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2005 Results: Austin, 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
Wood Duck 3       2      
Gadwall 12       1      
Mallard 2       1      
Northern Shoveler 3,200       3      
Northern Pintail 16       2      
Green-winged Teal 27       2      
Redhead 5       1      
Ring-necked Duck 1       1      
Greater Scaup 1       1      
Lesser Scaup 31       2      
Bufflehead 40       3      
Common Goldeneye 1       1      
Ruddy Duck 360       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       1      
Eared Grebe 17       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 14       3      
Great Blue Heron 24       8      
Great Egret 4       1      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 4       1      
White Ibis 4       1      
Black Vulture 50       11      
Turkey Vulture 64       19      
Osprey 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 11       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 9       6      
American Kestrel 7       5      
American Coot 250       1      
Killdeer 3       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 5       2      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1       1      
Least Sandpiper 100       1      
Ring-billed Gull 117       3      
Rock Pigeon 266       9      
White-winged Dove 1,196       66      
Mourning Dove 174       43      
Inca Dove 32       13      
Common Ground-Dove 27       1      
Monk Parakeet 8       2      
Greater Roadrunner 3       2      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 8       8      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 16       10      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 42       31      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 13       8      
Downy Woodpecker 19       14      
Northern Flicker 3       2      
Eastern Phoebe 24       13      
Ash-throated Flycatcher 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 8       4      
Blue-headed Vireo 5       4      
Blue Jay 168       63      
Western Scrub-Jay 10       4      
American Crow 25       12      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 16       2      
Purple Martin 8       1      
Carolina Chickadee 140       57      
Tufted Titmouse 18       9      
Black-crested Titmouse 109       34      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Canyon Wren 2       2      
Carolina Wren 95       48      
Bewick's Wren 36       21      
House Wren 4       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 29       17      
Eastern Bluebird 10       3      
American Robin 388       29      
Northern Mockingbird 101       47      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 730       34      
Cedar Waxwing 2,282       29      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 18       16      
Pine Warbler 9       7      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 150       18      
Spotted Towhee 3       2      
Chipping Sparrow 357       18      
Field Sparrow 55       5      
Lark Sparrow 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 58       2      
Grasshopper Sparrow 50       1      
Fox Sparrow 3       1      
Song Sparrow 8       4      
Lincoln's Sparrow 12       7      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 16       6      
Harris's Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 8       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 18       4      
Northern Cardinal 301       74      
Red-winged Blackbird 425       14      
Eastern Meadowlark 15       1      
Western Meadowlark 9       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 3       2      
Common Grackle 112       16      
Great-tailed Grackle 862       40      
Brown-headed Cowbird 62       7      
Purple Finch 12       4      
House Finch 157       46      
Pine Siskin 13       8      
Lesser Goldfinch 186       25      
American Goldfinch 1,082       63      
House Sparrow 435       53      
Total 14,858             

A total of 108 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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