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2010 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 192       6      
Cackling Goose 2       2      
Wood Duck 37       5      
Gadwall 118       2      
Mallard 35       4      
Mottled Duck 2       1      
Blue-winged Teal 114       4      
Northern Shoveler 45       2      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Green-winged Teal 53       2      
Ring-necked Duck 27       3      
Lesser Scaup 7       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 62       8      
Neotropic Cormorant 36       11      
Double-crested Cormorant 93       11      
Anhinga 5       3      
American White Pelican 6       1      
Great Blue Heron 18       11      
Great Egret 50       22      
Snowy Egret 31       13      
Little Blue Heron 2       2      
Tricolored Heron 3       3      
Cattle Egret 17       4      
Green Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 48       8      
Roseate Spoonbill 2       1      
Black Vulture 54       12      
Turkey Vulture 68       28      
Osprey 7       6      
Bald Eagle 2       1      
Northern Harrier 4       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 17       13      
Red-shouldered Hawk 32       24      
White-tailed Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 29       26      
Crested Caracara 1       1      
American Kestrel 4       4      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 870       5      
Killdeer 41       9      
Spotted Sandpiper 4       3      
Willet 2       1      
Least Sandpiper 12       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 10       1      
Laughing Gull 58       4      
Ring-billed Gull 7       1      
Caspian Tern 1       1      
Forster's Tern 9       3      
Rock Pigeon 730       52      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 49       12      
White-winged Dove 894       104      
Mourning Dove 751       140      
Inca Dove 45       16      
Monk Parakeet 19       2      
Eastern Screech-Owl 5       5      
Great Horned Owl 3       2      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3       3      
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 15       8      
Calliope Hummingbird 1       1      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 7       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 11       9      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 125       84      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 20       14      
Downy Woodpecker 54       37      
Northern Flicker 5       5      
Pileated Woodpecker 9       7      
Eastern Phoebe 14       10      
Vermilion Flycatcher 3       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 15       13      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 366       125      
American Crow 977       50      
Purple Martin 6       2      
Carolina Chickadee 127       62      
Tufted Titmouse 63       27      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 2       1      
Brown Creeper 2       1      
Carolina Wren 99       55      
House Wren 63       11      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 10       9      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 52       35      
Eastern Bluebird 16       5      
American Robin 1,525       53      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 179       91      
European Starling 2,346       49      
American Pipit 6       4      
Cedar Waxwing 2,478       45      
Black-and-white Warbler 2       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 30       23      
Common Yellowthroat 5       2      
Palm Warbler 3       3      
Pine Warbler 141       37      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 218       51      
Wilson's Warbler 3       3      
Chipping Sparrow 119       10      
Field Sparrow 27       4      
Savannah Sparrow 23       3      
Song Sparrow 20       6      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 7       3      
White-throated Sparrow 8       2      
Harris's Sparrow 7       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 3       1      
Northern Cardinal 282       122      
Red-winged Blackbird 714       24      
Eastern Meadowlark 28       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 13       3      
Common Grackle 759       43      
Great-tailed Grackle 3,226       21      
Brown-headed Cowbird 13       3      
House Finch 244       49      
Pine Siskin 6       4      
American Goldfinch 711       58      
House Sparrow 1,007       108      
Nutmeg Mannikin 99       5      
Total 21,068             

A total of 122 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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