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2012 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
 
Northern Cardinal 12,768       2,989      
Carolina Chickadee 5,493       2,036      
Mourning Dove 10,632       1,984      
House Sparrow 21,658       1,882      
Northern Mockingbird 4,168       1,782      
House Finch 8,999       1,683      
White-winged Dove 20,709       1,678      
American Goldfinch 21,153       1,599      
Blue Jay 4,093       1,598      
American Robin 27,317       1,209      
Dark-eyed Junco 6,688       1,135      
Chipping Sparrow 13,767       1,108      
Carolina Wren 1,837       1,042      
American Crow 4,715       1,023      
Red-winged Blackbird 40,485       992      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,371       936      
Tufted Titmouse 2,002       856      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3,500       787      
Turkey Vulture 4,669       761      
European Starling 11,207       754      
Great-tailed Grackle 60,103       736      
Downy Woodpecker 1,036       732      
Black-crested Titmouse 1,761       622      
Black Vulture 4,421       617      
Brown-headed Cowbird 19,572       588      
Great Blue Heron 1,396       560      
Lesser Goldfinch 3,416       529      
Cedar Waxwing 15,982       523      
Eastern Bluebird 1,878       518      
Red-tailed Hawk 902       508      
Mallard 8,547       493      
Orange-crowned Warbler 958       492      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2,255       450      
White-crowned Sparrow 2,869       437      
Double-crested Cormorant 14,991       434      
Common Grackle 9,362       431      
Inca Dove 1,984       430      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 964       412      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 675       402      
Eastern Phoebe 749       386      
Great Egret 1,166       379      
American Coot 14,717       378      
White-throated Sparrow 1,532       370      
Rock Pigeon 11,052       365      
Red-shouldered Hawk 466       333      
Bewick's Wren 498       311      
Field Sparrow 1,588       307      
Killdeer 1,410       298      
Ring-billed Gull 8,946       294      
American Kestrel 604       290      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 441       277      
Spotted Towhee 602       273      
Pine Warbler 593       264      
Northern Shoveler 9,726       254      
Northern Flicker 480       241      
Cooper's Hawk 256       227      
Pied-billed Grebe 989       223      
Song Sparrow 865       221      
Gadwall 3,208       220      
Ring-necked Duck 2,370       213      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 238       202      
Pine Siskin 1,103       188      
Harris's Sparrow 1,087       182      
Canada Goose 8,773       178      
Loggerhead Shrike 382       171      
Laughing Gull 11,299       170      
Snowy Egret 676       169      
American White Pelican 8,459       168      
American Wigeon 3,293       164      
Belted Kingfisher 222       164      
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 6,648       159      
Northern Harrier 344       151      
House Wren 366       145      
Eastern Meadowlark 1,561       143      
Green-winged Teal 2,169       143      
Neotropic Cormorant 1,476       143      
Purple Martin 531       138      
Crested Caracara 587       136      
Rufous Hummingbird 194       133      
Wood Duck 721       133      
Lesser Scaup 3,977       129      
Savannah Sparrow 1,150       127      
Brown Pelican 2,141       125      
Redhead 18,007       122      
Common Ground-Dove 451       120      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 123       115      
Brown Creeper 142       108      
Brown Thrasher 141       107      
Ruddy Duck 1,801       105      
Blue-winged Teal 964       103      
Western Scrub-Jay 204       103      
Purple Finch 469       102      
Osprey 164       98      
Great Kiskadee 447       96      
Pyrrhuloxia 290       96      
Red-headed Woodpecker 152       96      
Greater Roadrunner 116       95      
Green Jay 433       94      
Northern Pintail 4,716       94      
White Ibis 952       93      
Pileated Woodpecker 121       90      
Brewer's Blackbird 7,065       85      
Forster's Tern 1,130       85      
Hermit Thrush 129       84      
Bufflehead 682       82      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 960       81      
Sandhill Crane 6,037       81      
Western Meadowlark 851       79      
White-breasted Nuthatch 113       75      
Lincoln's Sparrow 186       74      
Vesper Sparrow 397       74      
Herring Gull 618       71      
Wild Turkey 998       70      
Roseate Spoonbill 271       69      
Great Horned Owl 98       68      
Long-billed Thrasher 141       68      
Canvasback 557       67      
Curve-billed Thrasher 111       67      
Willet 696       67      
Mottled Duck 593       65      
Cattle Egret 521       63      
Fox Sparrow 122       61      
Vermilion Flycatcher 83       59      
Eastern Screech-Owl 76       58      
Black-throated Sparrow 273       57      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 139       57      
Spotted Sandpiper 101       55      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 154       54      
Little Blue Heron 85       51      
Harris's Hawk 147       50      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 61       50      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 70       49      
Common Yellowthroat 84       48      
White-eyed Vireo 97       48      
Hooded Merganser 259       47      
Bald Eagle 77       46      
Ruddy Turnstone 330       46      
Sanderling 1,862       46      
Greater Yellowlegs 170       44      
Eastern Towhee 63       42      
Royal Tern 1,323       42      
White-tipped Dove 196       42      
White-tailed Hawk 64       41      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 64       40      
Hairy Woodpecker 48       40      
Swamp Sparrow 136       40      
Anhinga 131       39      
Common Raven 67       39      
Snow Goose 8,882       39      
Barred Owl 42       38      
Black-bellied Plover 164       38      
Common Gallinule 116       38      
Common Loon 124       38      
Least Sandpiper 498       36      
Cackling Goose 4,206       35      
Tree Swallow 401       35      
Cave Swallow 430       34      
Monk Parakeet 356       34      
Tricolored Heron 64       33      
Least Grebe 173       32      
Long-billed Curlew 187       31      
Barn Swallow 84       30      
Cinnamon Teal 147       30      
Plain Chachalaca 247       30      
Reddish Egret 75       30      
White-tailed Kite 40       30      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 86       30      
Lark Bunting 1,092       29      
Lark Sparrow 128       29      
Lesser Yellowlegs 142       29      
Merlin 30       29      
American Pipit 470       28      
Black-necked Stilt 271       28      
Caspian Tern 111       28      
Northern Bobwhite 150       27      
Bonaparte's Gull 101       26      
Eared Grebe 165       26      
Long-billed Dowitcher 665       26      
Altamira Oriole 63       25      
American Avocet 14,052       25      
Black Skimmer 2,057       25      
Olive Sparrow 59       25      
Canyon Wren 33       24      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 29       23      
Canyon Towhee 44       23      
Peregrine Falcon 24       23      
Audubon's Oriole 40       21      
Common Pauraque 44       21      
Marsh Wren 32       21      
Winter Wren 28       21      
Boat-tailed Grackle 193       20      
Tropical Kingbird 37       20      
Wilson's Snipe 80       20      
Wilson's Warbler 22       20      
Western Sandpiper 318       19      
Common Goldeneye 130       18      
Greater White-fronted Goose 1,660       18      
Yellow-throated Warbler 23       18      
Black-and-white Warbler 20       17      
Cactus Wren 34       17      
Green Heron 20       17      
Green Kingfisher 21       17      
Say's Phoebe 19       17      
Couch's Kingbird 25       16      
Dunlin 498       16      
Gray Catbird 35       16      
Greater Scaup 82       16      
Verdin 21       16      
Blue-headed Vireo 17       15      
Green-tailed Towhee 22       15      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 98       15      
Ringed Kingfisher 15       15      
American Oystercatcher 26       14      
Barn Owl 14       14      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 16       14      
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 17       14      
Bronzed Cowbird 328       14      
Green Parakeet 311       14      
Horned Lark 76       14      
Red-breasted Merganser 197       14      
Ross's Goose 60       14      
Cassin's Sparrow 63       13      
Whooping Crane 140       12      
Black Phoebe 23       11      
Horned Grebe 20       11      
Marbled Godwit 317       11      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 44       11      
Short-billed Dowitcher 354       11      
Chihuahuan Raven 683       10      
Red-crowned Parrot 188       10      
Semipalmated Plover 69       10      
Burrowing Owl 12       9      
Grasshopper Sparrow 36       9      
Gull-billed Tern 42       9      
Mountain Bluebird 131       9      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 17       9      
Snowy Plover 31       9      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 10       9      
Anna's Hummingbird 9       8      
Piping Plover 35       8      
Rusty Blackbird 191       8      
Scaled Quail 107       8      
Sora 9       8      
White-faced Ibis 355       8      
Clay-colored Thrush 14       7      
Common Merganser 28       7      
Sprague's Pipit 16       7      
Summer Tanager 7       7      
Black-throated Green Warbler 7       6      
Clay-colored Sparrow 9       6      
Ferruginous Hawk 6       6      
Le Conte's Sparrow 17       6      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 6       6      
Prairie Falcon 6       6      
American Bittern 5       5      
Baltimore Oriole 6       5      
Calliope Hummingbird 8       5      
Common Nighthawk 8       5      
Lapland Longspur 15       5      
Nutmeg Mannikin 100       5      
Rock Wren 7       5      
Sandwich Tern 6       5      
Sedge Wren 7       5      
Solitary Sandpiper 5       5      
Virginia Rail 6       5      
Acorn Woodpecker 11       4      
Clapper Rail 10       4      
Golden-crowned Warbler 4       4      
Lewis's Woodpecker 4       4      
Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet 5       4      
Ring-necked Pheasant 10       4      
Rough-legged Hawk 4       4      
Sage Thrasher 4       4      
Whimbrel 5       4      
Allen's Hummingbird 5       3      
American Woodcock 5       3      
Bushtit 8       3      
Nashville Warbler 3       3      
Ovenbird 3       3      
Seaside Sparrow 32       3      
Short-eared Owl 6       3      
Stilt Sandpiper 40       3      
Black-headed Grosbeak 2       2      
Brewer's Sparrow 2       2      
Brown Jay 2       2      
Common Redpoll 2       2      
Common Tern 3       2      
Dusky-capped Flycatcher 2       2      
Fulvous Whistling-Duck 19       2      
Gambel's Quail 7       2      
Golden Eagle 6       2      
Gray Flycatcher 2       2      
Gray Hawk 4       2      
King Rail 2       2      
Least Flycatcher 2       2      
Long-tailed Duck 2       2      
Northern Gannet 5       2      
Northern Parula 8       2      
Tropical Parula 2       2      
Western Tanager 2       2      
White-collared Seedeater 3       2      
American Tree Sparrow 2       1      
Aplomado Falcon 2       1      
Ash-throated Flycatcher 1       1      
Chestnut-collared Longspur 3       1      
Common Poorwill 1       1      
Crimson-collared Grosbeak 1       1      
Franklin's Gull 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Hooded Oriole 2       1      
Hutton's Vireo 1       1      
Little Gull 1       1      
McCown's Longspur 200       1      
Mountain Plover 38       1      
Mute Swan 2       1      
Northern Waterthrush 1       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Phainopepla 1       1      
Rose-throated Becard 1       1      
Swainson's Hawk 1       1      
Swainson's Thrush 1       1      
Tennessee Warbler 1       1      
Western Kingbird 1       1      
Western Screech-Owl 1       1      
Wilson's Plover 10       1      
Yellow Warbler 2       1      
Yellow-breasted Chat 5       1      
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.