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2001 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 138       4      
Greater White-fronted Goose 75       2      
Snow Goose 1,060       2      
Canada Goose 100       1      
Wood Duck 17       5      
Gadwall 5       2      
Mallard 15       3      
Blue-winged Teal 2       1      
Northern Shoveler 100       1      
Northern Pintail 50       1      
Green-winged Teal 100       1      
Hooded Merganser 3       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 4       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 136       5      
Anhinga 4       4      
Great Blue Heron 14       11      
Great Egret 38       20      
Snowy Egret 23       8      
Cattle Egret 8       3      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 6       1      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 4       3      
White Ibis 217       6      
White-faced Ibis 15       1      
Black Vulture 110       19      
Turkey Vulture 74       22      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 36       8      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 8       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 32       17      
Crested Caracara 2       2      
American Kestrel 19       5      
Merlin 3       2      
Peregrine Falcon 2       1      
American Coot 61       3      
Killdeer 36       13      
Greater Yellowlegs 11       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 2       2      
Long-billed Curlew 6       2      
Dunlin 1       1      
Common Snipe 12       4      
Laughing Gull 35       2      
Ring-billed Gull 8       5      
Least Tern 1       1      
Caspian Tern 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,939       51      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 20       4      
White-winged Dove 157       39      
Mourning Dove 831       144      
Inca Dove 123       46      
Common Ground-Dove 21       4      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 6       3      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 2       2      
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 12       11      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 11       5      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 135       86      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 12       9      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 42       24      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 21       9      
Pileated Woodpecker 8       6      
Eastern Phoebe 19       6      
Loggerhead Shrike 32       15      
White-eyed Vireo 3       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 3       2      
Blue Jay 380       138      
American Crow 256       76      
Purple Martin 19       5      
Carolina Chickadee 132       53      
Tufted Titmouse 75       39      
Brown Creeper 4       3      
Carolina Wren 48       34      
House Wren 8       6      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 7       5      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 54       20      
Eastern Bluebird 33       6      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 1,185       128      
Gray Catbird 2       1      
Northern Mockingbird 259       113      
Brown Thrasher 12       11      
European Starling 740       53      
American Pipit 12       2      
Cedar Waxwing 518       17      
Orange-crowned Warbler 20       16      
Nashville Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Pine Warbler 107       33      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 422       64      
Olive Sparrow 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 1       1      
Chipping Sparrow 65       10      
Field Sparrow 3       2      
Vesper Sparrow 2       1      
Lark Sparrow 10       2      
Black-throated Sparrow 10       1      
Savannah Sparrow 45       6      
Grasshopper Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 19       9      
Swamp Sparrow 4       2      
White-throated Sparrow 98       18      
Harris's Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 6       4      
Northern Cardinal 268       107      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,023       45      
Eastern Meadowlark 50       6      
Brewer's Blackbird 188       9      
Common Grackle 1,320       60      
Boat-tailed Grackle 112       4      
Great-tailed Grackle 1,131       27      
Bronzed Cowbird 49       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 2,216       54      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 21       4      
House Finch 73       19      
Pine Siskin 10       3      
Lesser Goldfinch 21       3      
American Goldfinch 466       67      
House Sparrow 1,447       117      
Total 19,970             

A total of 127 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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