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Top Ten Lists for 1999

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 23,690  
2 Northern Cardinal 21,300  
3 Dark-eyed Junco 20,834  
4 American Crow 17,162  
5 House Finch 16,948  
6 Blue Jay 16,425  
7 Black-capped Chickadee 16,040  
8 Downy Woodpecker 15,871  
9 Tufted Titmouse 14,969  
10 American Goldfinch 14,963  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

Most Numerous Birds

Rank   Species Individuals
1 European Starling 216,914  
2 Canada Goose 190,155  
3 House Sparrow 170,854  
4 Common Grackle 161,675  
5 Dark-eyed Junco 161,228  
6 American Goldfinch 158,311  
7 American Crow 145,163  
8 Mourning Dove 144,675  
9 Red-winged Blackbird 128,122  
10 House Finch 123,575  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

States/Provinces Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   State/Province Checklists
1 New York 3,027  
2 California 2,836  
3 Virginia 2,301  
4 Pennsylvania 2,112  
5 Ohio 2,007  
6 Texas 1,978  
7 Indiana 1,717  
8 Illinois 1,686  
9 New Jersey 1,646  
10 Florida 1,497  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Species

Rank   State/Province Species
1 Texas 169  
2 California 164  
3 Florida 149  
4 South Carolina 141  
4 Arizona 141  
4 Georgia 141  
7 North Carolina 138  
8 New Mexico 132  
8 Washington 132  
10 British Columbia 125  
10 Louisiana 125  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   State/Province Individuals
1 California 272,407  
2 Pennsylvania 250,434  
3 Texas 197,685  
4 New York 195,406  
5 Virginia 150,777  
6 Florida 121,873  
7 New Jersey 118,499  
8 Ohio 116,392  
9 Indiana 104,991  
10 Illinois 95,651  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   City Checklists
1 Virginia Beach, Virginia 574  
2 Indianapolis, Indiana 410  
3 San Antonio, Texas 261  
4 Chesapeake, Virginia 239  
5 Colorado Springs, Colorado 229  
5 Austin, Texas 229  
7 Williamsburg, Virginia 212  
8 Ithaca, New York 184  
9 Atlanta, Georgia 177  
10 Minneapolis, Minnesota 170  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Species

Rank   City Species
1 Austin, Texas 118  
2 San Jose, California 112  
3 Tallahassee, Florida 111  
4 San Antonio, Texas 109  
5 Titusville, Florida 101  
6 Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 100  
7 Prescott, Arizona 97  
7 Orlando, Florida 97  
9 Nashville, Tennessee 94  
10 Houston, Texas 93  
10 Bellevue, Washington 93  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   City Individuals
1 West Grove, Pennsylvania 60,177  
2 Brawley, California 33,490  
3 Virginia Beach, Virginia 29,951  
4 San Antonio, Texas 25,677  
5 Indianapolis, Indiana 21,772  
6 Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania 20,269  
7 Port Williams, Nova Scotia 15,348  
8 Chesapeake, Virginia 14,659  
9 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 14,450  
10 Magnolia, Arkansas 13,283  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET