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Top 25 Feeder Birds

2009-10

East Central Region

Review the Explanation of Terms to understand what these data represent. A total of 844 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 Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis 98.58 4.22 3.46
2 Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis 97.04 4.12 2.70
3 Carolina/Black-capped Chickadee Poecile carolinensis/atricapillus 95.97 2.42 1.90
4 Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura 95.02 4.41 2.71
5 Downy Woodpecker Dryobates pubescens 93.25 1.79 1.31
6 American Goldfinch Spinus tristis 92.30 5.16 3.03
7 House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus 91.00 4.09 2.11
8 Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata 86.97 2.35 1.14
9 Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus 83.89 1.25 0.66
10 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 83.29 8.31 3.83
11 White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis 83.18 1.52 0.81
12 European Starling Sturnus vulgaris 81.75 5.45 1.27
13 Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor 71.92 2.28 1.06
14 American Robin Turdus migratorius 71.21 2.20 0.32
15 Hairy Woodpecker Dryobates villosus 56.40 1.29 0.30
16 Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia 54.27 1.39 0.24
17 Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula 51.54 4.36 0.28
18 Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus 50.24 1.26 0.23
19 Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater 50.12 3.63 0.23
20 American Tree Sparrow Spizelloides arborea 49.53 3.38 0.37
21 Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii 49.17 1.02 0.10
22 White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis 44.79 2.54 0.40
23 American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos 44.31 2.52 0.24
24 Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus 41.71 2.57 0.15
25 Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus 33.53 1.23 0.08