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2004 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 74       4      
Greater White-fronted Goose 18       2      
Snow Goose 2,070       3      
Ross's Goose 60       1      
Wood Duck 28       3      
Gadwall 82       2      
American Wigeon 10       1      
Mallard 48       5      
Mottled Duck 8       1      
Blue-winged Teal 6       1      
Northern Shoveler 158       2      
Northern Pintail 475       2      
Green-winged Teal 48       1      
Ring-necked Duck 43       3      
Lesser Scaup 144       3      
Northern Bobwhite 30       1      
Least Grebe 2       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       1      
Neotropic Cormorant 18       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 6       2      
Anhinga 5       2      
American White Pelican 9       1      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 9       4      
Great Egret 57       7      
Snowy Egret 9       5      
Little Blue Heron 2       2      
Cattle Egret 5       2      
Roseate Spoonbill 6       2      
Black Vulture 62       5      
Turkey Vulture 65       9      
Osprey 4       3      
Northern Harrier 17       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 8       7      
Red-shouldered Hawk 8       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 43       11      
American Kestrel 4       4      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 40       1      
Sandhill Crane 70       1      
Killdeer 62       6      
Greater Yellowlegs 7       1      
Lesser Yellowlegs 5       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 312       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 87       1      
Laughing Gull 24       3      
Ring-billed Gull 520       2      
Rock Pigeon 296       17      
White-winged Dove 87       17      
Mourning Dove 410       45      
Inca Dove 70       21      
Common Ground-Dove 6       1      
Barred Owl 2       1      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 2       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 18       9      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 4       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 6       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 54       23      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 8       5      
Downy Woodpecker 24       16      
Northern Flicker 3       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 6       4      
Eastern Phoebe 31       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 62       9      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 74       37      
American Crow 67       18      
Fish Crow 1       1      
Purple Martin 64       4      
Tree Swallow 1       1      
Carolina Chickadee 85       19      
Tufted Titmouse 45       13      
Black-crested Titmouse 2       1      
Carolina Wren 31       14      
House Wren 2       2      
Sedge Wren 3       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 20       6      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 26       10      
Eastern Bluebird 29       3      
American Robin 52       5      
Gray Catbird 4       2      
Northern Mockingbird 87       30      
Brown Thrasher 3       3      
European Starling 248       12      
Cedar Waxwing 136       4      
Orange-crowned Warbler 17       10      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Pine Warbler 36       9      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 89       9      
American Tree Sparrow 15       1      
Chipping Sparrow 42       5      
Clay-colored Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 2       1      
Vesper Sparrow 2       1      
Savannah Sparrow 72       4      
Le Conte's Sparrow 3       1      
Song Sparrow 2       1      
Swamp Sparrow 3       2      
White-throated Sparrow 9       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 24       2      
Northern Cardinal 158       43      
Red-winged Blackbird 328       15      
Eastern Meadowlark 29       3      
Rusty Blackbird 10       1      
Common Grackle 843       19      
Great-tailed Grackle 50       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 39       6      
House Finch 76       14      
American Goldfinch 463       34      
House Sparrow 410       39      
Total 9,571             

A total of 113 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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