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2000 Results: Houston, 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 31       2      
Greater White-fronted Goose 40       2      
Snow Goose 10       1      
Canada Goose 40       3      
Wood Duck 13       4      
Mallard 71       11      
Red-breasted Merganser 5       1      
Common Loon 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       3      
Eared Grebe 1       1      
Neotropic Cormorant 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 228       20      
Anhinga 9       2      
American White Pelican 58       5      
Brown Pelican 48       5      
Great Blue Heron 31       20      
Great Egret 40       27      
Snowy Egret 63       17      
Little Blue Heron 5       3      
Reddish Egret 2       1      
Cattle Egret 173       16      
Green Heron 1       1      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 5       1      
White Ibis 12       5      
Roseate Spoonbill 26       4      
Black Vulture 39       15      
Turkey Vulture 114       34      
Osprey 1       1      
Mississippi Kite 3       3      
Northern Harrier 3       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11       11      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 17       11      
Red-tailed Hawk 34       29      
Crested Caracara 4       2      
American Kestrel 12       10      
Merlin 3       3      
American Coot 48       2      
Sandhill Crane 15       1      
Killdeer 9       3      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Common Snipe 3       1      
Laughing Gull 61       4      
Ring-billed Gull 5       1      
Herring Gull 2       1      
Caspian Tern 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,474       78      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 9       7      
White-winged Dove 482       71      
Mourning Dove 1,905       337      
Inca Dove 334       86      
Common Ground-Dove 35       13      
White-tipped Dove 25       1      
Barn Owl 7       4      
Eastern Screech-Owl 3       3      
Barred Owl 8       4      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3       3      
Rufous Hummingbird 14       12      
Belted Kingfisher 8       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 28       18      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 202       123      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 31       19      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 10       7      
Downy Woodpecker 129       54      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 16       11      
Pileated Woodpecker 32       13      
Eastern Phoebe 20       8      
Loggerhead Shrike 58       32      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Bell's Vireo 2       1      
Blue Jay 828       283      
American Crow 416       112      
Fish Crow 3       1      
Purple Martin 95       31      
Tree Swallow 12       3      
Carolina Chickadee 234       89      
Tufted Titmouse 263       59      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 5       4      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown Creeper 10       4      
Carolina Wren 56       40      
Bewick's Wren 1       1      
House Wren 6       5      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 134       34      
Eastern Bluebird 44       4      
Hermit Thrush 7       4      
American Robin 1,642       63      
Northern Mockingbird 493       226      
Brown Thrasher 9       7      
European Starling 1,325       115      
American Pipit 64       5      
Cedar Waxwing 833       30      
Orange-crowned Warbler 31       28      
Pine Warbler 84       25      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 430       89      
American Tree Sparrow 30       4      
Chipping Sparrow 234       22      
Field Sparrow 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 8       2      
White-throated Sparrow 50       13      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 1       1      
Summer Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 524       220      
Red-winged Blackbird 839       54      
Western Meadowlark 1       1      
Common Grackle 3,302       153      
Great-tailed Grackle 619       55      
Brown-headed Cowbird 748       46      
Purple Finch 8       3      
House Finch 154       38      
Lesser Goldfinch 2       1      
American Goldfinch 427       84      
House Sparrow 2,531       275      
Total 22,659             

A total of 118 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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