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 (Virginia, United States)

  1. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  4. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  5. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  6. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  7. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  8. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  9. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  10. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  11. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  12. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  13. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  14. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  15. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  16. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  17. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  18. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  19. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  20. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  21. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  22. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  23. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  24. Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
  25. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  26. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  27. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  28. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  29. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  30. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  31. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  32. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  33. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  34. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  35. Merlin Falco columbarius
  36. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  37. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  38. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  39. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  40. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  41. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  42. Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
  43. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  44. Common Loon Gavia imme
  45. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  46. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  47. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  48. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  49. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  50. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  51. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  52. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  53. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  54. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  55. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  56. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  57. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  58. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  59. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  60. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  61. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  62. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  63. Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  64. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  65. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  66. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  67. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  68. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  69. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  70. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  71. Common Merganser Mergus merganser

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