The Big Sit! 2018 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 (California, United States)

  1. Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus
  2. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  3. goose sp.
  4. Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
  5. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  6. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  7. California Towhee Melozone crissalis
  8. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  9. Oak Titmouse Baeolophus inornatus
  10. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  11. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  12. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  13. Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera
  14. American Wigeon Anas americana
  15. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  16. Gadwall Anas strepera
  17. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  18. Greater Scaup Aythya marila
  19. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  20. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  21. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  22. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  23. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  24. Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
  25. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  26. Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii
  27. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  28. Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
  29. Sora Porzana carolina
  30. American Coot Fulica americana
  31. Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani
  32. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  33. Snowy Plover Charadrius nivosus
  34. Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
  35. Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
  36. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  37. Sanderling Calidris alba
  38. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  39. Common Murre Uria aalge
  40. Marbled Murrelet Brachyramphus marmoratus
  41. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  42. Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
  43. California Gull Larus californicus
  44. Western Gull Larus occidentalis
  45. Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni
  46. Common Loon Gavia imme
  47. Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
  48. Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
  49. Black-vented Shearwater Puffinus opisthomelas
  50. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  51. Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  52. Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  53. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  54. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  55. Great Egret Ardea alba
  56. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  57. White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
  58. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  59. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  60. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  61. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  62. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  63. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  64. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  65. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  66. Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya
  67. Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
  68. California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica
  69. Common Raven Corvus corax
  70. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  71. Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens
  72. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  73. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  74. Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
  75. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  76. Wrentit Chamaea fasciata
  77. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  78. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  79. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  80. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  81. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  82. Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
  83. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  84. Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
  85. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  86. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  87. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  88. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  89. Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
  90. Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
  91. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
  92. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  93. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  94. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  95. California Quail Callipepla californica
  96. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  97. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  98. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  99. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  100. Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus
  101. Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
  102. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  103. Red Knot Calidris canutus
  104. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  105. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  106. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  107. Willet Tringa semipalmata
  108. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  109. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  110. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  111. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  112. Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans
  113. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  114. Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens
  115. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  116. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  117. Merlin Falco columbarius
  118. Cassin's Kingbird Tyrannus vociferans
  119. Hutton's Vireo Vireo huttoni
  120. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  121. Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus
  122. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  123. California Thrasher Toxostoma redivivum
  124. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  125. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  126. Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
  127. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  128. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  129. Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
  130. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater

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