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 (Texas, United States)

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
  3. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  4. Great Egret Ardea alba
  5. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  6. Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens
  7. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  8. Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
  9. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  10. White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi
  11. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  12. American Wigeon Anas americana
  13. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  14. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  15. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  16. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  17. Redhead Aythya americana
  18. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  19. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  20. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  21. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  22. Scaled Quail Callipepla squamata
  23. Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus
  24. American Coot Fulica americana
  25. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  26. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  27. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  28. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  29. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  30. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  31. Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor
  32. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  33. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  34. White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
  35. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  36. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  37. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  38. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  39. Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons
  40. Ladder-backed Woodpecker Picoides scalaris
  41. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  42. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  43. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus
  44. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  45. Common Raven Corvus corax
  46. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  47. Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva
  48. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  49. Verdin Auriparus flaviceps
  50. Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
  51. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  52. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  53. Curve-billed Thrasher Toxostoma curvirostre
  54. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  55. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  56. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  57. Pyrrhuloxia Cardinalis sinuatus
  58. Dickcissel Spiza americana
  59. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  60. Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
  61. Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
  62. Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
  63. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  64. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  65. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  66. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  67. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  68. Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus
  69. Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni
  70. Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
  71. Greater Roadrunner Geococcyx californianus
  72. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis
  73. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  74. Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  75. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  76. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  77. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  78. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  79. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  80. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  81. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  82. Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
  83. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  84. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  85. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  86. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  87. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  88. Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus
  89. Anhinga Anhinga anhinga
  90. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  91. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
  92. Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
  93. Wood Stork Mycteria americana
  94. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  95. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  96. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  97. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  98. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  99. Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway
  100. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  101. Sora Porzana carolina
  102. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
  103. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  104. Barred Owl Strix varia
  105. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  106. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  107. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  108. Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
  109. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  110. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  111. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  112. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  113. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  114. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  115. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  116. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  117. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  118. Common Poorwill Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
  119. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  120. Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus
  121. California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
  122. Black-crested Titmouse Baeolophus atricristatus
  123. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  124. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  125. Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
  126. Rufous-crowned Sparrow Aimophila ruficeps
  127. Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
  128. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
  129. Inca Dove Columbina inca
  130. hummingbird sp.
  131. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  132. Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus
  133. Canyon Wren Catherpes mexicanus
  134. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  135. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  136. Rufous-winged Sparrow Peucaea carpalis
  137. Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
  138. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  139. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  140. Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii
  141. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  142. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  143. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  144. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  145. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  146. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  147. Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus
  148. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  149. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  150. Mottled Duck Anas fulvigula
  151. Gadwall Anas strepera
  152. Merlin Falco columbarius
  153. Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
  154. Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
  155. Barn Owl Tyto alba
  156. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  157. Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida
  158. Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
  159. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  160. American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
  161. Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera
  162. White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
  163. Harris's Hawk Parabuteo unicinctus
  164. Plain Chachalaca Ortalis vetula
  165. Northern Jacana Jacana spinosa
  166. Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina
  167. White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi
  168. Red-crowned Parrot Amazona viridigenalis
  169. Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris
  170. Lesser Nighthawk Chordeiles acutipennis
  171. Common Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis
  172. Buff-bellied Hummingbird Amazilia yucatanensis
  173. Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri
  174. Ringed Kingfisher Megaceryle torquata
  175. Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus
  176. Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus
  177. Couch's Kingbird Tyrannus couchii
  178. White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
  179. Green Jay Cyanocorax yncas
  180. Clay-colored Thrush (formerly Clay-colored Robin) Turdus grayi
  181. Long-billed Thrasher Toxostoma longirostre
  182. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
  183. Wilson's Warbler Cardellina pusilla
  184. Olive Sparrow Arremonops rufivirgatus
  185. Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
  186. Lazuli Bunting Passerina amoena
  187. Bronzed Cowbird Molothrus aeneus
  188. Altamira Oriole Icterus gularis
  189. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  190. Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis
  191. Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
  192. White-tailed Hawk Geranoaetus albicaudatus
  193. Zone-tailed Hawk Buteo albonotatus
  194. Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda
  195. Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
  196. Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
  197. Calliope Hummingbird Selasphorus calliope
  198. Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus
  199. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi
  200. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  201. Purple Martin Progne subis
  202. Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
  203. Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis
  204. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  205. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  206. Painted Bunting Passerina ciris
  207. Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
  208. Orchard Oriole Icterus spurius
  209. Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana
  210. Yellow-throated Warbler Setophaga dominica
  211. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia

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