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 (Virginia, United States)

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  3. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  4. Gadwall Anas strepera
  5. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  6. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  7. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  8. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  9. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  10. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  11. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  12. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  13. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  14. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  15. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  16. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  17. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  18. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  19. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  20. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  21. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  22. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  23. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  24. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  25. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  26. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  27. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  28. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  29. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  30. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  31. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  32. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  33. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  34. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  35. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  36. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  37. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  38. Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
  39. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  40. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  41. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  42. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  43. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  44. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  45. duck sp.
  46. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  47. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  48. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  49. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  50. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  51. Empidonax sp.
  52. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  53. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  54. Crow sp. Corvis sp.
  55. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  56. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  57. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  58. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  59. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  60. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  61. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  62. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  63. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  64. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  65. Chestnut-sided Warbler Setophaga pensylvanica
  66. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  67. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  68. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  69. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  70. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  71. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  72. American Wigeon Anas americana
  73. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  74. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  75. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  76. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  77. Barred Owl Strix varia
  78. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  79. Merlin Falco columbarius
  80. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  81. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  82. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  83. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  84. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  85. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  86. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  87. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  88. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  89. Common Loon Gavia imme
  90. Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
  91. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  92. Great Egret Ardea alba
  93. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  94. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  95. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  96. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  97. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  98. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  99. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
  100. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  101. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  102. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  103. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina

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