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 (Pennsylvania, United States)

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  3. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  4. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  5. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  6. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  7. Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
  8. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  9. Great Egret Ardea alba
  10. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  11. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  12. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  13. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  14. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  15. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  16. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  17. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  18. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  19. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  20. Merlin Falco columbarius
  21. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  22. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  23. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  24. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  25. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  26. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  27. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  28. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  29. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  30. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  31. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  32. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  33. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  34. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  35. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  36. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  37. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  38. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  39. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  40. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  41. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  42. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  43. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  44. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  45. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  46. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  47. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  48. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  49. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  50. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  51. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  52. Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus
  53. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  54. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  55. Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
  56. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  57. Common Raven Corvus corax
  58. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  59. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  60. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  61. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  62. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  63. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  64. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  65. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  66. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  67. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  68. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  69. Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
  70. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  71. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  72. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  73. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  74. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  75. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
  76. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  77. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  78. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  79. Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  80. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  81. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  82. Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
  83. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  84. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  85. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  86. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  87. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  88. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  89. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  90. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  91. Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
  92. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  93. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  94. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  95. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  96. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  97. Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla
  98. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  99. Yellow-throated Warbler Setophaga dominica
  100. Barred Owl Strix varia
  101. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  102. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  103. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  104. Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
  105. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  106. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  107. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  108. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  109. Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
  110. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  111. Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus
  112. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  113. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  114. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  115. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  116. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  117. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  118. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  119. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  120. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  121. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  122. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  123. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  124. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  125. Long-eared Owl Asio otus
  126. Common Loon Gavia imme
  127. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  128. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  129. Chestnut-sided Warbler Setophaga pensylvanica
  130. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  131. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  132. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  133. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  134. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  135. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  136. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  137. Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
  138. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus

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