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Top 25 Feeder Birds

2008-09

California Region

Review the Explanation of Terms to understand what these data represent. A total of 400 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 89.75 6.82 3.99
2 Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura 87.25 4.61 2.38
3 Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna 83.25 1.82 0.90
4 California/Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica/woodhouseii 80.50 1.82 0.88
5 Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis 76.00 5.72 2.33
6 White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys 75.75 4.70 1.78
7 Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria 75.50 6.52 2.17
8 California Towhee Melozone crissalis 64.75 1.66 0.63
9 American Goldfinch Spinus tristis 61.00 5.96 1.17
10 American Robin Turdus migratorius 51.00 3.11 0.31
11 Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla 50.50 3.92 0.77
12 Oak/Juniper Titmouse (Plain Titmouse) Baeolophus inornatus/ridgwayi 49.50 1.44 0.41
13 Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus 46.00 1.72 0.34
14 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 45.25 6.09 0.94
15 Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans 41.50 1.12 0.13
16 Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata 41.00 1.58 0.22
17 Pine Siskin Spinus pinus 38.25 6.03 0.49
18 Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos 38.00 1.24 0.14
19 American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos 37.50 2.91 0.32
20 Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus 36.75 6.05 0.25
21 Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus 36.00 1.30 0.15
22 Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii 34.75 1.05 0.07
23 Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens 34.25 2.41 0.41
24 Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula 33.75 1.15 0.09
25 Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri 32.25 2.65 0.34