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.

State Species Sightings (California, United States)

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  3. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  4. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  5. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  6. Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
  7. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
  8. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  9. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  10. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  11. Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
  12. American Coot Fulica americana
  13. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  14. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  15. California Gull Larus californicus
  16. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  17. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  18. Great Egret Ardea alba
  19. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  20. White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
  21. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  22. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  23. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  24. Western Screech-Owl Megascops kennicottii
  25. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  26. Northern Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium gnoma
  27. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  28. Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus
  29. Nuttall's Woodpecker Picoides nuttallii
  30. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  31. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  32. Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
  33. Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri
  34. California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
  35. Common Raven Corvus corax
  36. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  37. Oak Titmouse Baeolophus inornatus
  38. Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus
  39. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  40. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  41. Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
  42. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  43. Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana
  44. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  45. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  46. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  47. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  48. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  49. Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
  50. California Towhee Melozone crissalis
  51. Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
  52. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  53. Greater Scaup Aythya marila
  54. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  55. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  56. Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
  57. Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
  58. Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera
  59. American Wigeon Anas americana
  60. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  61. Gadwall Anas strepera
  62. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  63. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  64. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  65. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  66. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  67. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  68. Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii
  69. Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
  70. Sora Porzana carolina
  71. Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani
  72. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  73. Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
  74. Black Turnstone Arenaria melanocephala
  75. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  76. Sanderling Calidris alba
  77. Surfbird Calidris virgata
  78. Wandering Tattler Tringa incana
  79. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  80. jaeger sp.
  81. Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
  82. Common Murre Uria aalge
  83. Pigeon Guillemot Cepphus columba
  84. Marbled Murrelet Brachyramphus marmoratus
  85. Cassin's Auklet Ptychoramphus aleuticus
  86. Western Gull Larus occidentalis
  87. Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni
  88. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  89. Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
  90. Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans
  91. Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
  92. Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
  93. Common Loon Gavia imme
  94. Black-vented Shearwater Puffinus opisthomelas
  95. Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  96. Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  97. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  98. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  99. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  100. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  101. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  102. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  103. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  104. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  105. Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya
  106. Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens
  107. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  108. Wrentit Chamaea fasciata
  109. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  110. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  111. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  112. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
  113. MacGillivray's Warbler Geothlypis tolmiei
  114. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  115. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  116. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  117. Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
  118. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  119. California Quail Callipepla californica
  120. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  121. American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
  122. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  123. Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus
  124. Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
  125. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  126. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  127. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  128. Willet Tringa semipalmata
  129. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  130. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  131. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  132. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  133. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  134. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  135. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  136. Hutton's Vireo Vireo huttoni
  137. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  138. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  139. California Thrasher Toxostoma redivivum
  140. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  141. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  142. Townsend's Warbler Setophaga townsendi
  143. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  144. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  145. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater

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