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2008 Results: San Antonio, 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 34       2      
Canada Goose 2       1      
Wood Duck 1       1      
Gadwall 61       7      
American Wigeon 21       3      
Mallard 53       6      
Blue-winged Teal 2       1      
Cinnamon Teal 5       2      
Northern Shoveler 305       7      
Green-winged Teal 7       2      
Canvasback 29       1      
Redhead 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 7       3      
Ruddy Duck 54       7      
Least Grebe 78       7      
Pied-billed Grebe 31       11      
Eared Grebe 4       3      
Neotropic Cormorant 9       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 177       10      
American White Pelican 148       5      
Great Blue Heron 5       5      
Great Egret 26       13      
Snowy Egret 9       4      
Little Blue Heron 3       2      
Cattle Egret 7       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 6       4      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 6       2      
Black Vulture 59       19      
Turkey Vulture 50       16      
Osprey 3       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 10       9      
Cooper's Hawk 8       8      
Harris's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 12       7      
White-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Zone-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 6       5      
Crested Caracara 5       4      
American Kestrel 5       4      
Merlin 1       1      
American Coot 177       8      
Killdeer 21       7      
Spotted Sandpiper 5       4      
Greater Yellowlegs 4       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 2       2      
Long-billed Dowitcher 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 94       5      
White-winged Dove 1,023       52      
Mourning Dove 120       23      
Inca Dove 133       27      
Common Ground-Dove 22       3      
Great Horned Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 5       5      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 51       31      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1       1      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 11       5      
Downy Woodpecker 6       5      
Northern Flicker 2       2      
Eastern Phoebe 15       10      
Say's Phoebe 3       3      
Vermilion Flycatcher 5       4      
Couch's Kingbird 4       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 7       6      
White-eyed Vireo 13       7      
Blue-headed Vireo 4       3      
Blue Jay 78       28      
Western Scrub-Jay 6       4      
American Crow 10       5      
Purple Martin 66       10      
Barn Swallow 1       1      
Cave Swallow 29       2      
Carolina Chickadee 36       14      
Tufted Titmouse 30       8      
Black-crested Titmouse 25       16      
Verdin 2       2      
Carolina Wren 30       19      
Bewick's Wren 12       9      
House Wren 4       4      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 5       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 22       13      
Eastern Bluebird 5       1      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 115       33      
Brown Thrasher 4       4      
Long-billed Thrasher 6       4      
Curve-billed Thrasher 2       2      
European Starling 685       26      
American Pipit 22       6      
Sprague's Pipit 2       2      
Cedar Waxwing 51       3      
Black-and-white Warbler 2       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 27       19      
Nashville Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 226       15      
Green-tailed Towhee 1       1      
Spotted Towhee 2       2      
Chipping Sparrow 45       6      
Clay-colored Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 25       3      
Black-throated Sparrow 20       2      
Savannah Sparrow 7       3      
Song Sparrow 24       2      
Lincoln's Sparrow 4       2      
White-throated Sparrow 2       1      
Harris's Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 12       5      
Summer Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 144       49      
Pyrrhuloxia 2       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 27       8      
Eastern Meadowlark 41       3      
Common Grackle 89       12      
Great-tailed Grackle 4,501       25      
Brown-headed Cowbird 4       2      
Purple Finch 1       1      
House Finch 137       27      
Lesser Goldfinch 52       12      
American Goldfinch 179       13      
House Sparrow 581       39      
Total 10,399             

A total of 123 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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