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2012 Results: Texas

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See list of localities in Texas with reports.


Species [alphabetic]
[taxonomic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Acorn Woodpecker 11       4      
Allen's Hummingbird 5       3      
Altamira Oriole 63       25      
American Avocet 14,052       25      
American Bittern 5       5      
American Coot 14,717       378      
American Crow 4,715       1,023      
American Goldfinch 21,153       1,599      
American Kestrel 604       290      
American Oystercatcher 26       14      
American Pipit 470       28      
American Robin 27,317       1,209      
American Tree Sparrow 2       1      
American White Pelican 8,459       168      
American Wigeon 3,293       164      
American Woodcock 5       3      
Anhinga 131       39      
Anna's Hummingbird 9       8      
Aplomado Falcon 2       1      
Ash-throated Flycatcher 1       1      
Audubon's Oriole 40       21      
Bald Eagle 77       46      
Baltimore Oriole 6       5      
Barn Owl 14       14      
Barn Swallow 84       30      
Barred Owl 42       38      
Belted Kingfisher 222       164      
Bewick's Wren 498       311      
Black Phoebe 23       11      
Black Skimmer 2,057       25      
Black Vulture 4,421       617      
Black-and-white Warbler 20       17      
Black-bellied Plover 164       38      
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 6,648       159      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 16       14      
Black-crested Titmouse 1,761       622      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 960       81      
Black-headed Grosbeak 2       2      
Black-necked Stilt 271       28      
Black-throated Green Warbler 7       6      
Black-throated Sparrow 273       57      
Blue Jay 4,093       1,598      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 139       57      
Blue-headed Vireo 17       15      
Blue-winged Teal 964       103      
Boat-tailed Grackle 193       20      
Bonaparte's Gull 101       26      
Brewer's Blackbird 7,065       85      
Brewer's Sparrow 2       2      
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 17       14      
Bronzed Cowbird 328       14      
Brown Creeper 142       108      
Brown Jay 2       2      
Brown Pelican 2,141       125      
Brown Thrasher 141       107      
Brown-headed Cowbird 19,572       588      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 29       23      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 70       49      
Bufflehead 682       82      
Burrowing Owl 12       9      
Bushtit 8       3      
Cackling Goose 4,206       35      
Cactus Wren 34       17      
Calliope Hummingbird 8       5      
Canada Goose 8,773       178      
Canvasback 557       67      
Canyon Towhee 44       23      
Canyon Wren 33       24      
Carolina Chickadee 5,493       2,036      
Carolina Wren 1,837       1,042      
Caspian Tern 111       28      
Cassin's Sparrow 63       13      
Cattle Egret 521       63      
Cave Swallow 430       34      
Cedar Waxwing 15,982       523      
Chestnut-collared Longspur 3       1      
Chihuahuan Raven 683       10      
Chipping Sparrow 13,767       1,108      
Cinnamon Teal 147       30      
Clapper Rail 10       4      
Clay-colored Sparrow 9       6      
Clay-colored Thrush 14       7      
Common Gallinule 116       38      
Common Goldeneye 130       18      
Common Grackle 9,362       431      
Common Ground-Dove 451       120      
Common Loon 124       38      
Common Merganser 28       7      
Common Nighthawk 8       5      
Common Pauraque 44       21      
Common Poorwill 1       1      
Common Raven 67       39      
Common Redpoll 2       2      
Common Tern 3       2      
Common Yellowthroat 84       48      
Cooper's Hawk 256       227      
Couch's Kingbird 25       16      
Crested Caracara 587       136      
Crimson-collared Grosbeak 1       1      
Curve-billed Thrasher 111       67      
Dark-eyed Junco 6,688       1,135      
Double-crested Cormorant 14,991       434      
Downy Woodpecker 1,036       732      
Dunlin 498       16      
Dusky-capped Flycatcher 2       2      
Eared Grebe 165       26      
Eastern Bluebird 1,878       518      
Eastern Meadowlark 1,561       143      
Eastern Phoebe 749       386      
Eastern Screech-Owl 76       58      
Eastern Towhee 63       42      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2,255       450      
European Starling 11,207       754      
Ferruginous Hawk 6       6      
Field Sparrow 1,588       307      
Forster's Tern 1,130       85      
Fox Sparrow 122       61      
Franklin's Gull 1       1      
Fulvous Whistling-Duck 19       2      
Gadwall 3,208       220      
Gambel's Quail 7       2      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Golden Eagle 6       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 64       40      
Golden-crowned Warbler 4       4      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 964       412      
Grasshopper Sparrow 36       9      
Gray Catbird 35       16      
Gray Flycatcher 2       2      
Gray Hawk 4       2      
Great Blue Heron 1,396       560      
Great Egret 1,166       379      
Great Horned Owl 98       68      
Great Kiskadee 447       96      
Great-tailed Grackle 60,103       736      
Greater Roadrunner 116       95      
Greater Scaup 82       16      
Greater White-fronted Goose 1,660       18      
Greater Yellowlegs 170       44      
Green Heron 20       17      
Green Jay 433       94      
Green Kingfisher 21       17      
Green Parakeet 311       14      
Green-tailed Towhee 22       15      
Green-winged Teal 2,169       143      
Gull-billed Tern 42       9      
Hairy Woodpecker 48       40      
Harris's Hawk 147       50      
Harris's Sparrow 1,087       182      
Hermit Thrush 129       84      
Herring Gull 618       71      
Hooded Merganser 259       47      
Hooded Oriole 2       1      
Horned Grebe 20       11      
Horned Lark 76       14      
House Finch 8,999       1,683      
House Sparrow 21,658       1,882      
House Wren 366       145      
Hutton's Vireo 1       1      
Inca Dove 1,984       430      
Killdeer 1,410       298      
King Rail 2       2      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 441       277      
Lapland Longspur 15       5      
Lark Bunting 1,092       29      
Lark Sparrow 128       29      
Laughing Gull 11,299       170      
Le Conte's Sparrow 17       6      
Least Flycatcher 2       2      
Least Grebe 173       32      
Least Sandpiper 498       36      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 6       6      
Lesser Goldfinch 3,416       529      
Lesser Scaup 3,977       129      
Lesser Yellowlegs 142       29      
Lewis's Woodpecker 4       4      
Lincoln's Sparrow 186       74      
Little Blue Heron 85       51      
Little Gull 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 382       171      
Long-billed Curlew 187       31      
Long-billed Dowitcher 665       26      
Long-billed Thrasher 141       68      
Long-tailed Duck 2       2      
Mallard 8,547       493      
Marbled Godwit 317       11      
Marsh Wren 32       21      
McCown's Longspur 200       1      
Merlin 30       29      
Monk Parakeet 356       34      
Mottled Duck 593       65      
Mountain Bluebird 131       9      
Mountain Plover 38       1      
Mourning Dove 10,632       1,984      
Mute Swan 2       1      
Nashville Warbler 3       3      
Neotropic Cormorant 1,476       143      
Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet 5       4      
Northern Bobwhite 150       27      
Northern Cardinal 12,768       2,989      
Northern Flicker 480       241      
Northern Gannet 5       2      
Northern Harrier 344       151      
Northern Mockingbird 4,168       1,782      
Northern Parula 8       2      
Northern Pintail 4,716       94      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 98       15      
Northern Shoveler 9,726       254      
Northern Waterthrush 1       1      
Nutmeg Mannikin 100       5      
Olive Sparrow 59       25      
Orange-crowned Warbler 958       492      
Osprey 164       98      
Ovenbird 3       3      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 24       23      
Phainopepla 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 989       223      
Pileated Woodpecker 121       90      
Pine Siskin 1,103       188      
Pine Warbler 593       264      
Piping Plover 35       8      
Plain Chachalaca 247       30      
Prairie Falcon 6       6      
Purple Finch 469       102      
Purple Martin 531       138      
Pyrrhuloxia 290       96      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,371       936      
Red-breasted Merganser 197       14      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 17       9      
Red-crowned Parrot 188       10      
Red-headed Woodpecker 152       96      
Red-shouldered Hawk 466       333      
Red-tailed Hawk 902       508      
Red-winged Blackbird 40,485       992      
Reddish Egret 75       30      
Redhead 18,007       122      
Ring-billed Gull 8,946       294      
Ring-necked Duck 2,370       213      
Ring-necked Pheasant 10       4      
Ringed Kingfisher 15       15      
Rock Pigeon 11,052       365      
Rock Wren 7       5      
Rose-throated Becard 1       1      
Roseate Spoonbill 271       69      
Ross's Goose 60       14      
Rough-legged Hawk 4       4      
Royal Tern 1,323       42      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 675       402      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 61       50      
Ruddy Duck 1,801       105      
Ruddy Turnstone 330       46      
Rufous Hummingbird 194       133      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 154       54      
Rusty Blackbird 191       8      
Sage Thrasher 4       4      
Sanderling 1,862       46      
Sandhill Crane 6,037       81      
Sandwich Tern 6       5      
Savannah Sparrow 1,150       127      
Say's Phoebe 19       17      
Scaled Quail 107       8      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 44       11      
Seaside Sparrow 32       3      
Sedge Wren 7       5      
Semipalmated Plover 69       10      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 123       115      
Short-billed Dowitcher 354       11      
Short-eared Owl 6       3      
Snow Goose 8,882       39      
Snowy Egret 676       169      
Snowy Plover 31       9      
Solitary Sandpiper 5       5      
Song Sparrow 865       221      
Sora 9       8      
Spotted Sandpiper 101       55      
Spotted Towhee 602       273      
Sprague's Pipit 16       7      
Stilt Sandpiper 40       3      
Summer Tanager 7       7      
Swainson's Hawk 1       1      
Swainson's Thrush 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 136       40      
Tennessee Warbler 1       1      
Tree Swallow 401       35      
Tricolored Heron 64       33      
Tropical Kingbird 37       20      
Tropical Parula 2       2      
Tufted Titmouse 2,002       856      
Turkey Vulture 4,669       761      
Verdin 21       16      
Vermilion Flycatcher 83       59      
Vesper Sparrow 397       74      
Virginia Rail 6       5      
Western Kingbird 1       1      
Western Meadowlark 851       79      
Western Sandpiper 318       19      
Western Screech-Owl 1       1      
Western Scrub-Jay 204       103      
Western Tanager 2       2      
Whimbrel 5       4      
White Ibis 952       93      
White-breasted Nuthatch 113       75      
White-collared Seedeater 3       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 2,869       437      
White-eyed Vireo 97       48      
White-faced Ibis 355       8      
White-tailed Hawk 64       41      
White-tailed Kite 40       30      
White-throated Sparrow 1,532       370      
White-tipped Dove 196       42      
White-winged Dove 20,709       1,678      
Whooping Crane 140       12      
Wild Turkey 998       70      
Willet 696       67      
Wilson's Plover 10       1      
Wilson's Snipe 80       20      
Wilson's Warbler 22       20      
Winter Wren 28       21      
Wood Duck 721       133      
Yellow Warbler 2       1      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 238       202      
Yellow-breasted Chat 5       1      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 86       30      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 10       9      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3,500       787      
Yellow-throated Warbler 23       18      
Total 602,367             

A total of 327 species were reported.

See list of localities in Texas with reports.

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