Great Backyard Bird Count
Home Submit your bird checklist Explore the results

2007 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 3,477       75      
Greater White-fronted Goose 2,920       22      
Snow Goose 15,180       46      
Ross's Goose 31       8      
Cackling Goose 114       6      
Canada Goose 3,107       63      
Wood Duck 496       89      
Gadwall 8,178       185      
American Wigeon 2,724       92      
Mallard 7,315       303      
Mottled Duck 259       58      
Blue-winged Teal 1,441       93      
Cinnamon Teal 102       28      
Northern Shoveler 9,998       202      
Northern Pintail 4,315       73      
Green-winged Teal 2,383       116      
Canvasback 555       35      
Redhead 24,695       39      
Ring-necked Duck 1,338       150      
Greater Scaup 39       7      
Lesser Scaup 3,341       164      
Surf Scoter 3       3      
White-winged Scoter 4       1      
Bufflehead 540       79      
Common Goldeneye 85       16      
Hooded Merganser 169       31      
Common Merganser 1       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 100       19      
Ruddy Duck 1,734       102      
Plain Chachalaca 227       28      
Scaled Quail 63       11      
Gambel's Quail 82       4      
Northern Bobwhite 209       25      
Montezuma Quail 3       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 3       1      
Wild Turkey 732       47      
Common Loon 87       28      
Least Grebe 84       40      
Pied-billed Grebe 791       197      
Horned Grebe 1,741       6      
Eared Grebe 381       22      
Northern Gannet 40       7      
Neotropic Cormorant 962       97      
Double-crested Cormorant 12,440       320      
Anhinga 339       54      
American White Pelican 6,977       174      
Brown Pelican 782       58      
American Bittern 5       4      
Great Blue Heron 1,603       457      
Great Egret 1,191       340      
Snowy Egret 893       174      
Little Blue Heron 160       82      
Tricolored Heron 164       69      
Reddish Egret 72       34      
Cattle Egret 376       54      
Green Heron 16       16      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 371       46      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 35       16      
White Ibis 1,817       85      
White-faced Ibis 384       34      
Roseate Spoonbill 344       70      
Black Vulture 3,752       588      
Turkey Vulture 4,955       867      
Osprey 170       94      
Hook-billed Kite 2       2      
White-tailed Kite 29       22      
Bald Eagle 38       28      
Northern Harrier 293       151      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 99       82      
Cooper's Hawk 211       176      
Common Black-Hawk 1       1      
Harris's Hawk 56       36      
Red-shouldered Hawk 456       308      
Gray Hawk 3       2      
White-tailed Hawk 63       29      
Zone-tailed Hawk 4       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 956       534      
Ferruginous Hawk 8       3      
Golden Eagle 2       2      
Crested Caracara 209       97      
American Kestrel 730       343      
Merlin 22       21      
Aplomado Falcon 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 14       13      
Prairie Falcon 3       3      
Yellow Rail 1       1      
Black Rail 1       1      
Clapper Rail 5       3      
King Rail 1       1      
Virginia Rail 2       2      
Sora 33       15      
American Coot 12,916       328      
Sandhill Crane 4,172       59      
Whooping Crane 34       5      
Black-bellied Plover 97       25      
Wilson's Plover 1       1      
Semipalmated Plover 57       8      
Piping Plover 47       9      
Killdeer 1,886       390      
Mountain Plover 88       3      
American Oystercatcher 18       10      
Black-necked Stilt 336       37      
American Avocet 1,178       31      
Spotted Sandpiper 129       67      
Solitary Sandpiper 23       13      
Greater Yellowlegs 302       67      
Willet 424       42      
Lesser Yellowlegs 472       29      
Whimbrel 15       8      
Long-billed Curlew 293       39      
Marbled Godwit 157       16      
Ruddy Turnstone 124       17      
Red Knot 3       3      
Sanderling 484       19      
Western Sandpiper 207       15      
Least Sandpiper 1,013       48      
Dunlin 515       10      
Stilt Sandpiper 162       10      
Short-billed Dowitcher 440       11      
Long-billed Dowitcher 1,958       40      
Wilson's Snipe 99       46      
American Woodcock 12       3      
Wilson's Phalarope 111       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 1,146       33      
Laughing Gull 417,979       109      
Franklin's Gull 66       3      
Ring-billed Gull 73,273       248      
California Gull 2       1      
Herring Gull 11,526       55      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 21       6      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Gull-billed Tern 5       3      
Caspian Tern 123       29      
Forster's Tern 877       69      
Royal Tern 333       24      
Sandwich Tern 1       1      
Black Skimmer 811       21      
Rock Pigeon 7,058       365      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 714       210      
White-winged Dove 12,502       1,102      
Mourning Dove 13,255       1,714      
Inca Dove 1,974       455      
Common Ground-Dove 817       149      
White-tipped Dove 191       39      
Monk Parakeet 150       25      
Green Parakeet 80       4      
Red-crowned Parrot 91       6      
Greater Roadrunner 143       106      
Groove-billed Ani 1       1      
Barn Owl 14       13      
Eastern Screech-Owl 80       61      
Great Horned Owl 79       59      
Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl 1       1      
Burrowing Owl 7       6      
Barred Owl 49       39      
Short-eared Owl 3       3      
Common Nighthawk 1       1      
Common Pauraque 13       8      
Common Poorwill 2       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 55       34      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 27       24      
Anna's Hummingbird 5       3      
Costa's Hummingbird 2       2      
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 3       3      
Rufous Hummingbird 161       113      
Allen's Hummingbird 5       5      
Calliope Hummingbird 5       3      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 67       51      
Ringed Kingfisher 15       13      
Belted Kingfisher 256       178      
Green Kingfisher 30       25      
Red-headed Woodpecker 171       91      
Acorn Woodpecker 2       1      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 572       273      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,395       894      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 203       168      
Red-naped Sapsucker 2       2      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 309       211      
Downy Woodpecker 1,075       700      
Hairy Woodpecker 74       52      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 2       1      
Northern Flicker 318       176      
Pileated Woodpecker 129       89      
Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet 4       3      
Eastern Wood-Pewee 6       2      
Least Flycatcher 1       1      
Black Phoebe 12       5      
Eastern Phoebe 861       413      
Say's Phoebe 14       11      
Vermilion Flycatcher 72       50      
Great Kiskadee 373       79      
Tropical Kingbird 2       2      
Couch's Kingbird 107       45      
Western Kingbird 2       2      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 4       3      
Loggerhead Shrike 444       220      
White-eyed Vireo 62       47      
Blue-headed Vireo 73       55      
Brown Jay 12       4      
Green Jay 252       47      
Blue Jay 3,737       1,377      
Western Scrub-Jay 233       112      
American Crow 4,883       722      
Fish Crow 3       1      
Chihuahuan Raven 55       16      
Common Raven 81       40      
Horned Lark 72       12      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 104       18      
Purple Martin 421       83      
Tree Swallow 380       32      
Barn Swallow 8       5      
Cave Swallow 47       10      
Carolina Chickadee 4,244       1,469      
Juniper Titmouse 1       1      
Tufted Titmouse 1,589       639      
Black-crested Titmouse 1,404       552      
Verdin 18       14      
Bushtit 23       5      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 34       16      
White-breasted Nuthatch 104       68      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 25       16      
Brown Creeper 144       102      
Cactus Wren 51       25      
Rock Wren 14       8      
Canyon Wren 20       15      
Carolina Wren 1,816       987      
Bewick's Wren 471       302      
House Wren 378       174      
Winter Wren 49       33      
Sedge Wren 28       10      
Marsh Wren 32       14      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 96       42      
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 249       125      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1,579       741      
Eastern Bluebird 1,279       403      
Western Bluebird 18       4      
Mountain Bluebird 111       13      
Townsend's Solitaire 5       4      
Hermit Thrush 275       191      
Clay-colored Thrush 10       7      
American Robin 29,903       1,723      
Gray Catbird 55       38      
Northern Mockingbird 3,476       1,606      
Sage Thrasher 7       4      
Brown Thrasher 168       124      
Long-billed Thrasher 64       40      
Curve-billed Thrasher 83       48      
Crissal Thrasher 2       1      
European Starling 15,395       793      
American Pipit 999       90      
Sprague's Pipit 17       11      
Cedar Waxwing 28,114       641      
Phainopepla 2       2      
Chestnut-collared Longspur 3       1      
Ovenbird 4       3      
Northern Waterthrush 3       2      
Black-and-white Warbler 19       16      
Orange-crowned Warbler 740       470      
Nashville Warbler 16       8      
Common Yellowthroat 115       54      
Hooded Warbler 1       1      
Northern Parula 1       1      
Tropical Parula 1       1      
Yellow Warbler 3       3      
Palm Warbler 11       5      
Pine Warbler 1,225       384      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 7,196       1,029      
Yellow-throated Warbler 40       11      
Black-throated Gray Warbler 3       2      
Black-throated Green Warbler 3       3      
Wilson's Warbler 32       29      
White-collared Seedeater 1       1      
Olive Sparrow 33       23      
Green-tailed Towhee 5       3      
Spotted Towhee 203       100      
Eastern Towhee 25       14      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 176       57      
Canyon Towhee 80       28      
Cassin's Sparrow 18       7      
Chipping Sparrow 12,913       771      
Clay-colored Sparrow 61       16      
Field Sparrow 1,945       259      
Black-chinned Sparrow 9       1      
Vesper Sparrow 527       82      
Lark Sparrow 100       33      
Black-throated Sparrow 138       28      
Lark Bunting 12       2      
Savannah Sparrow 3,462       229      
Grasshopper Sparrow 39       10      
Le Conte's Sparrow 23       11      
Nelson's Sparrow 3       1      
Seaside Sparrow 7       3      
Fox Sparrow 70       28      
Song Sparrow 667       192      
Lincoln's Sparrow 427       155      
Swamp Sparrow 221       43      
White-throated Sparrow 1,635       318      
Harris's Sparrow 333       87      
White-crowned Sparrow 1,996       256      
Dark-eyed Junco 4,273       637      
Summer Tanager 8       7      
Northern Cardinal 10,242       2,262      
Pyrrhuloxia 93       37      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 7       3      
Black-headed Grosbeak 7       7      
Indigo Bunting 148       18      
Painted Bunting 2       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 140,931       769      
Eastern Meadowlark 2,103       177      
Western Meadowlark 1,219       106      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 1,913       3      
Rusty Blackbird 91       14      
Brewer's Blackbird 3,257       99      
Common Grackle 16,142       531      
Boat-tailed Grackle 268       27      
Great-tailed Grackle 24,303       572      
Bronzed Cowbird 21       9      
Brown-headed Cowbird 15,114       392      
Hooded Oriole 9       5      
Bullock's Oriole 1       1      
Altamira Oriole 109       32      
Audubon's Oriole 9       5      
Baltimore Oriole 2       2      
Purple Finch 163       51      
House Finch 5,954       1,126      
Pine Siskin 408       96      
Lesser Goldfinch 1,454       253      
American Goldfinch 26,150       1,354      
House Sparrow 17,273       1,456      
Total 1,127,082             

A total of 331 species were reported.

See list of localities in Texas with reports.

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