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2012 Results: American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012


State/Province Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Ontario 24,119       1,934      
New York 21,555       2,480      
Texas 21,153       1,599      
Michigan 15,032       1,618      
Maine 13,940       944      
Pennsylvania 12,630       1,784      
North Carolina 12,545       2,013      
California 12,496       1,032      
Georgia 12,070       1,606      
Wisconsin 10,935       1,210      
Virginia 10,410       1,550      
Ohio 9,345       1,526      
Missouri 8,767       885      
Arkansas 7,623       509      
Tennessee 7,369       817      
Kentucky 6,590       568      
Illinois 6,356       962      
Mississippi 6,195       378      
Alabama 5,705       479      
Indiana 5,517       794      
Nebraska 5,280       377      
Nova Scotia 5,064       316      
Kansas 4,962       481      
New Hampshire 4,827       377      
Washington 4,735       470      
Oklahoma 4,660       276      
Vermont 4,245       442      
Massachusetts 4,217       684      
South Carolina 4,125       596      
Minnesota 4,097       528      
Quebec 3,826       402      
Florida 3,780       542      
West Virginia 3,620       368      
Maryland 3,569       748      
Iowa 3,345       413      
Louisiana 2,705       144      
Idaho 2,616       201      
New Jersey 2,544       635      
New Brunswick 2,517       178      
South Dakota 2,160       136      
Oregon 1,993       312      
Colorado 1,963       280      
Connecticut 1,630       331      
British Columbia 1,358       146      
Newfoundland and Labrador 1,289       56      
Wyoming 845       39      
Nevada 811       78      
Prince Edward Island 786       66      
Utah 773       88      
Delaware 632       135      
Montana 619       71      
New Mexico 619       94      
North Dakota 440       40      
Rhode Island 335       64      
Arizona 99       32      
District of Columbia 35       7      
Manitoba 33       13      
Saskatchewan 10       2      
Alberta 2       1      
Total 321,518             

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.