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2001 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 1,408       41      
Fulvous Whistling-Duck 3       3      
Greater White-fronted Goose 6,664       17      
Snow Goose 18,472       54      
Ross's Goose 3       1      
Canada Goose 7,721       53      
Mute Swan 6       3      
Muscovy Duck 5       1      
Wood Duck 376       64      
Gadwall 570       54      
American Wigeon 1,321       38      
Mallard 3,323       264      
Mottled Duck 88       21      
Blue-winged Teal 289       26      
Cinnamon Teal 11       5      
Northern Shoveler 1,253       64      
Northern Pintail 1,422       35      
Green-winged Teal 592       24      
Canvasback 163       18      
Redhead 1,744       25      
Ring-necked Duck 366       51      
Greater Scaup 1       1      
Lesser Scaup 2,167       76      
Bufflehead 108       24      
Common Goldeneye 135       9      
Hooded Merganser 11       8      
Red-breasted Merganser 72       14      
Ruddy Duck 1,882       32      
Plain Chachalaca 156       20      
Scaled Quail 179       15      
Gambel's Quail 14       3      
Northern Bobwhite 270       24      
Montezuma Quail 6       1      
Wild Turkey 252       21      
Common Loon 127       18      
Least Grebe 36       11      
Pied-billed Grebe 355       92      
Horned Grebe 79       6      
Eared Grebe 6       6      
Neotropic Cormorant 466       47      
Double-crested Cormorant 5,410       254      
Anhinga 516       41      
American White Pelican 2,531       94      
Brown Pelican 422       64      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 705       316      
Great Egret 450       190      
Snowy Egret 244       88      
Little Blue Heron 51       31      
Tricolored Heron 22       21      
Reddish Egret 5       5      
Cattle Egret 380       48      
Green Heron 2       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 216       26      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 15       5      
White Ibis 616       34      
Glossy Ibis 3       1      
White-faced Ibis 101       12      
Roseate Spoonbill 117       25      
Black Vulture 1,582       343      
Turkey Vulture 2,849       597      
Osprey 74       44      
White-tailed Kite 22       16      
Bald Eagle 31       25      
Northern Harrier 252       109      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 81       73      
Cooper's Hawk 87       83      
Harris's Hawk 23       10      
Red-shouldered Hawk 194       130      
Swainson's Hawk 2       2      
White-tailed Hawk 30       19      
Zone-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 760       443      
Ferruginous Hawk 4       1      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
Crested Caracara 100       34      
American Kestrel 523       241      
Merlin 29       24      
Peregrine Falcon 2       1      
Prairie Falcon 3       3      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
King Rail 1       1      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
Purple Gallinule 1       1      
American Coot 6,788       170      
Sandhill Crane 2,582       38      
Whooping Crane 8       5      
Black-bellied Plover 39       12      
Semipalmated Plover 77       10      
Killdeer 777       181      
American Oystercatcher 34       6      
Black-necked Stilt 74       11      
American Avocet 210       7      
Spotted Sandpiper 34       21      
Solitary Sandpiper 3       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 74       22      
Willet 234       31      
Lesser Yellowlegs 71       13      
Whimbrel 2       1      
Long-billed Curlew 39       18      
Marbled Godwit 1,509       8      
Ruddy Turnstone 35       8      
Sanderling 103       11      
Western Sandpiper 2       1      
Least Sandpiper 415       12      
Dunlin 116       9      
Short-billed Dowitcher 13       3      
Long-billed Dowitcher 1,329       13      
Common Snipe 32       11      
Bonaparte's Gull 584       17      
Laughing Gull 5,432       80      
Franklin's Gull 14       3      
Ring-billed Gull 2,342       104      
Herring Gull 1,602       60      
Least Tern 71       9      
Caspian Tern 40       16      
Forster's Tern 236       31      
Royal Tern 45       8      
Sandwich Tern 6       4      
Black Skimmer 622       13      
Rock Pigeon 7,427       366      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 85       34      
White-winged Dove 6,781       604      
Mourning Dove 15,889       2,134      
Inca Dove 2,997       590      
Common Ground-Dove 343       64      
White-tipped Dove 65       26      
Monk Parakeet 11       3      
Green Parakeet 22       2      
Red-crowned Parrot 180       6      
Greater Roadrunner 141       102      
Barn Owl 16       10      
Eastern Screech-Owl 48       38      
Great Horned Owl 53       42      
Burrowing Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 52       34      
Long-eared Owl 8       4      
Common Nighthawk 1       1      
Common Pauraque 10       4      
Chuck-will's-widow 1       1      
Eastern Whip-poor-will 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 23       16      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 13       11      
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 49       39      
Allen's Hummingbird 1       1      
Calliope Hummingbird 1       1      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 52       18      
Ringed Kingfisher 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 142       118      
Green Kingfisher 6       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 119       87      
Acorn Woodpecker 4       3      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 419       225      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,587       1,097      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 193       143      
Red-naped Sapsucker 1       1      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 196       124      
Downy Woodpecker 995       658      
Hairy Woodpecker 99       70      
Northern Flicker 315       198      
Pileated Woodpecker 110       84      
Black Phoebe 45       15      
Eastern Phoebe 350       163      
Say's Phoebe 16       9      
Vermilion Flycatcher 28       14      
Great Kiskadee 140       42      
Tropical Kingbird 1       1      
Couch's Kingbird 3       3      
Loggerhead Shrike 369       188      
White-eyed Vireo 82       32      
Bell's Vireo 3       3      
Blue-headed Vireo 19       17      
Warbling Vireo 1       1      
Green Jay 171       43      
Pinyon Jay 40       1      
Blue Jay 5,403       1,874      
Western Scrub-Jay 298       126      
American Crow 7,098       1,262      
Fish Crow 35       11      
Chihuahuan Raven 191       15      
Common Raven 76       34      
Horned Lark 5       2      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 4       2      
Purple Martin 626       94      
Tree Swallow 59       7      
Barn Swallow 1       1      
Cave Swallow 70       2      
Carolina Chickadee 4,692       1,482      
Mountain Chickadee 2       1      
Juniper Titmouse 35       9      
Tufted Titmouse 3,294       1,210      
Verdin 12       7      
Bushtit 20       3      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 33       25      
White-breasted Nuthatch 177       100      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 52       30      
Brown Creeper 107       86      
Cactus Wren 113       19      
Rock Wren 9       6      
Canyon Wren 17       9      
Carolina Wren 1,387       749      
Bewick's Wren 236       162      
House Wren 296       118      
Winter Wren 17       13      
Sedge Wren 4       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 84       20      
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 46       32      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 507       257      
Eastern Bluebird 1,158       284      
Western Bluebird 12       5      
Mountain Bluebird 32       5      
Townsend's Solitaire 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 156       56      
Clay-colored Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 14,560       1,188      
Gray Catbird 42       26      
Northern Mockingbird 3,165       1,551      
Sage Thrasher 1       1      
Brown Thrasher 201       166      
Long-billed Thrasher 48       26      
Curve-billed Thrasher 94       54      
European Starling 20,697       875      
American Pipit 359       28      
Cedar Waxwing 11,253       381      
Ovenbird 2       2      
Black-and-white Warbler 3       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 245       173      
Nashville Warbler 4       4      
Common Yellowthroat 42       14      
American Redstart 1       1      
Yellow Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 751       229      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2,295       435      
Yellow-throated Warbler 44       12      
Black-throated Green Warbler 2       2      
Wilson's Warbler 3       3      
Olive Sparrow 28       13      
Green-tailed Towhee 3       3      
Spotted Towhee 180       97      
Eastern Towhee 48       26      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 335       41      
Canyon Towhee 25       13      
Cassin's Sparrow 1       1      
Bachman's Sparrow 2       2      
American Tree Sparrow 406       30      
Chipping Sparrow 9,380       668      
Clay-colored Sparrow 93       27      
Brewer's Sparrow 6       1      
Field Sparrow 1,444       224      
Vesper Sparrow 148       24      
Lark Sparrow 147       23      
Black-throated Sparrow 353       51      
Lark Bunting 201       2      
Savannah Sparrow 571       76      
Grasshopper Sparrow 46       13      
Le Conte's Sparrow 1       1      
Seaside Sparrow 3       1      
Fox Sparrow 85       40      
Song Sparrow 933       173      
Lincoln's Sparrow 136       41      
Swamp Sparrow 99       23      
White-throated Sparrow 2,607       443      
Harris's Sparrow 1,530       218      
White-crowned Sparrow 1,375       246      
Dark-eyed Junco 7,511       1,266      
Summer Tanager 5       5      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 11,971       2,441      
Pyrrhuloxia 85       29      
Indigo Bunting 12       6      
Painted Bunting 2       2      
Dickcissel 2       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 40,675       1,018      
Eastern Meadowlark 1,901       163      
Western Meadowlark 485       61      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 3,105       2      
Rusty Blackbird 122       16      
Brewer's Blackbird 5,118       128      
Common Grackle 22,698       951      
Boat-tailed Grackle 665       82      
Great-tailed Grackle 12,819       559      
Bronzed Cowbird 1,432       42      
Brown-headed Cowbird 18,714       824      
Bullock's Oriole 1       1      
Altamira Oriole 36       19      
Audubon's Oriole 5       1      
Baltimore Oriole 12       6      
Purple Finch 1,506       304      
Cassin's Finch 8       4      
House Finch 9,136       1,196      
Red Crossbill 2       1      
Pine Siskin 3,976       308      
Lesser Goldfinch 689       131      
American Goldfinch 16,786       1,432      
Evening Grosbeak 7       1      
House Sparrow 28,934       1,819      
Total 424,692             

A total of 298 species were reported.

See list of localities in Texas with reports.

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