The Big Sit! 2019 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.

2019 Big Sit! Overview

Participating States/Countries: 45 (current record: 54 in 2005)
Total Circles: 161 (current record: 241 circles in 2010)
Reported Sitters!: 120 (BWD count)
Total Species Observed Worldwide: 475 (current BWD count)
Total North American (US and Canada) Species Observed: 373 (current BWD count)

Ten Highest Circle Counts

Format: Rank. TBS! Location, City State/Country - "Team Name (if any)" - Circle Captain - # Species in TBS! 2019
Santa Lucia Cotz. (Guatemala) — "Lost Tinamous" — Everilda Buchan — 102
Los Osos, California (United States) — "Pishing in the Wind" — Jim Royer — 101
Galveston, Texas (United States) — "Galveston Ornithological Society" — Jim Stevenson — 96
Milford, Connecticut (United States) — "B.W. Surf Scopers" — Frank Gallo — 93
Pescadero, California (United States) — "SASsy Seawatchers" — Jennifer Rycenga — 90
Jamestown, Rhode Island (United States) — "Ocean State Bird Club" — Dan Berard — 87
Weslaco, Texas (United States) — "Weslaco RedCrowns" — John Yochum — 86
Balmorhea Lake, Texas (United States) — "Keep Birding Weird" — D D Currie — 78
Littleton, Colorado (United States) — "DFO Insaniacs" — Joey Kellner — 75
Basking Ridge, New Jersey (United States) — "Swamp Sitters" — Janet Stadelmeier — 74

State Totals: United States

Compiled only from results reported online in real time. Format: State - # 2019 species (# 2018) species
Alabama 35 species (2018: 0) Montana 0 species (2018: 0)
Alaska 0 species (2018: 0) Nebraska 0 species (2018: 32)
Arizona 0 species (2018: 0) Nevada 32 species (2018: 0)
Arkansas 0 species (2018: 0) New Hampshire 51 species (2018: 90)
California 130 species (2018: 130) New Jersey 86 species (2018: 95)
Colorado 75 species (2018: 28) New Mexico 0 species (2018: 0)
Connecticut 115 species (2018: 141) New York 81 species (2018: 63)
Delaware 68 species (2018: 49) North Carolina 66 species (2018: 55)
Florida 99 species (2018: 112) North Dakota 0 species (2018: 0)
Georgia 62 species (2018: 55) Ohio 77 species (2018: 102)
Hawaii 0 species (2018: 0) Oklahoma 0 species (2018: 0)
Idaho 41 species (2018: 42) Oregon 63 species (2018: 48)
Illinois 72 species (2018: 120) Pennsylvania 128 species (2018: 133)
Indiana 91 species (2018: 77) Rhode Island 87 species (2018: 0)
Iowa 28 species (2018: 0) South Carolina 0 species (2018: 77)
Kansas 60 species (2018: 0) South Dakota 9 species (2018: 16)
Kentucky 37 species (2018: 47) Tennessee 43 species (2018: 0)
Louisiana 94 species (2018: 40) Texas 205 species (2018: 151)
Maine 81 species (2018: 80) Utah 64 species (2018: 59)
Maryland 66 species (2018: 85) Vermont 48 species (2018: 57)
Massachusetts 67 species (2018: 19) Virginia 105 species (2018: 103)
Michigan 69 species (2018: 86) Washington 57 species (2018: 79)
Minnesota 43 species (2018: 60) West Virginia 46 species (2018: 37)
Mississippi 42 species (2018: 52) Wisconsin 53 species (2018: 61)
Missouri 94 species (2018: 82) Wyoming 0 species (2018: 0)

International Totals

Compiled only from results reported online in real time. Format: Country - # 2019 species (# 2018) species
Cambodia 2019: 0 species (2018: 0 species)
Guatemala 2019: 102 species (2018: 0 species)
Sweden 2019: 0 species (2018: 0 species)
United Kingdom 2019: 0 species (2018: 0 species)

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