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Top Ten Lists for 2010

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Most Frequently Reported Birds

Rank   Species Checklists
1 Northern Cardinal 53,513  
2 Dark-eyed Junco 48,700  
3 Mourning Dove 45,557  
4 Downy Woodpecker 39,668  
5 Blue Jay 39,484  
6 American Goldfinch 38,190  
7 Tufted Titmouse 36,101  
8 House Finch 33,068  
9 American Crow 30,649  
10 Black-capped Chickadee 29,821  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

Most Numerous Birds

Rank   Species Individuals
1 American Robin 1,850,427  
2 Canada Goose 748,371  
3 Snow Goose 534,219  
4 American Crow 527,393  
5 European Starling 513,697  
6 American Goldfinch 429,611  
7 Dark-eyed Junco 374,272  
8 Common Grackle 373,709  
9 Red-winged Blackbird 291,340  
10 Mourning Dove 290,109  
Statistics updated 09-Jan-2012 16:15 ET

States/Provinces Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   State/Province Checklists
1 New York 5,719  
2 California 5,330  
3 North Carolina 5,047  
4 Pennsylvania 4,878  
5 Ohio 4,254  
6 Georgia 4,188  
7 Texas 4,134  
8 Virginia 4,055  
9 Florida 3,551  
10 Tennessee 3,292  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Species

Rank   State/Province Species
1 Texas 347  
2 California 319  
3 Florida 277  
4 Arizona 231  
5 Washington 203  
6 South Carolina 201  
7 New Mexico 197  
8 Georgia 194  
9 Mississippi 190  
10 Oregon 189  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

States/Provinces Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   State/Province Individuals
1 Florida 1,988,119  
2 Texas 757,115  
3 California 631,195  
4 New York 588,305  
5 Washington 516,434  
6 North Carolina 378,831  
7 Tennessee 324,865  
8 Pennsylvania 322,634  
9 Mississippi 288,069  
10 Virginia 285,785  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Submitting the Most Checklists

Rank   City Checklists
1 Mentor, Ohio 709  
2 Columbia, Kentucky 574  
3 Charlotte, North Carolina 520  
4 Tallahassee, Florida 484  
5 Sacramento, California 446  
6 Virginia Beach, Virginia 401  
7 Atlanta, Georgia 399  
8 Cincinnati, Ohio 383  
9 Durham, North Carolina 358  
10 Marietta, Georgia 330  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Species

Rank   City Species
1 Tivoli, Texas 175  
2 Rockport, Texas 173  
3 San Diego, California 169  
4 Kingsville, Texas 164  
5 San Antonio, Texas 159  
6 Corpus Christi, Texas 157  
7 Savannah, Georgia 155  
8 Weslaco, Texas 154  
9 Tallahassee, Florida 139  
10 Trinidad, California 138  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET

Localities Reporting the Most Birds

Rank   City Individuals
1 Saint Petersburg, Florida 1,476,478  
2 Issaquah, Washington 225,479  
3 Staten Island, New York 214,780  
4 Seaford, Delaware 109,999  
5 Valley Park, Mississippi 105,851  
6 Dexter, Missouri 77,142  
7 Clewiston, Florida 66,913  
8 Lincoln, Nebraska 59,629  
9 Yakima, Washington 59,575  
10 Titusville, Florida 52,770  
Statistics updated 15-Feb-2011 16:22 ET