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2012 Results: Abilene, Texas

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Gadwall 24       2      
Mallard 9       2      
Northern Shoveler 15       3      
Canvasback 2       1      
Ring-necked Duck 4       2      
Northern Bobwhite 17       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 10       4      
Great Blue Heron 5       4      
Great Egret 4       3      
Turkey Vulture 2       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 5       3      
American Coot 19       4      
Sandhill Crane 14       1      
Killdeer 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 27       3      
Rock Pigeon 76       7      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 6       1      
White-winged Dove 459       20      
Mourning Dove 72       15      
Inca Dove 16       4      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 1       1      
Blue Jay 33       15      
American Crow 3       1      
Common Raven 2       2      
Carolina Chickadee 3       2      
Black-crested Titmouse 2       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3       2      
American Robin 82       10      
Northern Mockingbird 22       14      
Curve-billed Thrasher 8       1      
European Starling 213       12      
American Pipit 7       1      
Sprague's Pipit 8       1      
American Tree Sparrow 2       1      
Chipping Sparrow 12       1      
Field Sparrow 70       3      
Lark Sparrow 18       2      
Black-throated Sparrow 9       1      
Lincoln's Sparrow 2       2      
White-throated Sparrow 10       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 21       6      
Dark-eyed Junco 47       11      
Northern Cardinal 21       15      
Red-winged Blackbird 174       7      
Common Grackle 82       9      
Great-tailed Grackle 576       20      
Brown-headed Cowbird 131       8      
House Finch 137       18      
Pine Siskin 10       4      
Lesser Goldfinch 29       6      
American Goldfinch 183       11      
House Sparrow 608       16      
Total 3,320             

A total of 55 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.