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Upper Texas Coast Bird Gallery


Many thanks to the photographers who have shared their photos with us and make this gallery possible. They include Helen Baines, Robert Behrstock, Fred Collins, Bill Duke, Barbara Edmondson, Ben Hulsey, Eric Jorgeson, Joanne Kamo, Joseph Kennedy, Mark Kulstad, Greg Lavaty (www.TexasTargetBirds.com), Chris Litherland, Steve Matherly, Lynn McCarty, David McDonald, Robert McFarlane, John Miers, Alan Murphy, John R. Nelson, Wayne Nicholas, and Wayne Wendel.

Ducks, Geese & Swans
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
Fulvous Whistling-Duck
Greater White-fronted Goose
Snow Goose
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
American Wigeon
Gadwall
Mottled Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Ring-necked Duck
Canvasback
Redhead
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck

Quail
Northern Bobwhite

Loons
Common Loon

Grebes
Least Grebe
Pied-billed Grebe
Eared Grebe

Boobies
Northern Gannet

Pelicans
American White Pelican
Brown Pelican

Cormorants
Neotropic Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant

Darters
Anhinga

Frigatebirds
Magnificent Frigatebird

Herons, Egrets & Bitterns
American Bittern
Least Bittern
Great Blue Heron
Little Blue Heron
Tricolored Heron
Reddish Egret
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Cattle Egret
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Ibises & Spoonbills
White Ibis
White-faced Ibis
Roseate Spoonbill

Storks
Wood Stork

New World Vultures
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture

Hawks & Allies
Osprey
Swallow-tailed Kite
White-tailed Kite
Mississippi Kite
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Harris's Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Swainson's Hawk
White-tailed Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Ferruginous Hawk

Falcons & Caracaras
Crested Caracara
American Kestrel
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon

Rails, Gallinules & Coots
Yellow Rail
Black Rail
Clapper Rail
King Rail
Virginia Rail
Sora
Purple Gallinule
Common Gallinule
American Coot

Cranes
Sandhill Crane

Plovers & Lapwings
Black-bellied Plover
American Golden-Plover
Snowy Plover
Wilson's Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Piping Plover
Killdeer

Oystercatchers
American Oystercatcher

Stilts & Avocets
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet

Sandpipers, Phalaropes & Allies
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs
Willet
Lesser Yellowlegs
Upland Sandpiper
Whimbrel
Long-billed Curlew
Marbled Godwit
Hudsonian Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot
Sanderling
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Baird's Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Dunlin
Stilt Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Ruff
Short-billed Dowitcher
Long-billed Dowitcher
Wilson's Snipe
American Woodcock
Wilson's Phalarope

Gulls, Terns, & Skimmers
Bonaparte's Gull
Laughing Gull
Franklin's Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
Black Tern
Royal Tern
Sandwich Tern
Common Tern
Forster's Tern
Least Tern
Black Skimmer

Skuas and Jaegers
Pomarine Jaeger

Pigeons & Doves
Rock Pigeon
Ringed Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Collared-Dove
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
Inca Dove
Common Ground-Dove

Parrots
Monk Parakeet

Cuckoos & Allies
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo
Greater Roadrunner
Groove-billed Ani

Owls
Barn Owl
Eastern Screech-Owl
Great Horned Owl
Burrowing Owl
Barred Owl
Short-eared Owl

Nighthawks & Nightjars
Common Nighthawk
Chuck-will's-widow


Swifts
Chimney Swift

Hummingbirds
Buff-bellied Hummingbird
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Anna's Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird

Kingfishers
Belted Kingfisher

Woodpeckers
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Red-cockaded Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker

Tyrant Flycatchers
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Acadian Flycatcher
Alder Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
Least Flycatcher
Eastern Phoebe
Great Crested Flycatcher
Great Kiskadee
Couch's Kingbird
Western Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Vermilion Flycatcher

Shrikes
Loggerhead Shrike

Vireos
White-eyed Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo

Crows & Jays
Blue Jay
American Crow

Larks
Horned Lark

Swallows & Martins
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Bank Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow

Chickadees & Titmice
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse

Nuthatches & Creepers
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Brown-headed Nuthatch
Brown Creeper

Wrens
Rock Wren
Carolina Wren
House Wren
Winter Wren
Sedge Wren
Marsh Wren

Kinglets
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Gnatcatchers
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Thrushes
Eastern Bluebird
Veery
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Swainson's Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Wood Thrush
American Robin

Mockingbirds & Thrashers
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher

Starlings & Mynas
European Starling

Wagtails & Pipits
American Pipit
Sprague's Pipit

Bulbuls
Red-vented Bulbul

Waxwings
Cedar Waxwing

Cerulean Warbler
Cerulean Warbler © Greg Lavaty

Wood-Warblers
Ovenbird
Worm-eating Warbler
Louisiana Waterthrush
Northern Waterthrush
Golden-winged Warbler
Blue-winged Warbler
"Brewster's" Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
Prothonotary Warbler
Swainson's Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Mourning Warbler
Kentucky Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Hooded Warbler
American Redstart
Cape May Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Northern Parula
Magnolia Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Palm Warbler
Pine Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Prairie Warbler
Hermit Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Canada Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat

New World Sparrows
Eastern Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow
Henslow's Sparrow
Le Conte's Sparrow
Nelson's Sparrow
Seaside Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Harris's Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco

Cardinals & Allies
Scarlet Tanager
Summer Tanager
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting
Painted Bunting
Dickcissel

Blackbirds, Orioles, & Allies
Bobolink
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Meadowlark
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Rusty Blackbird
Brewer's Blackbird
Common Grackle
Boat-tailed Grackle
Great-tailed Grackle
Bronzed Cowbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Orchard Oriole
Bullock's Oriole
Baltimore Oriole

Finches
House Finch
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch

Old Wood Sparrows
House Sparrow

Weavers
Orange Bishop

Estrildid Finches
Nutmeg Mannikin

 
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