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 (Texas, United States)

  1. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  2. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  3. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  4. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  5. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  6. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  7. White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
  8. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  9. Inca Dove Columbina inca
  10. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  11. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  12. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  13. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  14. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  15. Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus
  16. Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
  17. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  18. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  19. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  20. Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
  21. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  22. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  23. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  24. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  25. Great Egret Ardea alba
  26. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  27. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  28. Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
  29. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  30. White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi
  31. Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
  32. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  33. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  34. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  35. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  36. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  37. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  38. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  39. Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni
  40. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  41. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  42. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  43. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  44. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  45. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  46. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  47. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  48. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  49. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus
  50. White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
  51. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  52. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  53. Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva
  54. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  55. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  56. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  57. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  58. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  59. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  60. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  61. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  62. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  63. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  64. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  65. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  66. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  67. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  68. Dickcissel Spiza americana
  69. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  70. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  71. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  72. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  73. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  74. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  75. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  76. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  77. Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
  78. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  79. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  80. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  81. Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus
  82. Ladder-backed Woodpecker Picoides scalaris
  83. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  84. Gadwall Anas strepera
  85. American Wigeon Anas americana
  86. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  87. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  88. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  89. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  90. Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
  91. American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
  92. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  93. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  94. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  95. Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  96. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  97. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  98. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  99. Harris's Hawk Parabuteo unicinctus
  100. Barred Owl Strix varia
  101. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  102. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  103. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  104. Merlin Falco columbarius
  105. Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
  106. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  107. Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
  108. Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
  109. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  110. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  111. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  112. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  113. Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
  114. Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
  115. Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiacus
  116. American Coot Fulica americana
  117. Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana
  118. Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons
  119. Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway
  120. Black-crested Titmouse Baeolophus atricristatus
  121. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis
  122. Mottled Duck Anas fulvigula
  123. Plain Chachalaca Ortalis vetula
  124. Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus
  125. Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina
  126. White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi
  127. Lesser Nighthawk Chordeiles acutipennis
  128. Common Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis
  129. Buff-bellied Hummingbird Amazilia yucatanensis
  130. Sora Porzana carolina
  131. Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata
  132. Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
  133. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  134. Wood Stork Mycteria americana
  135. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  136. White-tailed Hawk Geranoaetus albicaudatus
  137. Zone-tailed Hawk Buteo albonotatus
  138. Barn Owl Tyto alba
  139. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  140. Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus
  141. Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus
  142. Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus
  143. Green Jay Cyanocorax yncas
  144. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  145. Clay-colored Thrush (formerly Clay-colored Robin) Turdus grayi
  146. Curve-billed Thrasher Toxostoma curvirostre
  147. Long-billed Thrasher Toxostoma longirostre
  148. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  149. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
  150. Bronzed Cowbird Molothrus aeneus
  151. Altamira Oriole Icterus gularis
  152. Ringed Kingfisher Megaceryle torquata
  153. Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma woodhouseii
  154. Canyon Wren Catherpes mexicanus
  155. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  156. Wilson's Warbler Cardellina pusilla
  157. Clay-colored Sparrow Spizella pallida
  158. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  159. Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
  160. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  161. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  162. Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
  163. Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus
  164. Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis
  165. Olive Sparrow Arremonops rufivirgatus
  166. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  167. Prairie Falcon Falco mexicanus
  168. Sanderling Calidris alba
  169. White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
  170. Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
  171. Anhinga Anhinga anhinga
  172. Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri
  173. Couch's Kingbird Tyrannus couchii
  174. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  175. Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
  176. Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris
  177. Verdin Auriparus flaviceps
  178. Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens

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