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2006 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 753       6      
Snow Goose 800       2      
Ross's Goose 20       1      
Muscovy Duck 14       2      
Wood Duck 87       12      
Gadwall 28       3      
American Wigeon 29       2      
Mallard 60       8      
Mottled Duck 7       3      
Blue-winged Teal 41       4      
Cinnamon Teal 6       2      
Northern Shoveler 135       7      
Northern Pintail 30       1      
Green-winged Teal 29       5      
Canvasback 30       1      
Redhead 23       1      
Ring-necked Duck 140       7      
Lesser Scaup 19       4      
Ruddy Duck 21       4      
Common Loon 10       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 44       7      
Neotropic Cormorant 29       9      
Double-crested Cormorant 87       10      
Anhinga 6       1      
American White Pelican 10       1      
Brown Pelican 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 63       21      
Great Egret 68       25      
Snowy Egret 58       19      
Little Blue Heron 10       3      
Tricolored Heron 2       1      
Reddish Egret 1       1      
Cattle Egret 33       7      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 86       13      
Glossy Ibis 2       1      
Roseate Spoonbill 15       3      
Black Vulture 162       23      
Turkey Vulture 62       19      
Osprey 10       5      
White-tailed Kite 4       3      
Northern Harrier 8       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       3      
Cooper's Hawk 26       22      
Red-shouldered Hawk 37       29      
White-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 57       22      
Crested Caracara 7       5      
American Kestrel 14       5      
Merlin 8       4      
Peregrine Falcon 4       4      
American Coot 2,683       9      
Killdeer 117       15      
Spotted Sandpiper 6       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       1      
Long-billed Curlew 8       1      
Sanderling 2       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 4       1      
Wilson's Snipe 26       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 16       1      
Laughing Gull 5,070       9      
Ring-billed Gull 6,178       13      
Herring Gull 3       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,019       37      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 11       6      
White-winged Dove 711       63      
Mourning Dove 1,223       126      
Inca Dove 130       32      
Common Ground-Dove 17       3      
Eastern Screech-Owl 3       2      
Great Horned Owl 2       1      
Barred Owl 3       2      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2       2      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 23       15      
Belted Kingfisher 11       11      
Red-headed Woodpecker 20       13      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 158       88      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 10       7      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 93       53      
Hairy Woodpecker 5       4      
Northern Flicker 25       10      
Pileated Woodpecker 21       16      
Eastern Phoebe 45       20      
Loggerhead Shrike 48       17      
White-eyed Vireo 3       3      
Blue-headed Vireo 5       4      
Blue Jay 324       108      
American Crow 113       45      
Purple Martin 35       6      
Carolina Chickadee 233       70      
Tufted Titmouse 91       37      
Black-crested Titmouse 4       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2       1      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 6       3      
Brown Creeper 8       4      
Carolina Wren 91       53      
House Wren 5       4      
Winter Wren 4       4      
Sedge Wren 2       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 31       9      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 112       49      
Eastern Bluebird 23       8      
Hermit Thrush 4       3      
American Robin 232       22      
Northern Mockingbird 189       88      
Brown Thrasher 10       10      
European Starling 2,294       55      
American Pipit 37       2      
Cedar Waxwing 197       14      
Orange-crowned Warbler 56       41      
Northern Parula 1       1      
Pine Warbler 192       38      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 568       60      
Chipping Sparrow 77       16      
Field Sparrow 6       3      
Black-chinned Sparrow 14       4      
Vesper Sparrow 3       1      
Black-throated Sparrow 3       1      
Lark Bunting 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 170       4      
Grasshopper Sparrow 4       1      
Le Conte's Sparrow 5       2      
Song Sparrow 32       4      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 6       4      
White-throated Sparrow 26       7      
Northern Cardinal 415       120      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,390       44      
Eastern Meadowlark 67       4      
Rusty Blackbird 180       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 4       1      
Common Grackle 1,039       47      
Boat-tailed Grackle 225       5      
Great-tailed Grackle 512       20      
Brown-headed Cowbird 193       14      
Baltimore Oriole 3       3      
Purple Finch 30       10      
House Finch 209       39      
Pine Siskin 13       4      
Lesser Goldfinch 26       4      
American Goldfinch 510       61      
House Sparrow 1,599       101      
Total 32,536             

A total of 145 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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