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2010 Results: Texas

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See list of localities in Texas with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 4,510       115      
Fulvous Whistling-Duck 6       1      
Greater White-fronted Goose 4,516       34      
Snow Goose 17,445       56      
Ross's Goose 110       18      
Cackling Goose 24,156       98      
Canada Goose 27,456       224      
Muscovy Duck 17       3      
Wood Duck 363       76      
Gadwall 3,643       218      
American Wigeon 4,210       157      
Mallard 4,810       382      
Mottled Duck 389       94      
Blue-winged Teal 1,495       137      
Cinnamon Teal 288       67      
Northern Shoveler 6,955       285      
Northern Pintail 11,682       98      
Green-winged Teal 3,748       135      
Canvasback 304       40      
Redhead 27,607       53      
Ring-necked Duck 2,028       176      
Greater Scaup 11       7      
Lesser Scaup 20,907       157      
Long-tailed Duck 4       4      
Bufflehead 716       99      
Common Goldeneye 64       11      
Hooded Merganser 213       49      
Common Merganser 3       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 121       22      
Ruddy Duck 2,060       120      
Plain Chachalaca 225       44      
Scaled Quail 125       10      
Gambel's Quail 20       1      
Northern Bobwhite 241       28      
Ring-necked Pheasant 11       6      
Wild Turkey 850       53      
Common Loon 118       34      
Least Grebe 439       80      
Pied-billed Grebe 1,005       302      
Horned Grebe 33       5      
Eared Grebe 111       21      
Western Grebe 14       1      
Neotropic Cormorant 1,479       150      
Double-crested Cormorant 9,690       434      
Anhinga 218       79      
American White Pelican 5,221       206      
Brown Pelican 1,110       81      
Great Blue Heron 1,449       581      
Great Egret 1,348       409      
Snowy Egret 1,057       223      
Little Blue Heron 161       100      
Tricolored Heron 137       79      
Reddish Egret 47       28      
Cattle Egret 356       56      
Green Heron 16       15      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 479       103      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 38       18      
White Ibis 1,583       86      
Glossy Ibis 1       1      
White-faced Ibis 1,029       32      
Roseate Spoonbill 356       71      
Black Vulture 4,531       668      
Turkey Vulture 5,506       863      
Osprey 177       107      
White-tailed Kite 57       38      
Bald Eagle 63       42      
Northern Harrier 336       184      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 120       109      
Cooper's Hawk 223       196      
Harris's Hawk 106       52      
Roadside Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 527       348      
Broad-winged Hawk 3       3      
Gray Hawk 4       2      
Swainson's Hawk 2       2      
White-tailed Hawk 58       37      
Zone-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 980       555      
Ferruginous Hawk 8       5      
Rough-legged Hawk 4       3      
Golden Eagle 3       3      
Crested Caracara 414       167      
American Kestrel 733       344      
Merlin 34       33      
Aplomado Falcon 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 22       20      
Prairie Falcon 8       6      
Yellow Rail 4       1      
Clapper Rail 10       5      
King Rail 8       3      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
Sora 77       35      
American Coot 19,650       442      
Sandhill Crane 21,051       52      
Whooping Crane 81       15      
Black-bellied Plover 165       23      
Semipalmated Plover 193       12      
Piping Plover 48       8      
Killdeer 2,005       327      
Mountain Plover 23       1      
American Oystercatcher 51       18      
Black-necked Stilt 1,030       85      
American Avocet 5,064       49      
Northern Jacana 6       6      
Spotted Sandpiper 191       114      
Solitary Sandpiper 9       4      
Greater Yellowlegs 268       64      
Willet 517       59      
Lesser Yellowlegs 89       28      
Whimbrel 2       2      
Long-billed Curlew 533       41      
Marbled Godwit 496       21      
Ruddy Turnstone 267       31      
Red Knot 47       2      
Sanderling 370       24      
Western Sandpiper 561       22      
Least Sandpiper 1,512       48      
Baird's Sandpiper 1       1      
Dunlin 1,571       19      
Stilt Sandpiper 93       12      
Short-billed Dowitcher 7       3      
Long-billed Dowitcher 2,160       55      
Wilson's Snipe 201       25      
American Woodcock 2       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 1,243       32      
Laughing Gull 6,740       100      
Ring-billed Gull 8,882       292      
Herring Gull 400       67      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Least Tern 2       2      
Gull-billed Tern 5       2      
Caspian Tern 135       37      
Forster's Tern 1,256       83      
Royal Tern 235       22      
Sandwich Tern 1       1      
Black Skimmer 3,592       29      
Rock Pigeon 8,067       350      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1,790       382      
White-winged Dove 16,357       1,396      
Mourning Dove 12,177       1,877      
Inca Dove 1,719       401      
Common Ground-Dove 622       112      
White-tipped Dove 95       32      
Monk Parakeet 98       16      
Green Parakeet 118       9      
Red-crowned Parrot 66       5      
Greater Roadrunner 145       123      
Barn Owl 23       17      
Western Screech-Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 65       55      
Great Horned Owl 114       84      
Burrowing Owl 26       14      
Barred Owl 63       47      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Common Nighthawk 2       2      
Common Pauraque 79       49      
Eastern Whip-poor-will 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 77       61      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 39       33      
Anna's Hummingbird 3       2      
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 5       3      
Rufous Hummingbird 86       67      
Allen's Hummingbird 4       4      
Calliope Hummingbird 2       2      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 158       101      
Ringed Kingfisher 17       12      
Belted Kingfisher 213       155      
Green Kingfisher 49       38      
Red-headed Woodpecker 86       63      
Acorn Woodpecker 4       2      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 817       321      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,468       937      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 320       238      
Red-naped Sapsucker 1       1      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 407       260      
Downy Woodpecker 1,091       715      
Hairy Woodpecker 57       43      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 5       3      
Northern Flicker 349       208      
Pileated Woodpecker 138       98      
Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet 6       5      
Least Flycatcher 2       2      
Gray Flycatcher 1       1      
Black Phoebe 28       15      
Eastern Phoebe 998       508      
Say's Phoebe 17       12      
Vermilion Flycatcher 190       112      
Ash-throated Flycatcher 3       3      
Brown-crested Flycatcher 1       1      
Great Kiskadee 427       116      
Tropical Kingbird 56       23      
Couch's Kingbird 146       61      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 7       6      
Rose-throated Becard 2       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 355       190      
White-eyed Vireo 104       62      
Cassin's Vireo 1       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 76       52      
Hutton's Vireo 3       2      
Green Jay 307       65      
Pinyon Jay 31       1      
Blue Jay 3,761       1,461      
Western Scrub-Jay 180       74      
American Crow 7,661       898      
Fish Crow 7       4      
Chihuahuan Raven 154       14      
Common Raven 154       66      
Horned Lark 199       19      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 185       22      
Purple Martin 230       65      
Tree Swallow 474       52      
Bank Swallow 2       2      
Barn Swallow 25       10      
Cliff Swallow 5       1      
Cave Swallow 160       39      
Carolina Chickadee 4,505       1,647      
Tufted Titmouse 1,896       763      
Black-crested Titmouse 1,330       516      
Verdin 30       25      
Bushtit 16       3      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 24       12      
White-breasted Nuthatch 112       76      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 45       15      
Brown Creeper 60       49      
Cactus Wren 68       33      
Rock Wren 33       15      
Canyon Wren 22       16      
Carolina Wren 2,011       1,054      
Bewick's Wren 506       311      
House Wren 551       234      
Winter Wren 46       29      
Sedge Wren 51       19      
Marsh Wren 56       28      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 421       151      
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 11       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 74       41      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1,624       690      
Northern Wheatear 5       5      
Eastern Bluebird 1,434       407      
Western Bluebird 22       3      
Mountain Bluebird 268       12      
Townsend's Solitaire 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 150       76      
Clay-colored Thrush 17       10      
American Robin 80,476       1,069      
Gray Catbird 53       29      
Northern Mockingbird 3,313       1,476      
Sage Thrasher 1       1      
Brown Thrasher 119       80      
Long-billed Thrasher 129       62      
Curve-billed Thrasher 132       68      
Crissal Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 12,550       730      
American Pipit 1,252       115      
Sprague's Pipit 25       11      
Cedar Waxwing 49,981       802      
Phainopepla 2       2      
Lapland Longspur 80       1      
Chestnut-collared Longspur 455       2      
Smith's Longspur 2       1      
McCown's Longspur 475       7      
Ovenbird 9       9      
Northern Waterthrush 7       3      
Black-and-white Warbler 29       22      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1,425       613      
Nashville Warbler 14       12      
MacGillivray's Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 251       100      
Tropical Parula 7       6      
Yellow Warbler 11       8      
Palm Warbler 15       10      
Pine Warbler 1,279       320      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 5,544       885      
Yellow-throated Warbler 31       24      
Black-throated Gray Warbler 2       2      
Black-throated Green Warbler 3       3      
Wilson's Warbler 28       24      
Yellow-breasted Chat 1       1      
White-collared Seedeater 6       3      
Olive Sparrow 61       30      
Green-tailed Towhee 18       10      
Spotted Towhee 267       146      
Eastern Towhee 42       24      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 87       37      
Canyon Towhee 57       24      
Cassin's Sparrow 18       10      
American Tree Sparrow 22       2      
Chipping Sparrow 18,302       974      
Clay-colored Sparrow 257       12      
Brewer's Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 1,858       264      
Black-chinned Sparrow 20       1      
Vesper Sparrow 830       105      
Lark Sparrow 306       63      
Black-throated Sparrow 347       50      
Sage Sparrow 5       3      
Lark Bunting 1,179       13      
Savannah Sparrow 2,819       252      
Grasshopper Sparrow 79       29      
Le Conte's Sparrow 36       14      
Nelson's Sparrow 1       1      
Seaside Sparrow 3       2      
Fox Sparrow 154       55      
Song Sparrow 1,103       236      
Lincoln's Sparrow 711       248      
Swamp Sparrow 264       73      
White-throated Sparrow 1,227       252      
Harris's Sparrow 673       149      
White-crowned Sparrow 2,676       396      
Dark-eyed Junco 5,136       779      
Summer Tanager 2       2      
Western Tanager 2       1      
Crimson-collared Grosbeak 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 12,076       2,633      
Pyrrhuloxia 212       65      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2       2      
Black-headed Grosbeak 11       5      
Blue Bunting 1       1      
Indigo Bunting 11       6      
Red-winged Blackbird 35,534       763      
Eastern Meadowlark 2,661       196      
Western Meadowlark 1,272       102      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 1       1      
Rusty Blackbird 298       16      
Brewer's Blackbird 1,734       88      
Common Grackle 38,070       400      
Boat-tailed Grackle 847       18      
Great-tailed Grackle 28,692       668      
Bronzed Cowbird 391       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 9,204       333      
Hooded Oriole 13       8      
Bullock's Oriole 1       1      
Altamira Oriole 35       17      
Audubon's Oriole 8       6      
Baltimore Oriole 5       5      
Purple Finch 333       123      
Cassin's Finch 22       1      
House Finch 7,262       1,306      
Pine Siskin 1,847       216      
Lesser Goldfinch 2,443       356      
American Goldfinch 26,467       1,435      
Evening Grosbeak 1       1      
House Sparrow 18,797       1,555      
Nutmeg Mannikin 99       5      
Total 756,579             

A total of 345 species were reported.

See list of localities in Texas with reports.

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