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Top Ten Lists for 2000

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 34,317  
2 Northern Cardinal 33,514  
3 Dark-eyed Junco 30,420  
4 Blue Jay 26,612  
5 American Crow 25,108  
6 House Finch 24,838  
7 Black-capped Chickadee 24,476  
8 Downy Woodpecker 24,001  
9 Tufted Titmouse 23,757  
10 House Sparrow 22,469  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

Most Numerous Birds

Rank   Species Individuals
1 Canada Goose 360,528  
2 European Starling 311,320  
3 House Sparrow 239,208  
4 Dark-eyed Junco 221,146  
5 Mourning Dove 220,500  
6 American Goldfinch 219,629  
7 American Crow 206,683  
8 Common Grackle 187,516  
9 Snow Goose 184,265  
10 House Finch 176,110  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

States/Provinces Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   State/Province Checklists
1 Pennsylvania 3,986  
2 New York 3,729  
3 Virginia 3,483  
4 New Jersey 3,183  
5 Ohio 2,714  
6 California 2,697  
7 Michigan 2,677  
8 Maryland 2,648  
9 Texas 2,470  
10 North Carolina 2,369  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Species

Rank   State/Province Species
1 Texas 262  
2 California 232  
3 Arizona 210  
4 Florida 199  
5 Washington 175  
6 Georgia 172  
7 British Columbia 169  
7 Virginia 169  
9 North Carolina 165  
10 Oregon 163  
10 South Carolina 163  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   State/Province Individuals
1 New York 272,999  
2 Pennsylvania 267,890  
3 Texas 246,386  
4 New Jersey 225,737  
5 California 221,080  
6 Virginia 208,766  
7 Maryland 198,220  
8 Ohio 180,537  
9 Michigan 165,099  
10 North Carolina 156,506  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   City Checklists
1 Virginia Beach, Virginia 477  
2 Houston, Texas 401  
3 Wilmington, Delaware 261  
4 Atlanta, Georgia 249  
5 Raleigh, North Carolina 247  
6 Cincinnati, Ohio 246  
7 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 236  
8 Grand Rapids, Michigan 234  
9 San Antonio, Texas 228  
10 Seattle, Washington 225  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Species

Rank   City Species
1 Virginia Beach, Virginia 119  
2 Houston, Texas 118  
3 Austin, Texas 114  
4 Oakton, Virginia 111  
5 Seattle, Washington 109  
6 Delta, British Columbia 107  
6 San Antonio, Texas 107  
8 San Diego, California 103  
9 Reston, Virginia 102  
10 Savannah, Georgia 101  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   City Individuals
1 Campbell, Missouri 53,205  
2 Ithaca, New York 32,869  
3 Virginia Beach, Virginia 25,240  
4 Houston, Texas 22,659  
5 Wilmington, Delaware 19,314  
6 Columbia, Tennessee 18,895  
7 Seattle, Washington 17,794  
8 Nashville, Tennessee 17,377  
9 Delta, British Columbia 15,839  
10 Windsor, Ontario 15,453  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET