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2007 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 529       6      
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Snow Goose 154       4      
Ross's Goose 3       1      
Cackling Goose 9       4      
Canada Goose 1       1      
Wood Duck 7       5      
Gadwall 53       5      
Mallard 81       10      
Mottled Duck 4       2      
Blue-winged Teal 19       4      
Cinnamon Teal 5       2      
Northern Shoveler 3       1      
Northern Pintail 2       2      
Green-winged Teal 304       3      
Canvasback 7       2      
Redhead 6       2      
Ring-necked Duck 64       6      
Lesser Scaup 15       5      
Red-breasted Merganser 4       1      
Ruddy Duck 6       2      
Common Loon 3       2      
Least Grebe 2       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 27       10      
Neotropic Cormorant 85       9      
Double-crested Cormorant 96       12      
Anhinga 15       1      
American White Pelican 182       3      
Brown Pelican 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 36       18      
Great Egret 47       20      
Snowy Egret 35       13      
Little Blue Heron 5       3      
Tricolored Heron 2       2      
Cattle Egret 43       7      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 156       7      
Roseate Spoonbill 6       2      
Black Vulture 72       21      
Turkey Vulture 280       43      
Osprey 17       11      
Northern Harrier 3       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 21       18      
Harris's Hawk 2       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 37       24      
White-tailed Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 56       40      
Crested Caracara 1       1      
American Kestrel 14       11      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 5       5      
American Coot 477       12      
Killdeer 105       22      
Spotted Sandpiper 2       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 40       7      
Willet 2       1      
Lesser Yellowlegs 2       1      
Western Sandpiper 20       1      
Least Sandpiper 87       4      
Bonaparte's Gull 4       2      
Laughing Gull 159       10      
Ring-billed Gull 370       15      
Herring Gull 2       1      
Forster's Tern 9       2      
Rock Pigeon 1,539       61      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 50       13      
White-winged Dove 934       118      
Mourning Dove 839       150      
Inca Dove 74       25      
Monk Parakeet 17       4      
Eastern Screech-Owl 18       7      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 3       2      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 2       1      
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 3       3      
Rufous Hummingbird 24       13      
Allen's Hummingbird 4       4      
Calliope Hummingbird 5       3      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 6       5      
Red-headed Woodpecker 17       13      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 174       91      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 16       12      
Downy Woodpecker 85       56      
Northern Flicker 5       4      
Pileated Woodpecker 16       10      
Eastern Phoebe 26       13      
Vermilion Flycatcher 4       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 11       9      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 4       3      
Blue Jay 388       132      
American Crow 158       36      
Purple Martin 51       5      
Tree Swallow 35       1      
Carolina Chickadee 189       73      
Tufted Titmouse 59       27      
Brown Creeper 3       2      
Carolina Wren 93       59      
House Wren 8       6      
Winter Wren 2       2      
Marsh Wren 2       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 20       6      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 21       6      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 179       76      
Eastern Bluebird 8       5      
Hermit Thrush 17       14      
American Robin 2,249       147      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 281       128      
Brown Thrasher 7       4      
European Starling 659       79      
American Pipit 60       4      
Sprague's Pipit 3       2      
Cedar Waxwing 1,647       52      
Orange-crowned Warbler 62       38      
Common Yellowthroat 3       2      
Palm Warbler 10       4      
Pine Warbler 252       71      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 915       98      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Wilson's Warbler 3       3      
Chipping Sparrow 54       9      
Field Sparrow 6       1      
Savannah Sparrow 21       4      
Song Sparrow 11       2      
Swamp Sparrow 6       2      
White-throated Sparrow 22       9      
White-crowned Sparrow 5       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 24       4      
Northern Cardinal 355       141      
Red-winged Blackbird 735       42      
Eastern Meadowlark 19       5      
Brewer's Blackbird 12       1      
Common Grackle 1,672       64      
Boat-tailed Grackle 2       1      
Great-tailed Grackle 1,308       43      
Bronzed Cowbird 3       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 241       22      
Purple Finch 2       1      
House Finch 176       60      
Pine Siskin 3       2      
American Goldfinch 1,574       102      
House Sparrow 1,471       136      
Total 22,801             

A total of 146 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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