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Top 25 Feeder Birds

1999-00

New England Region

Review the Explanation of Terms to understand what these data represent. A total of 749 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 97.73 3.66 3.11
2 White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis 94.66 1.53 1.05
3 Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura 94.13 5.43 3.22
4 Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata 93.06 3.19 1.76
5 Downy Woodpecker Dryobates pubescens 91.32 1.65 1.15
6 Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis 89.72 5.00 2.49
7 Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor 88.78 2.54 1.63
8 American Goldfinch Spinus tristis 81.44 4.26 1.66
9 Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis 81.04 2.32 1.05
10 House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus 69.03 3.97 1.07
11 American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos 68.09 2.80 0.70
12 Hairy Woodpecker Dryobates villosus 60.88 1.28 0.37
13 European Starling Sturnus vulgaris 56.07 5.11 0.66
14 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 51.40 6.57 1.04
15 Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis 49.93 1.35 0.30
16 Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula 47.26 5.14 0.25
17 American Robin Turdus migratorius 43.79 2.37 0.13
18 Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia 43.79 1.56 0.17
19 Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus 42.99 4.61 0.21
20 Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus 38.99 1.12 0.19
21 White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis 38.85 3.04 0.42
22 American Tree Sparrow Spizelloides arborea 35.78 2.71 0.25
23 Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea 31.24 10.86 0.45
24 Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus 30.97 1.20 0.12
25 Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater 30.31 3.45 0.11