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1999 Results: Texas

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Texas with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Greater White-fronted Goose 2,630       14      
Snow Goose 2,867       23      
Canada Goose 353       21      
Wood Duck 133       29      
Gadwall 133       22      
American Wigeon 185       17      
Mallard 1,556       136      
Mottled Duck 22       6      
Blue-winged Teal 131       15      
Northern Shoveler 640       28      
Northern Pintail 363       11      
Green-winged Teal 237       14      
Canvasback 45       9      
Redhead 137       19      
Ring-necked Duck 366       29      
Lesser Scaup 657       40      
Bufflehead 141       14      
Common Goldeneye 5       1      
Hooded Merganser 4       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 13       6      
Ruddy Duck 923       16      
Northern Bobwhite 193       20      
Wild Turkey 248       18      
Common Loon 20       9      
Pied-billed Grebe 159       60      
Horned Grebe 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,904       120      
Anhinga 184       14      
American White Pelican 675       34      
Great Blue Heron 324       166      
Great Egret 151       69      
Snowy Egret 243       33      
Little Blue Heron 32       24      
Tricolored Heron 19       9      
Cattle Egret 414       47      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 9       4      
White Ibis 197       9      
White-faced Ibis 65       4      
Black Vulture 644       166      
Turkey Vulture 1,254       287      
Osprey 43       22      
Bald Eagle 7       5      
Northern Harrier 67       41      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 44       39      
Cooper's Hawk 31       25      
Red-shouldered Hawk 135       68      
Red-tailed Hawk 387       195      
Crested Caracara 28       20      
American Kestrel 378       141      
Sora 2       2      
American Coot 4,176       109      
Sandhill Crane 1,059       19      
Killdeer 560       150      
Spotted Sandpiper 13       11      
Greater Yellowlegs 23       11      
Lesser Yellowlegs 44       7      
Long-billed Curlew 99       11      
Western Sandpiper 27       4      
Least Sandpiper 231       11      
Long-billed Dowitcher 74       7      
Common Snipe 23       5      
Bonaparte's Gull 166       10      
Laughing Gull 1,912       44      
Ring-billed Gull 1,313       55      
Herring Gull 330       25      
Caspian Tern 29       6      
Forster's Tern 108       17      
Rock Pigeon 2,869       177      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 7       5      
White-winged Dove 4,871       474      
Mourning Dove 8,265       1,249      
Inca Dove 1,987       469      
Common Ground-Dove 208       43      
Greater Roadrunner 83       68      
Barn Owl 12       9      
Eastern Screech-Owl 30       22      
Great Horned Owl 24       19      
Barred Owl 15       9      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 24       12      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 23       13      
Rufous Hummingbird 23       16      
Belted Kingfisher 93       70      
Red-headed Woodpecker 83       62      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 312       172      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 721       515      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 128       91      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 94       69      
Downy Woodpecker 493       332      
Hairy Woodpecker 39       34      
Northern Flicker 174       91      
Pileated Woodpecker 61       37      
Eastern Phoebe 152       95      
Vermilion Flycatcher 18       9      
Loggerhead Shrike 224       106      
White-eyed Vireo 45       17      
Blue Jay 3,479       1,178      
Western Scrub-Jay 338       127      
American Crow 3,667       599      
Horned Lark 15       1      
Tree Swallow 6       2      
Carolina Chickadee 2,184       723      
Juniper Titmouse 137       11      
Tufted Titmouse 1,806       665      
Black-crested Titmouse 388       130      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 44       17      
White-breasted Nuthatch 56       33      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 40       16      
Brown Creeper 47       32      
Cactus Wren 117       20      
Carolina Wren 755       406      
Bewick's Wren 226       129      
House Wren 155       83      
Winter Wren 6       5      
Sedge Wren 3       1      
Marsh Wren 2       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 42       24      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 36       23      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 270       166      
Eastern Bluebird 372       136      
Hermit Thrush 67       43      
American Robin 10,432       1,220      
Gray Catbird 20       13      
Northern Mockingbird 2,385       1,045      
Brown Thrasher 132       108      
Curve-billed Thrasher 53       28      
European Starling 6,048       512      
American Pipit 70       7      
Cedar Waxwing 5,371       205      
Orange-crowned Warbler 142       99      
Common Yellowthroat 33       11      
Pine Warbler 81       26      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1,211       312      
Spotted Towhee 198       82      
Eastern Towhee 53       30      
Canyon Towhee 15       7      
American Tree Sparrow 710       67      
Chipping Sparrow 3,158       268      
Field Sparrow 942       119      
Vesper Sparrow 75       11      
Lark Sparrow 145       24      
Savannah Sparrow 471       34      
Grasshopper Sparrow 13       4      
Le Conte's Sparrow 3       1      
Fox Sparrow 63       23      
Song Sparrow 522       110      
Lincoln's Sparrow 153       36      
Swamp Sparrow 19       7      
White-throated Sparrow 1,361       271      
Harris's Sparrow 806       131      
White-crowned Sparrow 1,028       170      
Dark-eyed Junco 4,017       526      
Northern Cardinal 5,789       1,400      
Pyrrhuloxia 64       37      
Red-winged Blackbird 11,891       472      
Eastern Meadowlark 1,213       110      
Western Meadowlark 622       57      
Rusty Blackbird 252       11      
Brewer's Blackbird 4,663       112      
Common Grackle 24,041       620      
Boat-tailed Grackle 1,701       122      
Great-tailed Grackle 5,205       361      
Brown-headed Cowbird 7,750       381      
Purple Finch 552       121      
House Finch 4,790       689      
Pine Siskin 1,166       116      
Lesser Goldfinch 381       83      
American Goldfinch 9,727       737      
House Sparrow 12,900       1,053      
Total 197,360             

A total of 168 species were reported.

See list of localities in Texas with reports.

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