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 (Pennsylvania, United States)

  1. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
  2. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  3. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  4. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  5. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  6. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  7. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  8. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  9. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  10. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  11. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  12. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  13. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  14. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  15. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  16. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  17. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  18. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  19. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  20. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  21. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  22. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  23. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  24. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  25. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  26. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  27. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  28. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  29. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  30. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  31. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  32. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  33. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  34. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  35. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  36. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  37. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  38. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  39. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  40. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  41. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  42. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  43. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  44. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  45. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  46. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  47. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  48. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  49. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  50. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  51. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  52. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  53. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  54. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  55. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  56. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  57. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  58. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  59. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  60. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  61. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  62. Barred Owl Strix varia
  63. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  64. Common Raven Corvus corax
  65. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  66. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  67. Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
  68. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  69. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  70. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  71. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  72. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  73. Merlin Falco columbarius
  74. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  75. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  76. American Wigeon Anas americana
  77. Gadwall Anas strepera
  78. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  79. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  80. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  81. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  82. Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
  83. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  84. Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
  85. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  86. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  87. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  88. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  89. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  90. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  91. Great Egret Ardea alba
  92. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  93. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  94. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  95. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  96. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  97. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  98. Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
  99. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  100. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  101. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  102. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  103. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
  104. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  105. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  106. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  107. falcon sp.
  108. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  109. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  110. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  111. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  112. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  113. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  114. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  115. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  116. White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
  117. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  118. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  119. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  120. Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
  121. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  122. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  123. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  124. Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
  125. American Coot Fulica americana
  126. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  127. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  128. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  129. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  130. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  131. Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
  132. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  133. Veery Catharus fuscescens
  134. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  135. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  136. Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus
  137. Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina

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