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Top 25 Feeder Birds

2009-10

Allegheny Region

Review the Explanation of Terms to understand what these data represent. A total of 1,561 FeederWatchers reported data from this region.

Rank Within Region Common Name Scientific Name Percentage of Sites Visited Average Group Size (when seen) FeederWatch Abundance Index
1 Carolina/Black-capped Chickadee Poecile carolinensis/atricapillus 96.54 2.83 2.31
2 Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura 93.59 4.70 2.79
3 Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis 93.47 4.82 2.93
4 Downy Woodpecker Dryobates pubescens 92.38 1.65 1.17
5 Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis 91.67 2.67 1.72
6 Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata 90.26 2.93 1.58
7 White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis 87.25 1.45 0.82
8 Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor 86.61 2.16 1.32
9 American Goldfinch Spinus tristis 86.23 4.65 2.15
10 House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus 77.77 3.79 1.40
11 Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus 72.01 1.16 0.46
12 European Starling Sturnus vulgaris 64.96 4.63 0.71
13 Hairy Woodpecker Dryobates villosus 64.57 1.31 0.40
14 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 62.59 6.25 1.51
15 American Robin Turdus migratorius 62.40 2.72 0.25
16 American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos 61.05 2.59 0.48
17 Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia 54.58 1.54 0.24
18 White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis 50.29 3.33 0.66
19 Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula 48.24 4.27 0.22
20 Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus 44.20 3.56 0.18
21 Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus 44.01 1.23 0.19
22 Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater 39.46 3.27 0.13
23 American Tree Sparrow Spizelloides arborea 39.14 2.97 0.28
24 Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus 30.88 2.48 0.12
25 Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus 28.64 1.24 0.06