Birds seen in South Texas, 18-24 Dec. 2001 (B.Bergstrom, M.Harper).  164 spp.

        Locality Codes:  H= FM 521 S of Houston to Brazos Bend;  S= San 
Bernard NWR;  A= Aransas NWR;  M= Mustang Island;  Ki= Kingsville to 
Raymondville;  Ka= Kaufer-Hubert Park (Baffin Bay);  Sa= Santa Ana NWR;  B= 
Bentsen RGV SP;  C= Chapeno;  F= Falcon Dam;  Sl= Salineno;  W= Weslaco, town 
and Llano Grande wetlands;  Mc= McAllen;  E= Eagle Lake and Attwater Prairie 
Chicken NWR;  Ed= Edinburg area;  Ev= everywhere (or nearly all above localities)


Pied-billed Grebe  S,A,M,C
Least Grebe  Sa

American White Pelican  S,A,M,Ka,C,F
Brown Pelican  A,M

Double-crested Cormorant  Ev
Neotropic Cormorant  M,C,F

Anhinga  Sa

Great Blue Heron  Ev
Cattle Egret  S,A
Great Egret  Ev
Snowy Egret  S,A,M,Ka
Reddish Egret  M,Ka
Little Blue Heron  S,A,M
Tricolored Heron  A
Black-crowned Night-Heron  S,C

White Ibis  S,A
White-faced Ibis  S

Canada Goose  S,A,E
Snow Goose  S,A,E
Ross's Goose  E
Greater White-fronted Goose  A,E
Green-winged Teal  Sa,C,F,E
Blue-winged Teal  Sa,C,F,E
Cinnamon Teal  Sa,C,E
Mallard  C
Mottled Duck  S,A
Northern Pintail  A,Ka,Sa,C,F,W
Northern Shoveler  Ev
Gadwall  Ev              
American Wigeon  A,C,F,W
Canvasback  A,C
Redhead  A,Ka,C,M
Ring-necked Duck  S,Sa,C
Ruddy Duck  S,A,M
Bufflehead  A,M,Ka,C
Red-breasted Merganser  A
Hooded Merganser  S,A
Lesser Scaup  S,Ki,Ka

Black Vulture  Ev 
Turkey Vulture  Ev

Osprey  A,M,C,F
Bald Eagle  E
White-tailed Kite  H                                                         
Hook-billed Kite  B
Cooper's Hawk  B
Northern Harrier  E
Harris's Hawk  Ki,Sa,C                                                          
Red-shouldered Hawk  A,C                                                        
Gray Hawk  Sl
Red-tailed Hawk (+Krider's Hawk)  Ev
White-tailed Hawk  A,Ki                                                         

American Kestrel  Ev              
Merlin  M                         
Peregrine Falcon  C
Crested Caracara  Ev              

Plain Chachalaca  Sa,B,W          

Sora  S,F
King Rail  S                      
Common Moorhen  S,A,Sa,C,F        
American Coot  Ev                 
Sandhill Crane  H,S,A,Ka,E
Whooping Crane  A

Black-bellied Plover  A,Ka        
Killdeer  Ev                      
Black-necked Stilt  Sa            
American Avocet  A,Ka,Sa,W        
Greater Yellowlegs  A,M,Ka,Ki       
Least Sandpiper  M,Ka,W                 
Semipalmated Sandpiper  W
Spotted Sandpiper  B,C
Stilt Sandpiper  Ka
Dunlin  Ka
Sanderling  M,Ka                      
Short-billed Dowitcher  A,Ka,W          
Long-billed Curlew  R              
Willet  A,Ka,M                          
Ruddy Turnstone  A,R,Ka                 
Red Knot  A                        
Marbled Godwit  A,R,Ka
Common Snipe  E                    
Laughing Gull  A,R,M,Ka                   
Herring Gull  A,R,M                    
Ring-billed Gull  Ev                
Caspian Tern  A,M,Sa,C                    
Forster's Tern  Ev                  

Rock Dove  Ev                       
Common Ground Dove  A,Ka,B,C,E              
Mourning Dove  Ev                   
White-winged Dove  Ka,B,W               
White-tipped Dove  B,C,W,Sl               
Inca Dove  Ka,B,C                       
Eurasian Collared Dove  Ka,Ki

Green Parakeet  W,Mc

Great Horned Owl  Ka,C         
Eastern Screech Owl  B      
Barn Owl  Ki,B

Pauraque  Sa,B                                                                  

Buff-bellied Hummingbird  W,Mc

Belted Kingfisher  S,A,C
Green Kingfisher  Sl      
Ringed Kingfisher  C,Sl

Ladder-backed Woodpecker  Ki,Ka,W,Mc,B,Sa,Sl,F,C
Golden-fronted Woodpecker  Ki,Ka,W,Mc,B,Sa,Sl,F,C
(Red-bellied Woodpecker)  A

Vermilion Flycatcher  Ki          
Northern Beardless Tyrannulet  B
Couch's Kingbird  Ki,C              
Great Kiskadee  Ki,Ka,B,Sa,Sl,M,W,C,F        
Eastern Phoebe  Ev

Horned Lark  Ed

Green Jay  Ki,Ka,B,Sa,Sl,M,W,C,F                  
Brown Jay  Sl
American Crow  S              
Chihuahuan Raven  C

Carolina Chickadee  S               
Tufted Titmouse  Ka,Ki,B,C,F

Bewick's Wren  Ka,Ki,C,F                   
House Wren  Ka,Ki,B,F 
Cactus Wren   F                    
Carolina Wren  A                   
Marsh Wren  S   

Ruby-crowned Kinglet  Ev            
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  Ev           

American Robin  W                  

Northern Mockingbird  Ev            
Blue Mockingbird  W
Long-billed Thrasher  B,C            
Curve-billed Thrasher  Ed           

Loggerhead Shrike  Ev               

European Starling  Ev               

American Pipit  H,A,W
Sprague's Pipit  E

White-eyed Vireo  S,A

Yellow-rumped Warbler  Ev           
Orange-crowned Warbler   Ev         
Common Yellowthroat  Ev             

Northern Cardinal  Ev         
Pyrrhuloxia  F                        
Indigo Bunting  B

Olive Sparrow   Ka,B
Green-tailed Towhee  A
Clay-colored Sparrow  Ka
Chipping Sparrow  Sl
Field Sparrow  E                   
House Sparrow  Ev                   
Lark Sparrow  Ev                    
LeConte's Sparrow  E
Lincoln's Sparrow  Ev 
Savannah Sparrow  Ev                
Song Sparrow  H                    
Swamp Sparrow  S,Ka   
Vesper Sparrow  C,E                  
White-crowned Sparrow  A
Lark Bunting  F

Red-winged Blackbird  Ev            
Eastern Meadowlark  Ev?                 
Western Meadowlark  Ev (positive id at Ka)
Great-tailed Grackle  Ev               
Bronzed Cowbird  Ka                    
Brown-headed Cowbird  Ka               
Hooded Oriole  W
Altamira Oriole  B,C,Sl
Audubon's Oriole  C,Sl

American Goldfinch  S,Ka                 

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