Southern Texas 2011
17-24 Apr 2011
by Henry Detwiler

Starting with a pair of Whooping Cranes on Sunday the 17th, twelve fine Swedish birders and I had the pleasure of touring Texas together.

Yellow Rail
Muscovy Duck
Green Parakeet
Clay-colored Robin
Buff-bellied Hummingbird
Golden-cheeked Warbler
Common Loon
Least Grebe
Pied-billed Grebe
Magnificent Frigatebird
Brown Pelican
American White Pelican
Double-crested Cormorant
Neotropic Cormorant
Black-crowned Night Heron
Cattle Egret
Great Egret
Great Blue Heron
Green Heron
Least Bittern
Little Blue Heron
Reddish Egret
Snowy Egret
Tricolored Heron
Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Roseate Spoonbill
White Ibis
White-faced Ibis
Whooping Crane
Black-bellied Whistling Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Fulvous Whistling Duck
Mottled Duck
Red-breasted Merganser
Northern Shoveler
Wood Duck
Virginia Rail
Clapper Rail
Common Moorhen
American Coot
King Rail
Purple Gallinule
American Oystercatcher
American Avocet
Black-necked Stilt
Wilson's Plover
Black-bellied Plover
American Golden Plover
Piping Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Snowy Plover
Baird's Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Wilson's Snipe
Greater Yellowlegs
Least Sandpiper
Lesser Yellowlegs
Long-billed Curlew

Long-billed Dowitcher
Marbled Godwit
Pectoral Sandpiper
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Short-billed Dowitcher
Solitary Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper
Upland Sandpiper
Herring Gull
Laughing Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Caspian Tern
Forster's Tern
Black Skimmer
Black Tern
Common Tern
Gull-billed Tern
Least Tern
Royal Tern
Sandwich Tern
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Harris' Hawk
Swainson's Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Gray Hawk
Northern Harrier
Red-tailed Hawk
Mississippi Kite
White-tailed Kite
Swallow-tailed Kite
American Kestrel
Crested Caracara
Peregrine Falcon
Wild Turkey
Plain Chachalaca
Eurasian Collared Dove
Inca Dove
Common Ground-Dove
Mourning Dove
Rock Pigeon
White-winged Dove
White-tipped Dove
Red-billed Pigeon
Greater Roadrunner
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Eastern Screech Owl
Elf Owl
Common Nighthawk
Common Pauraque
Chimney Swift
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Ringed Kingfisher
Downy Woodpecker

Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-cockaded Woodpecker
Red-headed Woodpecker
Couch's Kingbird
Acadian Flycatcher
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Black Phoebe
Brown-crested Flycatcher
Eastern Wood Pewee
Eastern Kingbird
Great Crested Flycatcher
Great Kiskadee
Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Tropical Kingbird
Vermilion Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Horned Lark
Bank Swallow
Barn Swallow
Cave Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Purple Martin
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Tree Swallow
Blue Jay
Green Jay
American Crow
Fish Crow
Chihuahuan Raven
Common Raven
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Brown-headed Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Carolina Wren
Cactus Wren
Sedge Wren
Eastern Bluebird
Swainson's Thrush
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Loggerhead Shrike
Brown Thrasher
Curve-billed Thrasher
Long-billed Thrasher
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
European Starling
Bell's Vireo
Hutton's Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Warbling Vireo
White-eyed Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
American Redstart
Nashville Warbler
Swainson's Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Hooded Warbler
Magnolia Warbler
N. Parula
N. Waterthrush
Orange-crowned Warbler
Palm Warbler
Pine Warbler
Prothonotary Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Canyon Towhee
Northern Cardinal
Indigo Bunting
Painted Bunting
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Spotted Towhee
Cassin's Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Lark Bunting
Lark Sparrow
Olive Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Altamira Oriole
Scott's Oriole
Boat-tailed Grackle
Bronzed Cowbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Common Grackle
Eastern Meadowlark
Great-tailed Grackle
Hooded Oriole
Bullock's Oriole
Baltimore Oriole
Orchard Oriole
Red-winged Blackbird
Scarlet Tanager
Summer Tanager
Western Tanager
Yellow-headed Blackbird
House Sparrow
House Finch
Lesser Goldfinch
Pine Siskin
Black-capped Vireo
White-tailed Hawk
Black-crested Titmouse
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow
Seaside Sparrow

Smith Woods Rookery, High Island

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