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 (Michigan, United States)

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  3. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  4. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  5. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  6. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  7. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  8. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  9. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  10. American Coot Fulica americana
  11. Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
  12. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  13. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  14. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  15. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  16. Great Egret Ardea alba
  17. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  18. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  19. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  20. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  21. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  22. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  23. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  24. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  25. Barred Owl Strix varia
  26. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  27. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  28. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  29. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  30. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  31. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  32. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  33. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  34. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  35. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  36. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  37. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  38. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  39. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  40. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  41. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  42. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  43. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  44. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  45. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  46. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  47. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  48. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  49. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  50. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  51. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  52. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  53. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  54. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  55. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  56. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  57. American Tree Sparrow Spizelloides arborea
  58. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  59. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  60. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  61. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  62. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  63. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  64. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  65. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  66. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  67. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  68. Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
  69. Redhead Aythya americana
  70. Greater Scaup Aythya marila
  71. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  72. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  73. Sora Porzana carolina
  74. Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata
  75. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  76. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  77. Merlin Falco columbarius
  78. Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
  79. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  80. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  81. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  82. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  83. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  84. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  85. Nelson's Sparrow (formerly Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow) Ammodramus nelsoni
  86. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  87. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  88. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  89. Common Raven Corvus corax
  90. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  91. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  92. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  93. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  94. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius

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