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2000 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
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 789       22      
Greater White-fronted Goose 546       15      
Snow Goose 5,353       28      
Canada Goose 952       30      
Wood Duck 281       46      
Gadwall 873       46      
American Wigeon 619       30      
Mallard 2,254       139      
Mottled Duck 207       21      
Blue-winged Teal 548       39      
Cinnamon Teal 50       11      
Northern Shoveler 2,009       36      
Northern Pintail 147       13      
Green-winged Teal 761       36      
Canvasback 195       9      
Redhead 262       16      
Ring-necked Duck 643       29      
Greater Scaup 13       1      
Lesser Scaup 578       33      
Bufflehead 62       16      
Common Goldeneye 17       6      
Hooded Merganser 30       11      
Red-breasted Merganser 488       21      
Ruddy Duck 506       18      
Plain Chachalaca 17       5      
Scaled Quail 43       4      
Gambel's Quail 1       1      
Northern Bobwhite 148       13      
Wild Turkey 318       22      
Common Loon 53       19      
Least Grebe 55       8      
Pied-billed Grebe 297       71      
Horned Grebe 8       2      
Eared Grebe 101       11      
Neotropic Cormorant 1,296       34      
Double-crested Cormorant 3,490       159      
Anhinga 970       29      
American White Pelican 2,489       63      
Brown Pelican 574       52      
American Bittern 5       2      
Great Blue Heron 599       216      
Great Egret 410       154      
Snowy Egret 301       103      
Little Blue Heron 60       32      
Tricolored Heron 29       21      
Reddish Egret 19       10      
Cattle Egret 544       77      
Green Heron 8       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 158       15      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 37       11      
White Ibis 422       54      
White-faced Ibis 171       23      
Roseate Spoonbill 257       32      
Black Vulture 1,378       260      
Turkey Vulture 2,078       441      
Osprey 47       36      
White-tailed Kite 2       2      
Mississippi Kite 7       7      
Bald Eagle 68       32      
Northern Harrier 127       59      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 54       44      
Cooper's Hawk 42       40      
Red-shouldered Hawk 217       145      
Swainson's Hawk 1       1      
White-tailed Hawk 2       2      
Zone-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 469       280      
Ferruginous Hawk 1       1      
Crested Caracara 75       31      
American Kestrel 341       139      
Merlin 17       15      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Clapper Rail 2       1      
King Rail 1       1      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 4,256       101      
Sandhill Crane 13,069       33      
Whooping Crane 1       1      
Black-bellied Plover 33       4      
Semipalmated Plover 5       3      
Killdeer 361       48      
American Oystercatcher 3       2      
Black-necked Stilt 4       1      
American Avocet 999       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 26       12      
Greater Yellowlegs 67       18      
Willet 81       11      
Lesser Yellowlegs 67       10      
Long-billed Curlew 14       4      
Marbled Godwit 7       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 2       1      
Sanderling 50       2      
Least Sandpiper 147       8      
Pectoral Sandpiper 2       1      
Dunlin 95       3      
Long-billed Dowitcher 214       4      
Common Snipe 49       12      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Red-necked Phalarope 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 41       2      
Laughing Gull 1,812       27      
Ring-billed Gull 843       20      
Herring Gull 17       6      
Least Tern 93       12      
Caspian Tern 23       7      
Forster's Tern 103       16      
Royal Tern 41       8      
Black Skimmer 721       9      
Rock Pigeon 4,460       298      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 54       24      
White-winged Dove 6,414       587      
Mourning Dove 7,691       1,478      
Inca Dove 2,692       627      
Common Ground-Dove 264       73      
White-tipped Dove 66       17      
Monk Parakeet 20       2      
Greater Roadrunner 77       58      
Barn Owl 13       10      
Eastern Screech-Owl 26       17      
Great Horned Owl 21       16      
Barred Owl 63       43      
Common Pauraque 1       1      
Common Poorwill 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 14       13      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 9       9      
Anna's Hummingbird 3       2      
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 3       3      
Rufous Hummingbird 46       38      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 20       14      
Ringed Kingfisher 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 150       118      
Green Kingfisher 3       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 114       73      
Acorn Woodpecker 8       1      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 70       42      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 938       602      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 121       93      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 104       77      
Downy Woodpecker 447       289      
Hairy Woodpecker 27       25      
Northern Flicker 163       94      
Pileated Woodpecker 171       116      
Black Phoebe 10       4      
Eastern Phoebe 277       148      
Say's Phoebe 2       2      
Vermilion Flycatcher 6       5      
Great Kiskadee 39       21      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 2       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 334       170      
Northern Shrike 3       2      
White-eyed Vireo 74       31      
Bell's Vireo 13       11      
Blue-headed Vireo 16       9      
Brown Jay 8       3      
Green Jay 79       20      
Blue Jay 3,501       1,315      
Western Scrub-Jay 197       84      
American Crow 3,337       726      
Fish Crow 17       6      
Chihuahuan Raven 20       7      
Common Raven 3       3      
Horned Lark 3       2      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 6       1      
Purple Martin 515       146      
Tree Swallow 114       9      
Barn Swallow 1       1      
Cave Swallow 6       1      
Carolina Chickadee 2,704       936      
Juniper Titmouse 4       2      
Tufted Titmouse 2,509       837      
Verdin 3       3      
Bushtit 2       1      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 63       41      
White-breasted Nuthatch 142       62      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 45       29      
Brown Creeper 50       30      
Cactus Wren 357       16      
Rock Wren 3       2      
Canyon Wren 10       6      
Carolina Wren 960       497      
Bewick's Wren 193       127      
House Wren 276       80      
Winter Wren 18       8      
Sedge Wren 3       1      
Marsh Wren 2       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 81       39      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 26       16      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 518       217      
Eastern Bluebird 867       210      
Mountain Bluebird 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 52       44      
American Robin 12,811       534      
Gray Catbird 14       11      
Northern Mockingbird 2,795       1,263      
Sage Thrasher 2       1      
Brown Thrasher 163       112      
Long-billed Thrasher 7       5      
Curve-billed Thrasher 36       20      
European Starling 7,380       577      
American Pipit 203       18      
Cedar Waxwing 6,846       268      
Ovenbird 1       1      
Northern Waterthrush 1       1      
Golden-winged Warbler 1       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 3       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 243       143      
Nashville Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 154       12      
Yellow Warbler 2       2      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 327       124      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1,776       385      
Yellow-throated Warbler 6       3      
White-collared Seedeater 3       1      
Olive Sparrow 10       3      
Spotted Towhee 64       31      
Eastern Towhee 12       12      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 2       2      
Canyon Towhee 3       2      
American Tree Sparrow 85       17      
Chipping Sparrow 3,532       371      
Clay-colored Sparrow 5       1      
Field Sparrow 330       48      
Vesper Sparrow 8       3      
Lark Sparrow 15       5      
Black-throated Sparrow 40       6      
Lark Bunting 4       1      
Savannah Sparrow 148       18      
Le Conte's Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 5       3      
Song Sparrow 117       29      
Lincoln's Sparrow 70       11      
Swamp Sparrow 266       7      
White-throated Sparrow 1,113       231      
Harris's Sparrow 103       20      
White-crowned Sparrow 250       42      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,858       291      
Summer Tanager 2       2      
Northern Cardinal 7,236       1,651      
Pyrrhuloxia 86       22      
Black-headed Grosbeak 1       1      
Indigo Bunting 4       3      
Painted Bunting 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 20,335       560      
Eastern Meadowlark 267       24      
Western Meadowlark 127       12      
Rusty Blackbird 200       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 7,375       23      
Common Grackle 26,434       732      
Boat-tailed Grackle 440       22      
Great-tailed Grackle 7,054       391      
Bronzed Cowbird 43       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 5,692       293      
Altamira Oriole 3       2      
Purple Finch 122       34      
House Finch 2,927       572      
Pine Siskin 17       12      
Lesser Goldfinch 130       36      
American Goldfinch 12,065       882      
House Sparrow 13,871       1,294      
Total 246,239             

A total of 260 species were reported.

See list of localities in Texas with reports.

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