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Top 25 Feeder Birds

2009-10

Mid-Atlantic Region

Review the Explanation of Terms to understand what these data represent. A total of 961 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 97.29 3.17 2.47
2 Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis 96.05 4.95 3.06
3 Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura 95.73 4.12 2.81
4 Carolina/Black-capped Chickadee Poecile carolinensis/atricapillus 95.53 1.99 1.58
5 Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor 94.48 2.20 1.63
6 Downy Woodpecker Dryobates pubescens 88.24 1.49 0.95
7 Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata 88.03 2.35 1.16
8 American Goldfinch Spinus tristis 86.26 4.13 1.89
9 House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus 85.74 3.51 1.77
10 Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus 83.04 1.29 0.55
11 Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus 82.73 1.18 0.60
12 White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis 80.12 3.93 1.81
13 White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis 80.12 1.35 0.65
14 American Robin Turdus migratorius 72.42 2.98 0.44
15 European Starling Sturnus vulgaris 71.38 4.38 0.73
16 Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula 67.43 6.44 0.67
17 Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia 66.18 1.50 0.39
18 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 64.31 5.16 1.46
19 American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos 55.25 2.58 0.37
20 Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater 52.55 3.49 0.26
21 Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus 49.53 4.29 0.34
22 Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos 43.70 1.11 0.12
23 Hairy Woodpecker Dryobates villosus 42.98 1.17 0.15
24 Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus 33.19 1.24 0.07
25 Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii 32.67 1.02 0.05