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Top 25 Feeder Birds

2002-03

California Region

Review the Explanation of Terms to understand what these data represent. A total of 401 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 House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus 90.77 7.48 4.65
2 Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura 83.54 4.88 2.38
3 Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna 82.54 1.67 0.82
4 California/Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica/woodhouseii 81.80 1.85 0.97
5 Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis 79.30 5.17 2.09
6 White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys 76.31 5.19 1.97
7 California Towhee Melozone crissalis 67.58 1.73 0.63
8 Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria 60.85 5.94 1.49
9 American Goldfinch Spinus tristis 60.10 6.09 1.11
10 American Robin Turdus migratorius 57.11 2.76 0.36
11 Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla 56.61 4.26 0.93
12 Oak/Juniper Titmouse (Plain Titmouse) Baeolophus inornatus/ridgwayi 49.38 1.40 0.33
13 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 48.38 6.11 1.04
14 Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus 44.39 1.80 0.33
15 Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos 41.65 1.20 0.15
16 American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos 36.66 2.81 0.25
17 Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus 35.16 5.10 0.20
18 Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus 34.66 3.11 0.24
19 Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula 34.66 1.13 0.11
20 Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata 34.16 1.70 0.16
21 Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus 34.16 1.33 0.13
22 Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca 33.67 1.96 0.24
23 Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens 31.92 2.44 0.34
24 Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri 31.67 3.08 0.40
25 White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis 28.68 1.42 0.17