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 (Connecticut, United States)

  1. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  2. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  3. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  4. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  5. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  6. Barred Owl Strix varia
  7. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  8. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  9. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  10. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  11. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  12. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  13. Common Raven Corvus corax
  14. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  15. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  16. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  17. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  18. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  19. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  20. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  21. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  22. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  23. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  24. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  25. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  26. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  27. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  28. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  29. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  30. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  31. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  32. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  33. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  34. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  35. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  36. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  37. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  38. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  39. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  40. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  41. Merlin Falco columbarius
  42. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  43. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  44. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  45. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  46. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  47. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  48. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  49. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  50. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  51. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  52. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  53. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  54. White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
  55. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  56. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  57. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  58. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  59. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  60. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  61. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  62. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  63. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  64. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  65. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  66. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  67. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  68. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  69. Greater Scaup Aythya marila
  70. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  71. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  72. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  73. Great Egret Ardea alba
  74. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  75. Sora Porzana carolina
  76. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  77. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  78. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  79. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  80. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  81. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  82. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  83. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  84. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  85. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  86. Dickcissel Spiza americana
  87. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  88. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  89. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  90. Brant Branta bernicla
  91. American Wigeon Anas americana
  92. Gadwall Anas strepera
  93. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  94. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  95. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  96. Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
  97. Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
  98. American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
  99. American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
  100. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  101. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  102. Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
  103. Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
  104. Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
  105. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  106. Sanderling Calidris alba
  107. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  108. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  109. Common Loon Gavia imme
  110. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  111. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  112. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  113. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
  114. Nelson's Sparrow (formerly Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow) Ammodramus nelsoni
  115. Northern Pintail Anas acuta

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