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Top Ten Lists for 2006

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Most Frequently Reported Birds

Rank   Species Checklists
1 Northern Cardinal 33,606  
2 Mourning Dove 32,130  
3 Dark-eyed Junco 29,797  
4 American Goldfinch 26,259  
5 Downy Woodpecker 25,545  
6 Blue Jay 24,704  
7 House Finch 22,978  
8 Tufted Titmouse 21,614  
9 Black-capped Chickadee 20,702  
10 American Crow 20,002  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

Most Numerous Birds

Rank   Species Individuals
1 Canada Goose 843,635  
2 Snow Goose 705,337  
3 European Starling 486,567  
4 Red-winged Blackbird 412,922  
5 Common Grackle 341,731  
6 American Goldfinch 337,782  
7 American Robin 288,973  
8 Dark-eyed Junco 254,769  
9 Mourning Dove 230,370  
10 American Crow 207,109  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

States/Provinces Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   State/Province Checklists
1 New York 3,974  
2 Pennsylvania 3,173  
3 Virginia 2,863  
4 North Carolina 2,847  
5 Ohio 2,832  
6 Texas 2,753  
7 California 2,546  
8 Georgia 2,507  
9 Florida 2,263  
10 Michigan 2,071  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Species

Rank   State/Province Species
1 Texas 347  
2 California 308  
3 Arizona 265  
4 Florida 259  
5 Georgia 214  
6 Oregon 206  
6 Washington 206  
8 New Mexico 203  
9 Alabama 195  
10 North Carolina 189  
10 South Carolina 189  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   State/Province Individuals
1 Texas 498,328  
2 Nebraska 487,977  
3 New Jersey 353,992  
4 Florida 352,482  
5 Pennsylvania 349,561  
6 California 337,770  
7 Washington 313,984  
8 Virginia 288,355  
9 Delaware 274,694  
10 New York 257,180  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   City Checklists
1 Fultondale, Alabama 505  
2 Charlotte, North Carolina 362  
3 Mentor, Ohio 339  
4 Cincinnati, Ohio 287  
5 Richmond, Virginia 262  
6 Atlanta, Georgia 215  
7 Raleigh, North Carolina 197  
8 Virginia Beach, Virginia 181  
9 Ithaca, New York 177  
10 Marietta, Georgia 176  
10 Houston, Texas 176  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Species

Rank   City Species
1 Rockport, Texas 167  
2 Weslaco, Texas 162  
3 San Antonio, Texas 156  
4 Houston, Texas 146  
5 Lakeport, California 142  
6 Savannah, Georgia 138  
7 Tucson, Arizona 133  
8 Los Osos, California 131  
8 Jacksonville, Florida 131  
10 Tallahassee, Florida 128  
10 Corpus Christi, Texas 128  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   City Individuals
1 Lincoln, Nebraska 311,214  
2 Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Delaware 222,413  
3 Hutchinson, Kansas 133,288  
4 Saint Albans, West Virginia 102,223  
5 Tuscaloosa, Alabama 62,751  
6 Stewartsville, New Jersey 60,728  
7 Harmony, New Jersey 53,298  
8 Yakima, Washington 52,822  
9 Conway, Washington 49,393  
10 Greenville, Virginia 48,757  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET