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 (California, United States)

  1. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  2. Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata
  3. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  4. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  5. Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
  6. Sanderling Calidris alba
  7. Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
  8. Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
  9. Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
  10. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  11. Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
  12. California Gull Larus californicus
  13. Western Gull Larus occidentalis
  14. Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni
  15. Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
  16. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea
  17. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  18. Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus
  19. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  20. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  21. Hutton's Vireo Vireo huttoni
  22. Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens
  23. Oak Titmouse Baeolophus inornatus
  24. Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus
  25. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  26. Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
  27. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  28. Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
  29. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  30. Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
  31. Common Murre Uria aalge
  32. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  33. Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  34. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  35. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  36. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  37. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  38. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  39. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  40. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  41. Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri
  42. California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
  43. Common Raven Corvus corax
  44. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  45. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  46. Pygmy Nuthatch Sitta pygmaea
  47. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  48. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  49. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  50. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  51. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  52. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  53. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
  54. Townsend's Warbler Setophaga townsendi
  55. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  56. Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia
  57. Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
  58. California Towhee Melozone crissalis
  59. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  60. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  61. Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
  62. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  63. Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana
  64. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
  65. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  66. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  67. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  68. Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans
  69. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  70. Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya
  71. Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
  72. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  73. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  74. Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus
  75. Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera
  76. American Wigeon Anas americana
  77. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  78. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  79. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  80. Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
  81. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  82. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  83. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  84. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  85. Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
  86. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  87. California Quail Callipepla californica
  88. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  89. Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
  90. Sora Porzana carolina
  91. American Coot Fulica americana
  92. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  93. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  94. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  95. Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus
  96. Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
  97. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  98. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  99. Red Knot Calidris canutus
  100. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  101. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  102. Willet Tringa semipalmata
  103. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  104. Common Loon Gavia imme
  105. Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
  106. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  107. Great Egret Ardea alba
  108. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  109. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  110. White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
  111. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  112. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  113. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  114. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  115. Merlin Falco columbarius
  116. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  117. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  118. Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana
  119. California Thrasher Toxostoma redivivum
  120. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  121. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  122. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  123. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  124. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  125. Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
  126. Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
  127. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  128. Wrentit Chamaea fasciata
  129. Gadwall Anas strepera
  130. Greater Scaup Aythya marila
  131. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  132. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  133. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
  134. American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
  135. Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
  136. Black Turnstone Arenaria melanocephala
  137. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  138. Mew Gull Larus canus
  139. Pink-footed Shearwater Ardenna creatopus
  140. Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  141. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  142. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis

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