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 York, United States)

  1. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  4. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  5. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  6. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  7. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  8. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  9. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  10. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  11. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  12. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  13. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  14. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  15. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  16. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  17. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  18. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  19. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  20. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  21. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  22. falcon sp.
  23. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  24. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  25. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  26. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  27. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  28. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  29. Common Raven Corvus corax
  30. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  31. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  32. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  33. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  34. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  35. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  36. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  37. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  38. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  39. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  40. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  41. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  42. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  43. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  44. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  45. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  46. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  47. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  48. Common Loon Gavia imme
  49. Great Egret Ardea alba
  50. Brant Branta bernicla
  51. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  52. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  53. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  54. Gadwall Anas strepera
  55. Greater Scaup Aythya marila
  56. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  57. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  58. Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
  59. Merlin Falco columbarius
  60. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  61. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  62. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  63. American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
  64. Sanderling Calidris alba
  65. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  66. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  67. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  68. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  69. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  70. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  71. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  72. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  73. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  74. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  75. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  76. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  77. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  78. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  79. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  80. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  81. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  82. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  83. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  84. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  85. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  86. Dickcissel Spiza americana
  87. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  88. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  89. Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
  90. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  91. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla

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