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2011 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 201       13      
Snow Goose 2       1      
Canada Goose 2       1      
Wood Duck 17       6      
Mallard 7       2      
Mottled Duck 2       1      
Blue-winged Teal 111       4      
Northern Shoveler 178       5      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Green-winged Teal 15       3      
Ring-necked Duck 154       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 42       6      
Neotropic Cormorant 13       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 16       4      
Anhinga 6       4      
American White Pelican 26       1      
Great Blue Heron 23       14      
Great Egret 67       19      
Snowy Egret 16       6      
Little Blue Heron 2       2      
Tricolored Heron 1       1      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 96       7      
Black Vulture 46       15      
Turkey Vulture 58       34      
Osprey 3       2      
Bald Eagle 2       2      
Northern Harrier 6       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7       7      
Cooper's Hawk 21       20      
Red-shouldered Hawk 38       19      
White-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 38       27      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 3       2      
American Coot 318       4      
Killdeer 44       10      
Solitary Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 15       4      
Sanderling 12       1      
Wilson's Snipe 7       2      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Laughing Gull 36       7      
Ring-billed Gull 20       8      
Herring Gull 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 420       41      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 14       6      
White-winged Dove 1,211       101      
Mourning Dove 465       102      
Inca Dove 22       11      
Monk Parakeet 22       3      
Eastern Screech-Owl 3       3      
Barred Owl 3       3      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 2       2      
Rufous Hummingbird 8       6      
Allen's Hummingbird 2       2      
Calliope Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 5       5      
Red-headed Woodpecker 10       7      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 119       77      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18       12      
Downy Woodpecker 76       43      
Northern Flicker 9       4      
Pileated Woodpecker 11       9      
Eastern Phoebe 11       5      
Vermilion Flycatcher 4       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 21       12      
Blue-headed Vireo 5       5      
Blue Jay 286       103      
American Crow 115       38      
Purple Martin 3       2      
Carolina Chickadee 154       61      
Tufted Titmouse 32       21      
Brown Creeper 6       6      
Carolina Wren 90       55      
House Wren 4       3      
Winter Wren 2       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 3       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 4       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 45       26      
Eastern Bluebird 50       5      
Hermit Thrush 9       7      
American Robin 2,090       43      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 176       95      
Brown Thrasher 6       6      
European Starling 615       44      
American Pipit 1       1      
Cedar Waxwing 566       26      
Orange-crowned Warbler 39       28      
Common Yellowthroat 3       2      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 139       43      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 261       49      
Wilson's Warbler 2       1      
Chipping Sparrow 52       9      
Field Sparrow 4       2      
Savannah Sparrow 6       1      
Song Sparrow 10       3      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 54       15      
Harris's Sparrow 6       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 11       5      
Northern Cardinal 304       103      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,030       33      
Brewer's Blackbird 71       2      
Common Grackle 277       38      
Great-tailed Grackle 517       21      
Brown-headed Cowbird 152       16      
Purple Finch 14       2      
House Finch 204       50      
Pine Siskin 25       7      
American Goldfinch 1,159       74      
House Sparrow 757       96      
Nutmeg Mannikin 126       6      
Total 13,629             

A total of 119 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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