(Danita Delimont via Shutterstock)
(Danita Delimont via Shutterstock)

MICHIGAN—Stacker compiled a list of the most common birds seen near feeders in Michigan using data from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Project FeederWatch. Birds are ranked in ascending order of the species that most often frequented 257 count sites from Nov. 26-Dec. 9, 2022. More than 20,000 people helped collect data for this year’s bird count through Project FeederWatch. These were the most commonly seen birds in Michigan:

10. Mourning Dove

– Sites visited: 65%
– Average group size: 3.98

9. Tufted Titmouse

– Sites visited: 68%
– Average group size: 2.21

8. Northern Cardinal

– Sites visited: 70%
– Average group size: 2.25

7. Red-Bellied Woodpecker

– Sites visited: 71%
– Average group size: 1.12

6. Dark-Eyed Junco

– Sites visited: 72%
– Average group size: 3.56

5. American Goldfinch

– Sites visited: 72%
– Average group size: 4.08

4. Blue Jay

– Sites visited: 76%
– Average group size: 2.33

3. White-Breasted Nuthatch

– Sites visited: 81%
– Average group size: 1.49

2. Downy Woodpecker

– Sites visited: 84%
– Average group size: 1.57

1. Black-Capped Chickadee

– Sites visited: 91%
– Average group size: 2.76

 This article was re-published from Stacker pursuant to a CC BY-NC 4.0 License.