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 (Connecticut, United States)

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  3. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  4. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  5. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  6. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  7. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  8. Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
  9. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  10. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  11. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  12. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  13. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  14. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  15. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  16. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  17. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  18. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  19. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  20. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  21. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  22. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  23. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  24. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  25. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  26. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  27. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  28. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  29. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  30. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  31. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  32. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  33. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  34. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  35. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  36. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  37. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  38. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  39. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  40. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  41. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  42. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  43. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  44. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  45. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  46. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  47. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  48. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  49. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  50. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  51. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  52. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  53. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  54. Barred Owl Strix varia
  55. Common Raven Corvus corax
  56. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  57. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  58. Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla
  59. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  60. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  61. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  62. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  63. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  64. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  65. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  66. Piping Plover Charadrius melodus
  67. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  68. yellowlegs sp.
  69. gull sp.
  70. Cormorant Spp.
  71. Gray Heron Ardea cinerea
  72. Great Egret Ardea alba
  73. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  74. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  75. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  76. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  77. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  78. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  79. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  80. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  81. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  82. American Wigeon Anas americana
  83. Greater Scaup Aythya marila
  84. American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
  85. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  86. Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica
  87. Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
  88. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  89. Sanderling Calidris alba
  90. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  91. White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
  92. Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
  93. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  94. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  95. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  96. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  97. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  98. Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
  99. Common Loon Gavia imme
  100. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  101. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
  102. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  103. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  104. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  105. Merlin Falco columbarius
  106. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  107. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  108. American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
  109. Red Knot Calidris canutus
  110. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  111. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  112. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  113. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  114. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  115. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas

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