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2012 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 2       1      
Mute Swan 2       1      
Wood Duck 15       2      
Gadwall 83       10      
American Wigeon 63       4      
Mallard 9       3      
Blue-winged Teal 27       4      
Northern Shoveler 1,160       7      
Green-winged Teal 185       5      
Canvasback 3       2      
Redhead 7       3      
Ring-necked Duck 180       10      
Greater Scaup 1       1      
Lesser Scaup 144       8      
Bufflehead 27       6      
Common Goldeneye 2       1      
Ruddy Duck 20       3      
Northern Bobwhite 9       1      
Wild Turkey 9       2      
Least Grebe 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 31       7      
Eared Grebe 7       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 556       19      
Great Blue Heron 10       9      
Great Egret 25       12      
Snowy Egret 4       3      
Black Vulture 108       22      
Turkey Vulture 58       25      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 9       8      
Red-shouldered Hawk 14       12      
Red-tailed Hawk 13       10      
Sora 2       2      
American Coot 1,316       13      
Killdeer 18       9      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Least Sandpiper 41       2      
Ring-billed Gull 42       3      
Herring Gull 3       1      
Rock Pigeon 551       19      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1       1      
White-winged Dove 2,308       126      
Mourning Dove 296       52      
Inca Dove 26       12      
Common Ground-Dove 16       5      
Greater Roadrunner 9       8      
Eastern Screech-Owl 4       3      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 2       2      
Rufous Hummingbird 5       5      
Belted Kingfisher 5       4      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 24       15      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 63       45      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 4       4      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 25       18      
Downy Woodpecker 37       29      
Northern Flicker 2       2      
Crested Caracara 6       4      
American Kestrel 8       6      
Merlin 1       1      
Monk Parakeet 27       5      
Eastern Phoebe 16       14      
Loggerhead Shrike 5       3      
Blue-headed Vireo 3       3      
Blue Jay 302       104      
Western Scrub-Jay 9       7      
American Crow 69       25      
Common Raven 6       2      
Purple Martin 12       6      
Tree Swallow 1       1      
Barn Swallow 1       1      
Cave Swallow 1       1      
Carolina Chickadee 241       105      
Black-crested Titmouse 141       62      
Bushtit 4       2      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       2      
Brown Creeper 8       7      
Canyon Wren 4       3      
House Wren 1       1      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Bewick's Wren 52       37      
Carolina Wren 139       78      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 39       23      
Eastern Bluebird 8       5      
Hermit Thrush 5       3      
American Robin 3,910       56      
Northern Mockingbird 145       84      
European Starling 245       49      
Cedar Waxwing 1,383       37      
Orange-crowned Warbler 40       31      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Pine Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 164       58      
Green-tailed Towhee 1       1      
Spotted Towhee 36       21      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 3       2      
Canyon Towhee 1       1      
Chipping Sparrow 699       28      
Field Sparrow 37       10      
Vesper Sparrow 12       3      
Black-throated Sparrow 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 9       4      
Fox Sparrow 3       3      
Song Sparrow 27       10      
Lincoln's Sparrow 3       2      
Swamp Sparrow 2       2      
White-throated Sparrow 18       2      
Harris's Sparrow 4       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 10       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 52       19      
Northern Cardinal 436       136      
Pyrrhuloxia 4       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 176       22      
Western Meadowlark 1       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 23       1      
Common Grackle 127       21      
Great-tailed Grackle 745       59      
Brown-headed Cowbird 25       9      
House Finch 441       91      
Pine Siskin 1       1      
Lesser Goldfinch 443       82      
American Goldfinch 364       53      
House Sparrow 822       95      
Total 19,122             

A total of 126 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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