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Top Ten Lists for 2002

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 26,245  
2 Northern Cardinal 23,174  
3 Dark-eyed Junco 20,750  
4 House Finch 20,299  
5 American Crow 20,013  
6 Blue Jay 18,116  
7 Downy Woodpecker 17,930  
8 American Goldfinch 17,531  
9 Black-capped Chickadee 17,320  
10 Tufted Titmouse 16,994  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

Most Numerous Birds

Rank   Species Individuals
1 Common Grackle 620,121  
2 Canada Goose 399,381  
3 American Crow 319,379  
4 European Starling 276,054  
5 Snow Goose 197,953  
6 American Goldfinch 178,245  
7 House Sparrow 176,484  
8 Mourning Dove 155,156  
9 American Robin 140,867  
10 Red-winged Blackbird 138,570  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

States/Provinces Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   State/Province Checklists
1 New York 3,415  
2 California 3,388  
3 Georgia 2,935  
4 Ohio 2,640  
5 Pennsylvania 2,422  
6 Florida 1,804  
7 North Carolina 1,789  
8 Virginia 1,782  
9 New Jersey 1,620  
10 Texas 1,608  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Species

Rank   State/Province Species
1 Texas 284  
2 California 277  
3 Florida 257  
4 Arizona 200  
5 Georgia 198  
6 Washington 186  
7 New Mexico 180  
8 Oregon 173  
9 South Carolina 172  
10 North Carolina 163  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   State/Province Individuals
1 Pennsylvania 527,289  
2 California 322,383  
3 New Jersey 305,182  
4 New York 305,001  
5 Texas 205,272  
6 Oregon 187,177  
7 Georgia 187,013  
8 Ohio 175,828  
9 Florida 174,159  
10 Maryland 168,630  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   City Checklists
1 Atlanta, Georgia 359  
2 Cincinnati, Ohio 258  
3 Charlotte, North Carolina 238  
4 Anchorage, Alaska 237  
5 Alpharetta, Georgia 216  
6 Columbus, Ohio 191  
7 Marietta, Georgia 189  
8 Portland, Oregon 185  
9 Dayton, Ohio 175  
10 Winnipeg, Manitoba 165  
10 Seattle, Washington 165  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Species

Rank   City Species
1 Los Osos, California 148  
2 Lakeport, California 128  
3 Tallahassee, Florida 124  
4 Sacramento, California 123  
5 San Diego, California 119  
5 Alpharetta, Georgia 119  
7 Napa, California 118  
7 Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 118  
9 Dallas, Texas 107  
9 Rockport, Texas 107  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   City Individuals
1 Martins Creek, Pennsylvania 260,107  
2 Hope, New Jersey 151,199  
3 Oregon City, Oregon 98,594  
4 Atlanta, Georgia 44,513  
5 Virginia Beach, Virginia 33,460  
6 Washington Boro, Pennsylvania 28,971  
7 White Stone, Virginia 22,725  
8 Cambridge, Maryland 21,529  
9 Terrell, Texas 21,185  
10 Catonsville, Maryland 20,987  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET