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2021 Texas Big Year Birds

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  1. JAN. 1 (Nueces) Redhead
  2. Black-Necked Stilt
  3. Black-Crowned Night-Heron
  4. Great Blue Heron
  5. Mottled Duck
  6. Snowy Plover
  7. Piping Plover
  8. Blue-Winged Teal
  9. Yellow-Crowned Night-Heron
  10. Brown Pelican
  11. (San Patricio) Osprey
  12. (Aransas) Red-Tailed Hawk
  13. Black-Bellied Whistling-Duck
  14. American Kestrel
  15. Black Vulture
  16. White-Winged Dove
  17. European Starling
  18. Great-Tailed Grackle
  19. Laughing Gull
  20. Belted Kingfisher
  21. Spotted Sandpiper
  22. Double-Crested Cormorant
  23. Herring Gull
  24. Ring-Billed Gull
  25. Ruddy Turnstone
  26. Common Loon
  27. Royal Tern
  28. Northern Mockingbird
  29. Vermilion Flycatcher
  30. Great Egret
  31. Mourning Dove
  32. Northern Cardinal
  33. Carolina Wren
  34. Turkey Vulture
  35. Forster's Tern
  36. Snowy Egret
  37. (Refugio) Crested Caracara
  38. Loggerhead Shrike
  39. Killdeer
  40. Common Grackle
  41. Couch's Kingbird
  42. Eastern Bluebird
  43. Boat-Tailed Grackle
  44. American Robin
  45. Red-Winged Blackbird
  46. Eurasian Collared-Dove
  47. House Sparrow
  48. (Calhoun) Greater Yellowlegs
  49. Savannah Sparrow
  50. Eastern Meadowlark
  51. White-Tailed Hawk
  52. Tree Swallow
  53. Little Blue Heron
  54. Roseate Spoonbill
  55. White-Faced Ibis
  56. Tricolored Heron
  57. Nelson's Sparrow
  58. Seaside Sparrow
  59. Rock Pigeon
  60. (Victoria) Red-Shouldered Hawk
  61. Pine Warbler
  62. Tufted Titmouse
  63. Inca Dove
  64. American Crow
  65. Red-Bellied Woodpecker
  66. Yellow-Rumped Warbler
  67. Eastern Phoebe
  68. Red-Headed Woodpecker
  69. Anhinga
  70. Downy Woodpecker
  71. American Goldfinch
  72. Blue-Headed Vireo
  73. Hermit Thrush
  74. Common Yellowthroat
  75. Carolina Chickadee
  76. House Wren
  77. Sandhill Crane
  78. Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker
  79. Orange-Crowned Warbler
  80. Ruby-Crowned Kinglet
  81. Golden-Crowned Kinglet
  82. Yellow-Throated Warbler
  83. Lincoln's Sparrow
  84. Pileated Woodpecker
  85. (Refugio) Cooper's Hawk
  86. Northern Harrier
  87. Gadwall
  88. (Aransas) American White Pelican
  89. Northern Pintail
  90. Lesser Scaup
  91. Bufflehead
  92. Common Goldeneye
  93. Willet
  94. Horned Grebe
  95. American Coot
  96. Common Gallinule
  97. (Refugio) Burrowing Owl
  98. Mountain Bluebird
  99. (Aransas) Whooping Crane
  100. Red-Breasted Merganser
  101. Black Scoter
  102. Sanderling
  103. Neotropic Cormorant
  104. (San Patricio) Golden-Fronted Woodpecker
  105. Reddish Egret
  106. Semipalmated Plover
  107. Long-Billed Curlew
  108. (Nueces) Ladder-Backed Woodpecker
  109. Black-Crested Titmouse
  110. Tropical Kingbird
  111. Harris's Hawk
  112. White Ibis
  113. Caspian Tern
  114. Gray Catbird
  115. Pied-Billed Grebe
  116. Northern Shoveler
  117. Ruddy Duck
  118. Mallard
  119. JAN. 2 (Nueces) Iceland Gull (Thayer's)
  120. (Atascosa) Western Meadowlark
  121. (Frio) Mountain Plover
  122. Chihuahuan Raven
  123. Vepser Sparrow
  124. (Uvalde) Lesser Goldfinch
  125. Allen's Hummingbird
  126. House Finch
  127. Great Kiskadee
  128. Long-Billed Thrasher
  129. Wood Duck
  130. Rufous-Capped Warbler
  131. Cedar Waxwing
  132. JAN. 3 (Brewster) White-Crowned Sparrow
  133. Common Raven
  134. Sharp-Shinned Hawk
  135. Red-Breasted Nuthatch
  136. Cactus Wren
  137. Pyrrhuloxia
  138. Curve-Billed Thrasher
  139. Canyon Towhee
  140. Red Crossbill
  141. Lark Bunting
  142. Say's Phoebe
  143. Dark-Eyed Junco
  144. Rock Wren
  145. (Jeff Davis) Brewer's Blackbird
  146. Pine Siskin
  147. Chipping Sparrow
  148. Rufous-Crowned Sparrow
  149. Bewick's Wren
  150. Verdin
  151. Phainopepla
  152. Townsend's Solitaire
  153. Horned Lark
  154. Chestnut-Collared Longspur
  155. Brewer's Sparrow
  156. White-Breasted Nuthatch
  157. Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay
  158. Bushtit
  159. Acorn Woodpecker
  160. Red-Naped Sapsucker
  161. Western Bluebird
  162. Greater Roadrunner
  163. (Reeves) Snow Goose
  164. Pacific Loon
  165. Eared Grebe
  166. Common Merganser
  167. Canada Goose
  168. American Wigeon
  169. Hooded Merganser
  170. Ross's Goose
  171. Green-Winged Teal
  172. Bonaparte's Gull
  173. Least Sandpiper
  174. Northern Flicker
  175. (Culberson) Black-Throated Sparrow
  176. Ferruginous Hawk
  177. Song Sparrow
  178. JAN. 4 (El Paso) Rufous-Backed Robin
  179. Sagebrush Sparrow
  180. (Culberson) Sage Thrasher
  181. Spotted Towhee
  182. Juniper Titmouse
  183. Cassin's Finch
  184. (Lubbock) Cackling Goose
  185. JAN. 5 (Dallam) Prairie Falcon
  186. Rough-Legged Hawk
  187. American Tree Sparrow
  188. Merlin
  189. Lapland Longspur
  190. McCown's Longspur
  191. Brown-Headed Cowbird
  192. (Lubbock) Eurasian Wigeon
  193. JAN. 6 (Runnels) Lark Sparrow
  194. (McMullen) Spotted Rail
  195. Ring-Necked Duck
  196. Least Grebe
  197. Marsh Wren
  198. Sora
  199. Cinnamon Teal
  200. Canvasback
  201. Green Jay
  202. Long-Tailed Duck
  203. (Live Oak) Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher
  204. Green-Tailed Towhee
  205. White-Eyed Vireo
  206. JAN. 7 (Brooks) Black-and-White Warbler
  207. Black-Throated Gray Warbler
  208. Tropical Parula
  209. (Hidalgo) Altamira Oriole
  210. Crimson-Collared Grosbeak
  211. Clay-Colored Thrush
  212. Zone-Tailed Hawk
  213. White-Tipped Dove
  214. Olive Sparrow
  215. Common Pauraque
  216. Elegant Trogon
  217. Black-Chinned Hummingbird
  218. Pacific-Slope Flycatcher
  219. Plain Chachalaca
  220. Ruby-Throated Hummingbird
  221. Wilson's Warbler
  222. Black-Throated Green Warbler
  223. Blue Bunting
  224. Dusky-Capped Flycatcher
  225. Buff-Bellied Hummingbird
  226. Green Parakeet
  227. Bronzed Cowbird
  228. JAN. 8 (Hidalgo) Cattle Egret
  229. Common Ground-Dove
  230. Ruddy Ground-Dove
  231. Cassin's Sparrow
  232. Hermit Warbler
  233. Red-Crowned Parrot
  234. Gray Hawk
  235. (Cameron) Northern Rough-Winged Swallow
  236. King Rail
  237. Hammond's Flycatcher
  238. Ringed Kingfisher
  239. Common Black-Hawk
  240. Green Kingfisher
  241. Black Phoebe
  242. Solitary Sandpiper
  243. Anna's Hummingbird
  244. JAN. 9 (Cameron) Green Heron
  245. Black Skimmer
  246. Black-Bellied Plover
  247. Dunlin
  248. Yellow Warbler (Mangrove)
  249. Clapper Rail
  250. Lesser Yellowlegs
  251. Sandwich Tern
  252. White-Tailed Kite
  253. Gull-Billed Tern
  254. (Kenedy) Great Horned Owl
  255. (Nueces) Sprague's Pipit
  256. JAN. 10 (Nueces) Lesser Black-Backed Gull
  257. JAN. 11 (Nueces) American Avocet
  258. Greater Scaup
  259. Fulvous Whistling-Duck
  260. (Brooks) Rose-Throated Becard
  261. (Hidalgo) Monk Parakeet
  262. Yellow-Headed Blackbird
  263. JAN. 12 (Hidalgo) Nashville Warbler
  264. Least Flycatcher
  265. Cave Swallow
  266. (Nueces) Sedge Wren
  267. Short-Eared Owl
  268. JAN. 13 (Nueces) American Bittern
  269. Wilson's Snipe
  270. Aplomado Falcon
  271. Peregrine Falcon
  272. JAN. 14 (Hidalgo) Rufous Hummingbird
  273. Audubon's Oriole
  274. Hooded Oriole
  275. JAN. 15 (Nueces) Short-Billed Dowitcher
  276. Western Sandpiper
  277. Fox Sparrow
  278. Marbled Godwit
  279. American Oystercatcher
  280. JAN. 16 (Nueces) Barn Owl
  281. JAN. 17 (Refugio) Barred Owl
  282. Lesser Nighthawk
  283. (Calhoun) Virginia Rail
  284. Least Bittern
  285. Swamp Sparrow
  286. Surf Scoter
  287. (Refugio) Eastern Screech-Owl
  288. JAN. 18 (Nueces) Long-Billed Dowitcher
  289. JAN. 19 (Chambers) Broad-Billed Hummingbird
  290. Blue Jay
  291. Purple Finch
  292. (Galveston) Fork-Tailed Flycatcher
  293. (Brazoria) Brown Creeper
  294. Winter Wren
  295. American Woodcock
  296. JAN. 20 (Brazoria) Brown Thrasher
  297. White-Throated Sparrow
  298. Henslow's Sparrow
  299. Harris's Sparrow
  300. (Matagorda) Bald Eagle
  301. JAN. 21 (Nueces) Greater White-Fronted Goose
  302. (Jim Wells) Grasshopper Sparrow
  303. JAN. 22 (Hidalgo) Black-Throated Blue Warbler
  304. (Cameron) Lazuli Bunting
  305. Golden-Crowned Warbler
  306. JAN. 24 (Victoria) Calliope Hummingbird
  307. American Pipit
  308. JAN. 25 (Bexar) Mute Swan
  309. Egyptian Goose
  310. (Travis) Rusty Blackbird
  311. JAN. 26 (Dallas) Little Gull
  312. Eastern Towhee
  313. (Rains) Smith's Longspur
  314. JAN. 27 (Smith) Brown-Headed Nuthatch
  315. Hairy Woodpecker
  316. JAN. 29 (Aransas) LeConte's Sparrow
  317. JAN. 31 (Nueces) Brown Booby
  318. FEB. 1 (Jim Wells) Clay-Colored Sparrow
  319. FEB. 2 (Aransas) Field Sparrow
  320. FEB. 5 (Nueces) Ash-Throated Flycatcher
  321. FEB. 8 (Hidalgo) Long-Eared Owl
  322. Purple Martin
  323. Hook-Billed Kite
  324. (Starr) Mexican Duck
  325. Morelet's Seedeater
  326. Northern Bobwhite
  327. FEB. 9 (Starr) Black-Tailed Gnatcatcher
  328. (Hidalgo) Painted Redstart
  329. FEB. 10 (Nueces) Stilt Sandpiper
  330. FEB. 13 (Kleberg) Red Knot
  331. FEB. 14 (Kleberg) Pomarine Jaeger
  332. FEB. 22 (Cameron) Wild Turkey
  333. FEB. 24 (Nueces) Barn Swallow
  334. FEB. 27 (Nueces) Cliff Swallow
  335. MAR. 1 (Swisher) Golden Eagle
  336. MAR. 2 (Cochran) Lesser Prairie-Chicken
  337. (Randall) Evening Grosbeak
  338. Williamson's Sapsucker
  339. Ring-Necked Pheasant
  340. MAR. 3 (Kleberg) Northern Gannet
  341. MAR. 4 (Kleberg) Wilson's Plover
  342. (Nueces) Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher
  343. MAR. 7 (Hidalgo) Broad-Winged Hawk
  344. Great Crested Flycatcher
  345. MAR. 8 (Hidalgo) Indigo Bunting
  346. MAR. 10 (Nueces) Pectoral Sandpiper
  347. Common Tern
  348. Swallow-Tailed Kite
  349. (Aransas) Eastern Whip-Poor-Will
  350. MAR. 16 (Hidalgo) Louisiana Waterthrush
  351. MAR. 17 (Nueces) Semipalmated Sandpiper
  352. American Golden-Plover
  353. MAR. 18 (Nueces) Northern Parula
  354. MAR. 19 (Nueces) Hooded Warbler
  355. Least Tern
  356. MAR. 20 (Nueces) Bank Swallow
  357. MAR. 22 (Colorado) Greater Prairie-Chicken (Attwater's)
  358. (Harris) Scaly-Breasted Munia
  359. Red-Vented Bulbul
  360. (Angelina) Bachman's Sparrow
  361. Red-Cockaded Woodpecker
  362. MAR. 23 (Hardin) Fish Crow
  363. (Jefferson) Glossy Ibis
  364. (Fort Bend) Purple Gallinule
  365. MAR. 28 (Nueces) Upland Sandpiper
  366. Baird's Sandpiper
  367. Wood Thrush
  368. MAR. 29 (Hidalgo) Yellow-Faced Grassquit
  369. MAR. 30 (Jim Wells) Bullock's Oriole
  370. (Nueces) Chimney Swift
  371. Worm-Eating Warbler
  372. Swainson's Warbler
  373. Chuck-Will's-Widow
  374. Whimbrel
  375. American Redstart
  376. Orchard Oriole
  377. Franklin's Gull
  378. (Brooks) Summer Tanager
  379. MAR. 31 (Hidalgo) Brown-Crested Flycatcher
  380. Swainson's Hawk
  381. APR. 2 (Nueces) Prothonotary Warbler
  382. Red-Eyed Vireo
  383. Eastern Kingbird
  384. APR. 3 (Nueces) Yellow-Breasted Chat
  385. Rose-Breasted Grosbeak
  386. Blue-Winged Warbler
  387. APR. 5 (Galveston) Great Black-Backed Gull
  388. APR. 6 (Nueces) Scarlet Tanager
  389. Magnificent Frigatebird
  390. APR. 7 (Aransas) Palm Warbler
  391. Sooty Tern
  392. APR. 8 (Nueces) Buff-Breasted Sandpiper
  393. (Cameron) Swainson's Thrush
  394. (Hidalgo) Elf Owl
  395. APR. 9 (Hidalgo) Wilson's Phalarope
  396. Northern Waterthrush
  397. APR. 10 (Starr) Western Kingbird
  398. Red-Billed Pigeon
  399. (Nueces) Ovenbird
  400. Tennessee Warbler
  401. APR. 11 (Nueces) Black Tern
  402. Painted Bunting
  403. Baltimore Oriole
  404. Blue Grosbeak
  405. Yellow-Billed Cuckoo
  406. Kentucky Warbler
  407. APR. 14 (Nueces) Common Nighthawk
  408. (Val Verde) Canyon Wren
  409. Bell's Vireo
  410. Scaled Quail
  411. (Pecos) Western Tanager
  412. (Brewster) Violet-Green Swallow
  413. Cassin's Kingbird
  414. Scott's Oriole
  415. APR. 15 (Brewster) White-Throated Swift
  416. Crissal Thrasher
  417. Lucifer Hummingbird
  418. APR. 16 (Brewster) Mexican Jay
  419. Virginia's Warbler
  420. Townsend's Warbler
  421. Grace's Warbler
  422. Blue-Throated Mountain-Gem
  423. Lucy's Warbler
  424. APR. 17 (Brewster) Western Wood-Pewee
  425. Plumbeous Vireo
  426. (Presidio) Gambel's Quail
  427. Red-Necked Phalarope
  428. APR. 18 (Reeves) Western Grebe
  429. Clark's Grebe
  430. APR. 19 (Jeff Davis) Rivoli's Hummingbird
  431. Broad-Tailed Hummingbird
  432. Mountain Chickadee
  433. Black-Headed Grosbeak
  434. Black-Chinned Sparrow
  435. APR. 20 (Kimble) Black-Capped Vireo
  436. Yellow-Throated Vireo
  437. Golden-Cheeked Warbler
  438. APR. 21 (Nueces) Gray-Cheeked Thrush
  439. Acadian Flycatcher
  440. Dickcissel
  441. Black-Billed Cuckoo
  442. Eastern Wood-Pewee
  443. Bay-Breasted Warbler
  444. Veery
  445. APR. 22 (Cameron) Tamaulipas Crow
  446. Cape May Warbler
  447. Philadelphia Vireo
  448. Warbling Vireo
  449. (Nueces) Hudsonian Godwit
  450. White-Rumped Sandpiper
  451. APR. 23 (Nueces) Olive-Sided Flycatcher
  452. Chestnut-Sided Warbler
  453. Blackburnian Warbler
  454. MacGillivray's Warbler
  455. APR. 24 (Nueces) Bobolink
  456. Cerulean Warbler
  457. Canada Warbler
  458. APR. 25 (Nueces) Golden-Winged Warbler
  459. APR. 26 (Nueces) Blackpoll Warbler
  460. APR. 27 (Jim Wells) Groove-Billed Ani
  461. (Nueces) Magnolia Warbler
  462. APR. 30 (Nueces) Alder Flycatcher
  463. MAY 1 (Nueces) Willow Flycatcher
  464. Common Poorwill
  465. MAY 3 (Refugio) Mississippi Kite
  466. (Jasper) Prairie Warbler
  467. MAY 4 (Cameron) Flame-Colored Tanager
  468. Yellow-Green Vireo
  469. MAY 5 (Cameron) Black-Whiskered Vireo
  470. Yellow-Bellied Flycatcher
  471. MAY 7 (Brazoria) Black Rail
  472. MAY 10 (Fort Bend) Limpkin
  473. MAY 11 (El Paso) Yellow-Billed Loon
  474. (Jeff Davis) Mexican Whip-Poor-Will
  475. Western Screech-Owl
  476. MAY 12 (Jeff Davis) Montezuma Quail
  477. Gray Flycatcher
  478. Hepatic Tanager
  479. MAY 13 (Brewster) Dusky Flycatcher
  480. Gray Vireo
  481. Varied Bunting
  482. MAY 14 (Brewster) Cordilleran Flycatcher
  483. Colima Warbler
  484. Cassin's Vireo
  485. MAY 18 (Starr) Muscovy Duck
  486. MAY 22 (Cameron) Gray Kingbird
  487. MAY 24 (Kenedy) Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl
  488. Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet
  489. Botteri's Sparrow
  490. JUN. 5 (Nueces) Parasitic Jaeger
  491. JUN. 10 (Nueces) Masked Booby
  492. Band-Rumped Storm-Petrel
  493. JUN. 19 (Nueces) Bridled Tern
  494. JUN. 27 (Nueces) Leach's Storm-Petrel
  495. JUL. 2 (Nueces) Wood Stork
  496. JUL. 6 (Nueces) Green-Breasted Mango
  497. JUL. 18 (Hidalgo) Mexican Violetear
  498. AUG. 9 (Jeff Davis) Costa's Hummingbird
  499. Steller's Jay
  500. AUG. 11 (Brewster) Hutton's Vireo
  501. Band-Tailed Pigeon
  502. Flammulated Owl
  503. AUG. 19 (Aransas) Sooty Shearwater
  504. AUG. 23 (Aransas) Long-Tailed Jaeger
  505. AUG. 30 (Nueces) Mourning Warbler
  506. SEP. 18 (Nueces) Cory's Shearwater
  507. Audubon's Shearwater
  508. SEP. 23 (El Paso) Red Phalarope
  509. Sabine's Gull
  510. OCT. 11 (Jefferson) Sulphur-Bellied Flycatcher
  511. OCT. 12 (Cameron) American Flamingo
  512. OCT. 21 (Harris) Greater Pewee

 

NON-REVIEW SPECIES I STILL HAVE NOT SEEN IN 2021

  1. Tundra Swan
  2. White-Winged Scoter
  3. Red-Throated Loon
  4. Yellow Rail
  5. California Gull
  6. Glaucous Gull
  7. Spotted Owl
  8. Lewis's Woodpecker
  9. Northern Shrike
  10. Pygmy Nuthatch
  11. Red-Faced Warbler
  12. Baird's Sparrow