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 (Maryland, United States)

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  3. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  4. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  5. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  6. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  7. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  8. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  9. Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
  10. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  11. Great Egret Ardea alba
  12. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  13. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  14. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  15. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  16. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  17. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  18. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  19. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  20. Barred Owl Strix varia
  21. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  22. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  23. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  24. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  25. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  26. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  27. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  28. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  29. Merlin Falco columbarius
  30. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  31. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  32. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  33. Common Raven Corvus corax
  34. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  35. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  36. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  37. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  38. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  39. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  40. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  41. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  42. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  43. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  44. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  45. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  46. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  47. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  48. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  49. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  50. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  51. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  52. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  53. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  54. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  55. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  56. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  57. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  58. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  59. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  60. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  61. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  62. Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
  63. American Wigeon Anas americana
  64. Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
  65. Gadwall Anas strepera
  66. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  67. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  68. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  69. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  70. Greater Scaup Aythya marila
  71. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  72. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  73. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  74. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  75. Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
  76. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  77. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  78. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  79. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  80. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  81. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  82. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  83. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  84. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  85. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  86. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  87. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  88. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  89. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  90. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  91. Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
  92. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  93. Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
  94. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  95. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  96. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  97. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  98. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  99. Common Tern Sterna hirundo
  100. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  101. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius

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