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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) 1799
77 winter wren (Troglodytes troglodytes) 1762
78 cliff swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) 1755
79 osprey (Pandion haliaetus) 1728
80 ebony jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata) 1683
81 green frog (Lithobates clamitans) 1668
82 song sparrow (Melospiza melodia) 1655
83 white-winged dove (Zenaida asiatica) 1639
84 common gartersnake (Thamnophis sirtalis) 1638
85 coyote (Canis latrans) 1599
86 mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) 1573
87 red-eyed vireo (Vireo olivaceus) 1563
88 eastern carpenter bee (Xylocopa virginica) 1517
89 western bluebird (Sialia mexicana) 1409
90 northern parula (Parula americana) 1398
91 chimney swift (Chaetura pelagica) 1393
92 orange sulphur (Colias eurytheme) 1381
93 northern leopard frog (Lithobates pipiens) 1344
94 wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) 1276
95 scarlet tanager (Piranga olivacea) 1269
96 honeybee (Apis mellifera) 1209
97 belted kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) 1201
98 brown creeper (Certhia americana) 1197
99 gray treefrog (Hyla versicolor) 1108
100 great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) 1102

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