The Big Sit! 2017 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.

2017 Big Sit! Overview

Participating States/Countries: 38 (current record: 54 in 2005)
Total Circles: 143 (current record: 241 circles in 2010)
Reported Sitters!: 117 (BWD count)
Total Species Observed Worldwide: 530 (current BWD count)
Total North American (US and Canada) Species Observed: 385 (current BWD count)

Ten Highest Circle Counts

Format: Rank. TBS! Location, City State/Country - "Team Name (if any)" - Circle Captain - # Species in TBS! 2017
Corpus Christi, Texas (United States) — "Swarovski Sitting Hawks" — Libby Even — 102
Los Osos, California (United States) — "Pishing in the Wind" — Jim Royer — 100
Hennepin, Illinois (United States) — "Mighty Mighty Jizz Masters" — Greg Neise — 93
Pottsboro, Texas (United States) — "Hagerman Hawk-Owls" — Greg Cook — 92
Husum (Germany) — "westcoast birding" — Axel Bräunlich — 90
Cape May Point, New Jersey (United States) — "Exit Hero" — Michael O'brien — 86
Weslaco, Texas (United States) — "Weslaco RedCrowns" — John Yochum — 85
Pescadero, California (United States) — "SASsy Seawatchers" — Jennifer Rycenga — 85
Austin, Texas (United States) — "Commons Ford" — Shelia Hargis — 76
Coatesville, Pennsylvania (United States) — "Chambers Lake Early Birders" — Larry Lewis — 73
grayslake, Illinois (United States) — "Rollins Raptors" — Beau Schaefer — 73
Capitola, California (United States) — "Jaegers" — Shantanu Phukan — 73
Waxahachie, Texas (United States) — "Super-silly-em!" — Ted Drozdowski — 72

State Totals: United States

Compiled only from results reported online in real time. Format: State - # 2017 species (# 2016) species
Alabama 96 species (2016: 0) Montana 0 species (2016: 0)
Alaska 0 species (2016: 0) Nebraska 0 species (2016: 0)
Arizona 0 species (2016: 0) Nevada 0 species (2016: 0)
Arkansas 0 species (2016: 0) New Hampshire 72 species (2016: 99)
California 142 species (2016: 145) New Jersey 125 species (2016: 79)
Colorado 85 species (2016: 27) New Mexico 0 species (2016: 0)
Connecticut 115 species (2016: 115) New York 17 species (2016: 58)
Delaware 69 species (2016: 87) North Carolina 61 species (2016: 79)
Florida 112 species (2016: 122) North Dakota 0 species (2016: 58)
Georgia 74 species (2016: 0) Ohio 113 species (2016: 111)
Hawaii 0 species (2016: 18) Oklahoma 0 species (2016: 45)
Idaho 0 species (2016: 44) Oregon 54 species (2016: 61)
Illinois 116 species (2016: 107) Pennsylvania 137 species (2016: 138)
Indiana 53 species (2016: 53) Rhode Island 0 species (2016: 0)
Iowa 45 species (2016: 63) South Carolina 17 species (2016: 20)
Kansas 0 species (2016: 8) South Dakota 19 species (2016: 30)
Kentucky 26 species (2016: 0) Tennessee 0 species (2016: 0)
Louisiana 52 species (2016: 46) Texas 178 species (2016: 183)
Maine 74 species (2016: 65) Utah 0 species (2016: 40)
Maryland 101 species (2016: 69) Vermont 46 species (2016: 26)
Massachusetts 0 species (2016: 26) Virginia 116 species (2016: 71)
Michigan 78 species (2016: 94) Washington 56 species (2016: 56)
Minnesota 61 species (2016: 47) West Virginia 49 species (2016: 60)
Mississippi 31 species (2016: 32) Wisconsin 44 species (2016: 83)
Missouri 101 species (2016: 64) Wyoming 0 species (2016: 0)

International Totals

Compiled only from results reported online in real time. Format: Country - # 2017 species (# 2016) species
Bosnia and Herzegovi 2017: 23 species (2016: 0 species)
Cambodia 2017: 42 species (2016: 0 species)
Germany 2017: 90 species (2016: 0 species)
Italy 2017: 14 species (2016: 31 species)

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