Anas americana
  160. Gadwall Anas strepera
  161. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  162. Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
  163. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  164. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  165. Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  166. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  167. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  168. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
  169. American Coot Fulica americana
  170. American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
  171. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  172. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  173. White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
  174. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  175. Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
  176. Black Skimmer Rynchops niger
  177. Barn Owl Tyto alba
  178. Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
  179. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  180. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  181. Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
  182. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  183. Bay-breasted Warbler Setophaga castanea
  184. Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis
  185. Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens
  186. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  187. Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
  188. Dickcissel Spiza americana
  189. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  190. Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus

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