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 (Iowa, United States)

  1. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
  2. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  3. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  4. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  5. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  6. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  7. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  8. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  9. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  10. Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
  11. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  12. Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
  13. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  14. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  15. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  16. Common Tern Sterna hirundo
  17. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  18. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  19. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  20. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  21. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  22. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  23. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  24. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  25. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  26. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  27. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  28. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  29. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  30. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  31. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  32. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  33. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  34. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  35. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  36. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  37. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  38. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  39. sparrow sp.
  40. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  41. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  42. Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
  43. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  44. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  45. American Coot Fulica americana

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