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 (Virginia, United States)

  1. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  2. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  3. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  4. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  5. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  6. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  7. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  8. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  9. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  10. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  11. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  12. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  13. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  14. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  15. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  16. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  17. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  18. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  19. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  20. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  21. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  22. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  23. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  24. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  25. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  26. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  27. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  28. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  29. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  30. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  31. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  32. Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
  33. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  34. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  35. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  36. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  37. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  38. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  39. American Wigeon Anas americana
  40. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  41. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  42. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  43. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  44. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  45. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  46. Sanderling Calidris alba
  47. Willet Tringa semipalmata
  48. Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
  49. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  50. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  51. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  52. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  53. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  54. Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
  55. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  56. Common Loon Gavia imme
  57. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  58. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  59. Great Egret Ardea alba
  60. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  61. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  62. Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
  63. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  64. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  65. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  66. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  67. Merlin Falco columbarius
  68. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  69. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  70. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  71. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  72. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  73. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  74. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  75. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  76. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  77. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  78. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  79. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  80. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  81. Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
  82. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  83. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  84. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  85. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  86. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  87. Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  88. Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
  89. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  90. Barred Owl Strix varia
  91. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  92. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  93. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  94. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  95. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  96. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  97. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  98. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  99. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  100. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
  101. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  102. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  103. Yellow-throated Warbler Setophaga dominica
  104. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  105. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  106. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  107. Blackburnian Warbler Setophaga fusca
  108. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  109. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  110. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  111. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  112. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  113. Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
  114. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  115. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  116. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana

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