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Top 25 Feeder Birds

2009-10

Great Lakes Region

Review the Explanation of Terms to understand what these data represent. A total of 1,438 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 Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus 97.57 3.61 2.90
2 Downy Woodpecker Dryobates pubescens 89.08 1.69 0.99
3 American Goldfinch Spinus tristis 89.01 6.62 3.06
4 Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis 87.13 4.02 1.70
5 Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura 87.00 4.38 2.11
6 Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata 86.79 2.86 1.25
7 White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis 83.38 1.51 0.79
8 Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis 77.12 2.54 1.12
9 Hairy Woodpecker Dryobates villosus 67.80 1.47 0.52
10 House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus 60.29 3.79 0.84
11 Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis 58.55 1.37 0.35
12 European Starling Sturnus vulgaris 57.30 4.12 0.46
13 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 57.02 7.14 1.47
14 American Robin Turdus migratorius 56.61 1.90 0.13
15 American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos 52.71 2.20 0.28
16 Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula 47.98 4.45 0.18
17 American Tree Sparrow Spizelloides arborea 46.45 3.35 0.39
18 Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus 43.19 3.60 0.15
19 Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus 42.21 1.21 0.25
20 Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus 31.36 2.61 0.11
21 Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia 30.04 1.39 0.05
22 Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater 29.83 3.76 0.10
23 Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii 26.70 1.02 0.05
24 Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor 23.23 2.12 0.23
25 Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus 19.19 1.00 0.02