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Top Ten Lists for 2003

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Most Frequently Reported Birds

Rank   Species Checklists
1 Northern Cardinal 29,524  
2 Mourning Dove 27,491  
3 Dark-eyed Junco 27,134  
4 Blue Jay 22,662  
5 American Goldfinch 21,026  
6 Downy Woodpecker 20,585  
7 House Finch 20,064  
8 Tufted Titmouse 19,140  
9 House Sparrow 17,810  
10 American Crow 16,072  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

Most Numerous Birds

Rank   Species Individuals
1 American Crow 305,754  
2 Canada Goose 290,549  
3 American Goldfinch 240,626  
4 Dark-eyed Junco 232,431  
5 European Starling 219,749  
6 House Sparrow 195,787  
7 Mourning Dove 186,785  
8 Northern Cardinal 161,204  
9 Common Grackle 159,075  
10 American Robin 155,777  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

States/Provinces Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   State/Province Checklists
1 New York 3,059  
2 California 2,643  
3 Pennsylvania 2,628  
4 North Carolina 2,595  
5 Ohio 2,567  
6 Texas 2,389  
7 Florida 2,005  
8 Virginia 1,966  
9 Georgia 1,794  
10 Michigan 1,679  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Species

Rank   State/Province Species
1 California 289  
2 Texas 267  
3 Florida 259  
4 Arizona 200  
5 Georgia 176  
6 Mississippi 175  
7 Washington 168  
8 North Carolina 160  
9 Louisiana 158  
9 South Carolina 158  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   State/Province Individuals
1 California 391,743  
2 New York 293,719  
3 Texas 258,048  
4 Florida 231,209  
5 North Carolina 195,732  
6 Pennsylvania 180,008  
7 Ohio 161,012  
8 Virginia 144,811  
9 Mississippi 142,767  
10 Tennessee 125,796  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   City Checklists
1 Charlotte, North Carolina 488  
2 Cincinnati, Ohio 284  
3 Virginia Beach, Virginia 254  
4 Lincoln, Nebraska 248  
5 Indianapolis, Indiana 238  
6 Raleigh, North Carolina 213  
7 San Antonio, Texas 192  
8 Saint Louis, Missouri 183  
9 Atlanta, Georgia 174  
10 Austin, Texas 168  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Species

Rank   City Species
1 Los Osos, California 157  
2 Lakeport, California 139  
3 San Diego, California 134  
3 Tallahassee, Florida 134  
5 Saint Petersburg, Florida 133  
6 Napa, California 131  
7 Orlando, Florida 125  
8 Rockport, Texas 124  
9 Lakeland, Florida 120  
10 Santa Cruz, California 117  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   City Individuals
1 Santa Rosa, California 96,996  
2 Buffalo, New York 93,032  
3 Brentwood, Tennessee 38,282  
4 Seaford, Delaware 34,638  
5 Shelby, Mississippi 31,578  
6 Los Osos, California 27,808  
7 Pittsboro, North Carolina 26,164  
8 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 25,933  
9 Charlotte, North Carolina 24,117  
10 Reno, Nevada 23,155  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET