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.

State Species Sightings (Alabama, United States)

  1. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  2. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  3. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  4. Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
  5. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  6. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  7. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  8. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  9. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  10. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  11. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  12. Barn Owl Tyto alba
  13. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  14. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  15. Barred Owl Strix varia
  16. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  17. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  18. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  19. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  20. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  21. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  22. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  23. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  24. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  25. Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus
  26. Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus
  27. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  28. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  29. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  30. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  31. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  32. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  33. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  34. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  35. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  36. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  37. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  38. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  39. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  40. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  41. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  42. Eastern Whip-poor-will Antrostomus vociferus
  43. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  44. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  45. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  46. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  47. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  48. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  49. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  50. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  51. Prairie Warbler Setophaga discolor
  52. Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea
  53. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  54. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis
  55. Mottled Duck Anas fulvigula
  56. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  57. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  58. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  59. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  60. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  61. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  62. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  63. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  64. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  65. Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
  66. Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus
  67. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  68. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  69. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  70. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  71. Great Egret Ardea alba
  72. Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  73. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  74. Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens
  75. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  76. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  77. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  78. Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
  79. White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
  80. Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway
  81. Merlin Falco columbarius
  82. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  83. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus
  84. Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
  85. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  86. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  87. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  88. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  89. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  90. Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
  91. Dickcissel Spiza americana
  92. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  93. Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
  94. Willet Tringa semipalmata
  95. Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
  96. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea

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