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 (New Jersey, United States)

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  3. Gadwall Anas strepera
  4. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  5. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  6. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  7. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  8. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  9. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  10. Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
  11. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  12. Great Egret Ardea alba
  13. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  14. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  15. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  16. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  17. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  18. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  19. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  20. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  21. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  22. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  23. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  24. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  25. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  26. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  27. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  28. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  29. Common Raven Corvus corax
  30. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  31. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  32. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  33. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  34. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  35. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  36. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  37. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  38. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  39. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  40. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  41. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  42. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  43. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  44. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  45. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  46. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  47. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  48. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  49. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  50. Brant Branta bernicla
  51. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  52. American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
  53. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  54. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  55. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  56. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  57. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  58. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  59. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  60. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  61. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  62. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  63. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  64. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  65. Merlin Falco columbarius
  66. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  67. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  68. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  69. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  70. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  71. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  72. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  73. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  74. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  75. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  76. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  77. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  78. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  79. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  80. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  81. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  82. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  83. Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
  84. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  85. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  86. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  87. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  88. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  89. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  90. Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus
  91. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  92. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  93. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  94. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  95. Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
  96. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  97. Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
  98. Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
  99. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  100. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  101. Common Tern Sterna hirundo
  102. Black Skimmer Rynchops niger
  103. Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
  104. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  105. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  106. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  107. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  108. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  109. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  110. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  111. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  112. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  113. Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
  114. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  115. Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida
  116. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  117. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  118. Barred Owl Strix varia
  119. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  120. Empidonax sp.
  121. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  122. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  123. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  124. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  125. American Woodcock Scolopax minor

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