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2006 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
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 100       1      
Wood Duck 11       3      
Gadwall 59       9      
American Wigeon 52       4      
Mallard 30       4      
Mottled Duck 1       1      
Blue-winged Teal 8       3      
Cinnamon Teal 1       1      
Northern Shoveler 354       3      
Northern Pintail 54       3      
Green-winged Teal 174       3      
Redhead 100       4      
Ring-necked Duck 244       3      
Lesser Scaup 66       6      
Bufflehead 21       3      
Hooded Merganser 1       1      
Ruddy Duck 150       2      
Least Grebe 4       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 7       4      
Eared Grebe 23       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 35       6      
Great Blue Heron 4       4      
Great Egret 26       4      
Snowy Egret 2       1      
Green Heron 1       1      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 16       2      
Black Vulture 30       15      
Turkey Vulture 55       20      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 14       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 18       11      
Crested Caracara 4       2      
American Kestrel 11       6      
Merlin 1       1      
American Coot 268       5      
Killdeer 44       7      
Spotted Sandpiper 18       2      
Solitary Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 20       4      
Least Sandpiper 130       3      
Wilson's Snipe 13       5      
Ring-billed Gull 167       4      
Rock Pigeon 710       13      
White-winged Dove 751       68      
Mourning Dove 176       26      
Inca Dove 47       11      
Common Ground-Dove 31       7      
Monk Parakeet 12       1      
Greater Roadrunner 3       2      
Eastern Screech-Owl 4       4      
Great Horned Owl 4       2      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1       1      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 2       2      
Rufous Hummingbird 11       7      
Belted Kingfisher 5       5      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       2      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 11       8      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 44       31      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 6       6      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 17       11      
Downy Woodpecker 21       16      
Northern Flicker 5       3      
Eastern Phoebe 26       11      
Loggerhead Shrike 12       4      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 5       5      
Blue Jay 141       47      
Western Scrub-Jay 12       9      
American Crow 41       14      
Common Raven 3       1      
Carolina Chickadee 148       64      
Tufted Titmouse 40       18      
Black-crested Titmouse 115       43      
Canyon Wren 3       3      
Carolina Wren 105       51      
Bewick's Wren 23       15      
House Wren 15       6      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 8       6      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 89       32      
Eastern Bluebird 14       4      
Hermit Thrush 3       2      
American Robin 123       16      
Northern Mockingbird 65       44      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
Long-billed Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 365       25      
American Pipit 11       2      
Cedar Waxwing 688       24      
Orange-crowned Warbler 32       25      
Pine Warbler 11       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 153       25      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Olive Sparrow 1       1      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Chipping Sparrow 419       13      
Field Sparrow 7       2      
Vesper Sparrow 10       1      
Black-throated Sparrow 25       3      
Savannah Sparrow 57       3      
Song Sparrow 16       5      
Lincoln's Sparrow 4       1      
Swamp Sparrow 7       2      
White-throated Sparrow 3       1      
Harris's Sparrow 4       3      
White-crowned Sparrow 39       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 3       2      
Northern Cardinal 349       76      
Pyrrhuloxia 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 369       14      
Eastern Meadowlark 20       2      
Western Meadowlark 7       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 55       2      
Common Grackle 197       16      
Boat-tailed Grackle 8       1      
Great-tailed Grackle 518       27      
Brown-headed Cowbird 85       6      
Purple Finch 8       4      
House Finch 184       51      
Lesser Goldfinch 85       20      
American Goldfinch 385       45      
House Sparrow 512       48      
Total 9,842             

A total of 123 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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