The Big Sit! 2016 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.

2016 Big Sit! Overview

Participating States/Countries: 44 (current record: 54 in 2005)
Total Circles: 161 (current record: 241 circles in 2010)
Reported Sitters!: 115 (BWD count)
Total Species Observed Worldwide: 539 (current BWD count)
Total North American (US and Canada) Species Observed: 383 (current BWD count)

Ten Highest Circle Counts

Format: Rank. TBS! Location, City State/Country - "Team Name (if any)" - Circle Captain - # Species in TBS! 2016
San Blas (Mexico) — "COAN San Blas" — Mark Stackhouse — 127
Los Osos, California (United States) — "Pishing in the Wind" — Jim Royer — 96
Pescadero, California (United States) — "SASsy Seawatchers" — Jennifer Rycenga — 96
Seagoville, Texas (United States) — "John Bunker Sands Wetland Bitterns" — Greg Cook — 90
Hennepin, Illinois (United States) — "Mighty Mighty Jizz Masters" — Greg Neise — 89
Weslaco, Texas (United States) — "Weslaco RedCrowns" — John Yochum — 89
Arlington, Texas (United States) — "Wings Over Wastewater" — Greg Cook — 84
Coatesville, Pennsylvania (United States) — "Chambers Lake Early Birders" — Larry Lewis — 81
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States) — "John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge" — Debbie Beer — 75
Newark, Delaware (United States) — "Middle Runners" — Derek Stoner — 73
Milford, Connecticut (United States) — "B.W. Surf Scopers" — Frank Gallo — 69
Canfield, Ohio (United States) — "Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary" — Bob Lane — 68
grayslake, Illinois (United States) — — Beau Schaefer — 68

State Totals: United States

Compiled only from results reported online in real time. Format: State - # 2016 species (# 2015) species
Alabama 0 species (2015: 80) Montana 0 species (2015: 0)
Alaska 0 species (2015: 0) Nebraska 0 species (2015: 53)
Arizona 0 species (2015: 0) Nevada 0 species (2015: 0)
Arkansas 0 species (2015: 0) New Hampshire 99 species (2015: 53)
California 145 species (2015: 157) New Jersey 79 species (2015: 190)
Colorado 27 species (2015: 63) New Mexico 0 species (2015: 0)
Connecticut 115 species (2015: 148) New York 58 species (2015: 91)
Delaware 87 species (2015: 106) North Carolina 79 species (2015: 136)
Florida 122 species (2015: 144) North Dakota 58 species (2015: 52)
Georgia 0 species (2015: 19) Ohio 111 species (2015: 102)
Hawaii 18 species (2015: 0) Oklahoma 45 species (2015: 55)
Idaho 44 species (2015: 68) Oregon 61 species (2015: 77)
Illinois 107 species (2015: 90) Pennsylvania 138 species (2015: 136)
Indiana 53 species (2015: 33) Rhode Island 0 species (2015: 0)
Iowa 63 species (2015: 48) South Carolina 20 species (2015: 81)
Kansas 8 species (2015: 0) South Dakota 30 species (2015: 0)
Kentucky 0 species (2015: 29) Tennessee 0 species (2015: 0)
Louisiana 46 species (2015: 55) Texas 183 species (2015: 211)
Maine 65 species (2015: 76) Utah 40 species (2015: 50)
Maryland 69 species (2015: 102) Vermont 26 species (2015: 21)
Massachusetts 26 species (2015: 0) Virginia 71 species (2015: 98)
Michigan 94 species (2015: 87) Washington 56 species (2015: 60)
Minnesota 47 species (2015: 89) West Virginia 60 species (2015: 63)
Mississippi 32 species (2015: 38) Wisconsin 83 species (2015: 85)
Missouri 64 species (2015: 34) Wyoming 0 species (2015: 0)

International Totals

Compiled only from results reported online in real time. Format: Country - # 2016 species (# 2015) species
Cambodia 2016: 0 species (2015: 73 species)
Italy 2016: 31 species (2015: 0 species)
Mexico 2016: 127 species (2015: 130 species)
Trinidad and Tobago 2016: 0 species (2015: 0 species)

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