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 (North Carolina, United States)

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  3. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  4. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  5. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  6. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  7. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  8. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  9. Great Egret Ardea alba
  10. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  11. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  12. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  13. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  14. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  15. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  16. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  17. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  18. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  19. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  20. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  21. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  22. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  23. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  24. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  25. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  26. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  27. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  28. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  29. White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
  30. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  31. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  32. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  33. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  34. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  35. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  36. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  37. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  38. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  39. Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis
  40. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  41. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  42. Veery Catharus fuscescens
  43. Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
  44. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  45. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  46. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  47. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  48. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  49. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  50. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  51. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  52. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  53. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  54. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  55. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  56. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  57. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  58. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  59. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  60. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  61. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  62. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  63. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  64. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  65. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  66. Barred Owl Strix varia
  67. Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus
  68. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  69. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  70. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  71. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  72. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  73. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  74. Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis
  75. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  76. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  77. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  78. Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
  79. Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea

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