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Top animal species that observers are recording.

 

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Tom Grey

All Time Top Animal Species Observed

Rank Species Number of Observations
76 raccoon (Procyon lotor) 1697
77 cliff swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) 1696
78 winter wren (Troglodytes troglodytes) 1653
79 osprey (Pandion haliaetus) 1618
80 white-winged dove (Zenaida asiatica) 1600
81 green frog (Lithobates clamitans) 1595
82 ebony jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata) 1589
83 song sparrow (Melospiza melodia) 1568
84 common gartersnake (Thamnophis sirtalis) 1553
85 red-eyed vireo (Vireo olivaceus) 1540
86 mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) 1522
87 eastern carpenter bee (Xylocopa virginica) 1459
88 coyote (Canis latrans) 1433
89 chimney swift (Chaetura pelagica) 1376
90 western bluebird (Sialia mexicana) 1349
91 northern parula (Parula americana) 1340
92 orange sulphur (Colias eurytheme) 1309
93 northern leopard frog (Lithobates pipiens) 1271
94 scarlet tanager (Piranga olivacea) 1251
95 honeybee (Apis mellifera) 1145
96 wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) 1109
97 brown creeper (Certhia americana) 1057
98 gray treefrog (Hyla versicolor) 1039
99 green sweat bee (Agapostemon texanus) 1002
100 hooded warbler (Wilsonia citrina) 992

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