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Top Ten Lists for 1998

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

Most Frequently Reported Birds

Rank   Species Checklists
1 Mourning Dove 6,829  
2 Black-capped Chickadee 5,942  
3 Northern Cardinal 5,586  
4 Blue Jay 5,199  
5 American Crow 4,785  
6 Downy Woodpecker 4,675  
7 House Finch 4,514  
8 Dark-eyed Junco 4,474  
9 Tufted Titmouse 4,213  
10 American Goldfinch 4,020  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

Most Numerous Birds

Rank   Species Individuals
1 European Starling 64,520  
2 Common Grackle 39,580  
3 House Sparrow 39,442  
4 Mourning Dove 39,192  
5 American Goldfinch 34,697  
6 American Crow 33,358  
7 House Finch 31,652  
8 Dark-eyed Junco 31,473  
9 Black-capped Chickadee 28,776  
10 American Robin 23,109  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

States/Provinces Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   State/Province Checklists
1 New York 1,173  
2 Maine 752  
3 Ohio 683  
4 Texas 670  
5 Florida 641  
6 Georgia 579  
7 Pennsylvania 534  
8 Michigan 444  
9 California 428  
10 Oregon 424  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Species

Rank   State/Province Species
1 Texas 64  
2 California 62  
3 Arizona 56  
4 Oregon 54  
5 Washington 53  
6 New Mexico 51  
6 Virginia 51  
8 Georgia 50  
9 British Columbia 49  
9 North Carolina 49  
9 Louisiana 49  
9 Florida 49  
9 Arkansas 49  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   State/Province Individuals
1 Pennsylvania 62,252  
2 New York 59,984  
3 Texas 39,663  
4 Ohio 28,937  
5 Maine 28,479  
6 Georgia 27,590  
7 California 24,580  
8 New Jersey 23,667  
9 Florida 23,540  
10 Oregon 20,649  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   City Checklists
1 Austin, Texas 184  
2 Minneapolis, Minnesota 95  
3 Ithaca, New York 91  
4 Dayton, Ohio 88  
5 Atlanta, Georgia 85  
6 Portland, Oregon 84  
7 Orlando, Florida 79  
8 Anchorage, Alaska 78  
9 Columbus, Ohio 71  
10 Marietta, Georgia 64  
10 Ann Arbor, Michigan 64  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Species

Rank   City Species
1 Austin, Texas 47  
2 Marietta, Georgia 45  
3 San Simon, Arizona 42  
4 Atlanta, Georgia 41  
4 Houston, Texas 41  
6 Charlotte, North Carolina 39  
6 Fort Worth, Texas 39  
8 Birmingham, Alabama 38  
8 Spring, Texas 38  
8 Bossier City, Louisiana 38  
8 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 38  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   City Individuals
1 Reading, Pennsylvania 19,412  
2 Austin, Texas 8,201  
3 Berkeley Heights, New Jersey 7,319  
4 Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania 5,424  
5 Columbus, Ohio 5,137  
6 Frederick, Pennsylvania 5,000  
7 Houston, Texas 3,970  
8 Marietta, Georgia 3,922  
9 Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania 3,608  
10 Portland, Oregon 3,117  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET