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2005 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 252       10      
Wood Duck 1       1      
Mallard 2       1      
Blue-winged Teal 3       1      
Northern Shoveler 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 37       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 56       7      
Great Blue Heron 21       10      
Great Egret 36       10      
Snowy Egret 20       9      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Cattle Egret 32       5      
White Ibis 13       1      
Roseate Spoonbill 1       1      
Black Vulture 85       8      
Turkey Vulture 30       11      
Osprey 3       3      
White-tailed Kite 2       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       3      
Cooper's Hawk 11       11      
Red-shouldered Hawk 14       7      
White-tailed Hawk 3       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 16       11      
Crested Caracara 1       1      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 7       5      
American Coot 140       1      
Killdeer 34       15      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 43       3      
Laughing Gull 93       8      
Ring-billed Gull 46       5      
Rock Pigeon 317       20      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 10       5      
White-winged Dove 241       31      
Mourning Dove 358       60      
Inca Dove 57       22      
Common Ground-Dove 14       3      
Monk Parakeet 8       2      
Great Horned Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 2       2      
Chimney Swift 1       1      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 12       6      
Allen's Hummingbird 2       2      
Broad-billed Hummingbird 1       1      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 1       1      
Ringed Kingfisher 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 6       5      
Red-headed Woodpecker 16       6      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 73       37      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 11       7      
Downy Woodpecker 40       21      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 8       5      
Pileated Woodpecker 15       11      
Eastern Phoebe 18       10      
Vermilion Flycatcher 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 6       6      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Steller's Jay 1       1      
Blue Jay 120       50      
American Crow 56       20      
Purple Martin 42       12      
Carolina Chickadee 154       27      
Tufted Titmouse 53       12      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2       2      
Carolina Wren 41       24      
House Wren 2       1      
Winter Wren 2       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 22       16      
Eastern Bluebird 28       8      
Hermit Thrush 5       4      
American Robin 1,314       57      
Northern Mockingbird 142       47      
Brown Thrasher 2       2      
European Starling 413       35      
American Pipit 1       1      
Cedar Waxwing 650       21      
Orange-crowned Warbler 15       7      
Pine Warbler 91       22      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 314       29      
Chipping Sparrow 32       5      
Clay-colored Sparrow 8       1      
Vesper Sparrow 2       1      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Henslow's Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 49       6      
Dark-eyed Junco 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 188       51      
Indigo Bunting 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 542       27      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Western Meadowlark 3       1      
Common Grackle 484       28      
Great-tailed Grackle 238       17      
Brown-headed Cowbird 201       16      
Purple Finch 8       4      
House Finch 107       28      
Pine Siskin 5       4      
Lesser Goldfinch 10       1      
American Goldfinch 963       45      
Evening Grosbeak 3       1      
House Sparrow 620       47      
Total 9,176             

A total of 106 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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