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2006 Results: Galveston, 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 107       2      
American Wigeon 142       2      
Mallard 7       2      
Mottled Duck 75       6      
Blue-winged Teal 22       2      
Northern Shoveler 55       3      
Green-winged Teal 100       1      
Ring-necked Duck 1       1      
Greater Scaup 16       1      
Lesser Scaup 295       3      
Common Goldeneye 2       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 333       7      
Pacific Loon 1       1      
Common Loon 11       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 22       3      
Eared Grebe 8       1      
Neotropic Cormorant 200       6      
Double-crested Cormorant 50       2      
American White Pelican 56       6      
Brown Pelican 151       8      
Great Blue Heron 22       7      
Great Egret 35       6      
Snowy Egret 60       9      
Little Blue Heron 12       3      
Tricolored Heron 5       5      
Reddish Egret 5       5      
Cattle Egret 3       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 20       3      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 4       2      
White Ibis 90       7      
Roseate Spoonbill 66       4      
Osprey 4       3      
White-tailed Kite 3       2      
Northern Harrier 7       3      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       3      
American Kestrel 5       2      
Merlin 1       1      
Clapper Rail 4       4      
American Coot 91       3      
Sandhill Crane 186       3      
Black-bellied Plover 51       3      
Wilson's Plover 4       1      
Semipalmated Plover 21       2      
Piping Plover 6       2      
Killdeer 51       3      
American Oystercatcher 7       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 44       5      
Willet 238       6      
Lesser Yellowlegs 13       2      
Long-billed Curlew 129       4      
Marbled Godwit 27       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 29       5      
Red Knot 15       2      
Sanderling 131       5      
Western Sandpiper 40       2      
Least Sandpiper 64       3      
Dunlin 193       5      
Stilt Sandpiper 11       2      
Long-billed Dowitcher 210       2      
Laughing Gull 1,361       9      
Ring-billed Gull 861       8      
Herring Gull 285       5      
Caspian Tern 6       4      
Forster's Tern 69       5      
Royal Tern 35       4      
Black Skimmer 1,195       4      
Rock Pigeon 625       6      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 115       2      
White-winged Dove 242       5      
Mourning Dove 22       4      
Inca Dove 11       2      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 2       1      
Eastern Phoebe 4       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 5       4      
Blue-headed Vireo 3       1      
Blue Jay 3       2      
Purple Martin 5       1      
Carolina Wren 4       2      
House Wren 2       1      
Sedge Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 23       3      
Hermit Thrush 5       2      
American Robin 15       1      
Gray Catbird 7       1      
Northern Mockingbird 39       8      
Brown Thrasher 2       1      
European Starling 411       6      
American Pipit 10       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 20       2      
Common Yellowthroat 17       4      
Pine Warbler 3       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 141       4      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Wilson's Warbler 2       1      
Savannah Sparrow 23       4      
Song Sparrow 1       1      
Lincoln's Sparrow 5       1      
Swamp Sparrow 15       1      
White-throated Sparrow 5       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 12       2      
Northern Cardinal 14       3      
Red-winged Blackbird 243       3      
Eastern Meadowlark 9       3      
Common Grackle 6       2      
Boat-tailed Grackle 25       1      
Great-tailed Grackle 651       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 110       3      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
American Goldfinch 12       1      
House Sparrow 77       6      
Total 10,332             

A total of 114 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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