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 (North Carolina, United States)

  1. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  2. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  3. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  4. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  5. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  6. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  7. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  8. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  9. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  10. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  11. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  12. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  13. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  14. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  15. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  16. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  17. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  18. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  19. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  20. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  21. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  22. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  23. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  24. Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
  25. Chestnut-sided Warbler Setophaga pensylvanica
  26. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  27. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  28. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  29. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  30. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  31. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  32. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  33. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  34. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  35. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  36. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  37. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  38. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  39. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  40. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  41. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  42. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  43. Merlin Falco columbarius
  44. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  45. Common Raven Corvus corax
  46. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  47. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  48. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  49. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  50. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  51. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  52. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  53. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  54. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  55. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  56. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  57. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  58. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  59. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  60. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  61. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula

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