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 (Texas, United States)

  1. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  2. Mottled Duck Anas fulvigula
  3. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  4. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  5. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  6. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  7. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  8. Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri
  9. Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
  10. Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata
  11. Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
  12. Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus
  13. Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
  14. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  15. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  16. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  17. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  18. Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
  19. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  20. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  21. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  22. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  23. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  24. Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
  25. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  26. Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus
  27. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  28. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  29. Great Egret Ardea alba
  30. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  31. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  32. Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens
  33. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  34. Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  35. Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
  36. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  37. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  38. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
  39. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  40. Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
  41. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  42. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  43. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  44. Merlin Falco columbarius
  45. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  46. Least Flycatcher Empidonax minimus
  47. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus
  48. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  49. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  50. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  51. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  52. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  53. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  54. Wilson's Warbler Cardellina pusilla
  55. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  56. Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
  57. Willet Tringa semipalmata
  58. Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
  59. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  60. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  61. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  62. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  63. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  64. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  65. Barred Owl Strix varia
  66. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  67. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  68. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  69. Ladder-backed Woodpecker Picoides scalaris
  70. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  71. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  72. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  73. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  74. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  75. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  76. Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
  77. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  78. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  79. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  80. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  81. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  82. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  83. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  84. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  85. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis
  86. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  87. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  88. American Wigeon Anas americana
  89. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  90. Gadwall Anas strepera
  91. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  92. Redhead Aythya americana
  93. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  94. Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  95. Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
  96. Sora Porzana carolina
  97. American Coot Fulica americana
  98. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  99. Wood Stork Mycteria americana
  100. Anhinga Anhinga anhinga
  101. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  102. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  103. White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi
  104. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  105. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  106. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  107. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  108. Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni
  109. Barn Owl Tyto alba
  110. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  111. Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway
  112. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  113. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  114. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  115. Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
  116. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  117. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  118. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  119. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  120. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  121. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  122. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  123. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  124. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  125. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  126. Dickcissel Spiza americana
  127. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  128. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  129. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  130. White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
  131. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  132. Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus
  133. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  134. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  135. Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
  136. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  137. Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
  138. Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
  139. Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
  140. Inca Dove Columbina inca
  141. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  142. Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva
  143. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  144. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  145. Yellow-throated Warbler Setophaga dominica
  146. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  147. Ringed Kingfisher Megaceryle torquata
  148. Common Raven Corvus corax
  149. Black-crested Titmouse Baeolophus atricristatus
  150. Canyon Wren Catherpes mexicanus
  151. Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
  152. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  153. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  154. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
  155. Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera
  156. Plain Chachalaca Ortalis vetula
  157. Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus
  158. White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi
  159. Lesser Nighthawk Chordeiles acutipennis
  160. Common Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis
  161. Buff-bellied Hummingbird Amazilia yucatanensis
  162. Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
  163. White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
  164. Harris's Hawk Parabuteo unicinctus
  165. Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons
  166. Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus
  167. Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus
  168. Couch's Kingbird Tyrannus couchii
  169. Loggerhead Kingbird Tyrannus caudifasciatus
  170. Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus
  171. Green Jay Cyanocorax yncas
  172. Clay-colored Thrush (formerly Clay-colored Robin) Turdus grayi
  173. Curve-billed Thrasher Toxostoma curvirostre
  174. Long-billed Thrasher Toxostoma longirostre
  175. Olive Sparrow Arremonops rufivirgatus
  176. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  177. Bronzed Cowbird Molothrus aeneus
  178. Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana
  179. Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
  180. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  181. Least Tern Sternulla antillarum
  182. Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
  183. Chihuahuan Raven Corvus cryptoleucus

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