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 (Connecticut, United States)

  1. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  2. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  3. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  4. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  5. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  6. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  7. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  8. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  9. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  10. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  11. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  12. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  13. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  14. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  15. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  16. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  17. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  18. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  19. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  20. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  21. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  22. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  23. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  24. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  25. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  26. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  27. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  28. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  29. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  30. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  31. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  32. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  33. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  34. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  35. Common Raven Corvus corax
  36. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  37. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  38. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  39. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  40. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  41. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  42. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  43. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  44. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  45. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  46. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  47. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  48. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  49. American Woodcock Scolopax minor
  50. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  51. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  52. Barred Owl Strix varia
  53. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  54. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  55. Merlin Falco columbarius
  56. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  57. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  58. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  59. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  60. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  61. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  62. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  63. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  64. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  65. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  66. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  67. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  68. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  69. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  70. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  71. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  72. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  73. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  74. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  75. Brant Branta bernicla
  76. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  77. Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
  78. Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
  79. Sora Porzana carolina
  80. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  81. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  82. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  83. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  84. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  85. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  86. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  87. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  88. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  89. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  90. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
  91. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  92. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
  93. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  94. Common Loon Gavia imme
  95. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  96. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  97. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  98. American Wigeon Anas americana
  99. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  100. Gadwall Anas strepera
  101. Greater Scaup Aythya marila
  102. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  103. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  104. Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
  105. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
  106. Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
  107. American Coot Fulica americana
  108. American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
  109. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  110. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  111. Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
  112. Dunlin Calidris alpina
  113. Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima
  114. Sanderling Calidris alba
  115. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  116. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  117. Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
  118. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  119. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  120. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  121. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  122. Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
  123. American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus
  124. Great Egret Ardea alba
  125. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  126. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  127. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
  128. Barn Owl Tyto alba
  129. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  130. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  131. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  132. warbler sp.
  133. Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
  134. Nelson's Sparrow (formerly Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow) Ammodramus nelsoni
  135. Saltmarsh Sparrow (formerly Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow) Ammodramus caudacutus
  136. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  137. Large Tern Species
  138. Surf/Black Scoter
  139. Green-winged/Blue-winged Teal
  140. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  141. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps

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