San Antonio Audubon Society

Bird Sightings Form

Please report all bird sightings in Bexar County and surrounding areas of south-central Texas. These records help keep track of the numbers and locations of avian life in our area, and can be used to track individual species' population and density, among other things. Questions about the bird sightings? Call the SAAS (210-308-6788), or e-mail < >. We THANK YOU for sending in your bird reports.

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Please enter the total number of individual birds that you saw at this location on this date. Entries may include approximations ("~20" or "approx 20") and abbreviations ("juv", "nest", etc.). Additional notes (incl. family/genus-only sightings) can be added at the end.

Loons Common Loon

  Red-throated Loon
  Pacific Loon
Grebes Least Grebe
  Pied-billed Grebe 

  Western Grebe

  Horned Grebe 
  Eared Grebe 
  Red-necked Grebe
  Clark's Grebe
Pelicans American White Pelican 
  Brown Pelican
Cormorants Double-crested cormorant 
  Neotropic Cormorant
Darters Anhinga
Frigatebirds Magnificent Frigatebird
Bitterns, Egrets, Herons American Bittern 
  Least Bittern
  Great Blue Heron 
  Great Egret 
  Snowy Egret 
  Little Blue Heron 
  Tricolored Heron
  Reddish Egret
  Cattle Egret 
  Green Heron 
  Black-crowned Night-heron 
  Yellow-crowned Night-heron 
Ibises, Spoonbills White Ibis
  Glossy Ibis
  White-faced Ibis
  Roseate Spoonbill
Storks Wood Stork
Whistling-Ducks Fulvous Whistling-Duck
  Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
Swans, Geese, Ducks Tundra Swan 
  Mute Swan
  Trumpeter Swan
  Greater White-fronted Goose 
  Snow Goose 
  Ross' Goose 
  Canada Goose 
  Wood Duck 
  American Wigeon
  American Black Duck
  Mottled Duck
  Blue-winged Teal
  Cinnamon Teal
  Northern Shoveler
  Northern Pintail
  Green-winged Teal
  Ring-necked Duck
  Lesser Scaup
  Greater Scaup
  Common Goldeneye
Sea Ducks Long-tailed Duck
Scoters Black Scoter
  Surf Scoter
  White-winged Scoter
Mergansers Hooded Merganser
  Common Merganser
  Red-breasted Merganser
  Ruddy Duck
Vultures Turkey Vulture
  Black Vulture
Kites, Hawks, Eagles Osprey
  White-tailed Kite
  Mississippi Kite
  Swallow-tailed Kite
  Golden Eagle
  Bald Eagle
  Northern Harrier
  Sharp-shinned Hawk
  Cooper's Hawk
  Northern Goshawk
  Harris' Hawk
  Common Black-hawk
  Red-shouldered Hawk
  Broad-winged Hawk
  Swainson's Hawk
  White-tailed Hawk
  Zone-tailed Hawk
  Red-tailed Hawk
  Ferruginous Hawk
  Rough-legged Hawk
  Crested Caracara
Falcons American Kestrel
  Prairie Falcon
  Peregrine Falcon
Turkey, Quail Wild Turkey
  Montezuma Quail
  Northern Bobwhite
  Scaled Quail
Rails, Coots King Rail
  Virginia Rail
  American Coot
  Common Moorhen
  Purple Gallinule
Cranes Sandhill Crane
  Whooping Crane
Plovers Black-bellied Plover
  American Golden-Plover
  Snowy Plover
  Wilson's Plover
  Semipalmated Plover
  Piping Plover
  Mountain Plover
Stilts, Avocets Black-necked Stilt
  American Avocet
Sandpipers Greater Yellowlegs
  Lesser Yellowlegs
  Solitary Sandpiper
  Spotted Sandpiper
  Upland Sandpiper
  Long-billed Curlew
  Hudsonian Curlew
  Marbled Godwit
  Ruddy Turnstone
  Semipalmated Sandpiper
  Western Sandpiper
  Least Sandpiper
  White-rumped Sandpiper
  Baird's Sandpiper
  Pectoral Sandpiper
  Stilt Sandpiper
  Red Knot
  Short-billed Dowitcher
  Long-billed Dowitcher
  Wilson's Snipe
  Buff-breasted Sandpiper
  American Woodcock
  Wilson's Phalarope
  Red-necked Phalarope
  Red Phalarope 
Gulls Franklin's Gull
  Bonaparte's Gull
  Mew Gull
  Ring-billed Gull
  Herring Gull
  Laughing Gull
  Little Gull
  California Gull
  Lesser Black-backed Gull
  Western Gull
  Glaucous Gull
  Black-legged Kittiwake
  Sabine's Gull
Terns Forster's Tern
  Common Tern
  Gull-billed Tern
  Caspian Tern
  Least Tern
  Royal Tern
  Sooty Tern
  Black Tern
  Black Skimmer
Pigeons, Doves Eurasian Collared-dove
  Rock Dove
  White-winged Dove
  Mourning Dove
  Inca Dove
  Common Ground-dove
Parrots, Parakeets Green Parakeet
Cuckoos Yellow-billed Cuckoo
  Black-billed Cuckoo
  Greater Roadrunner
  Groove-billed Ani
Owls Barn Owl
  Eastern Screech-Owl
  Western Screech-Owl
  Great Horned Owl
  Long-eared Owl
  Short-eared Owl
  Burrowing Owl
  Barred Owl
Nightjars Common Nighthawk
  Lesser Nighthawk
  Common Poorwill
  Common Pauraque
Swifts Chimney Swift
Hummingbirds Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  Black-chinned Hummingbird
  Anna's Hummingbird
  Broad-tailed Hummingbird
  Rufous Hummingbird
  Allen's Hummingbird
Kingfishers Ringed Kingfisher
  Belted Kingfisher
  Green Kingfisher
Woodpeckers Red-headed Woodpecker
  Golden-fronted Woodpecker
  Red-bellied Woodpecker
  Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
  Ladder-backed Woodpecker
  Downy Woodpecker
  Northern Flicker
Flycatchers Olive-sided Flycatcher
  Western Wood-pewee
  Greater Pewee
  Eastern Wood-pewee
  Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
  Least Flycatcher
  Acadian Flycatcher
  Willow Flycatcher
  Cordilleran Flycatcher
  Alder Flycatcher
  Black Phoebe
  Eastern Phoebe
  Say's Phoebe
  Vermilion Flycatcher
  Great-crested Flycatcher
  Ash-throated Flycatcher
  Brown-crested Flycatcher
  Great Kiskadee
  Cassin's Kingbird
  Western Kingbird
  Eastern Kingbird
  Couch's Kingbird
  Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Shrikes Loggerhead Shrike
Vireos Bell's Vireo
  White-eyed Vireo
  Black-capped Vireo
  Plumbeous Vireo
  Blue-headed Vireo
  Cassin's Vireo
  Yellow-throated Vireo
  Warbling Vireo
  Philadelphia Vireo
  Red-eyed Vireo
Jays, Crows, Ravens Blue Jay
  Green Jay
  Western Scrub-Jay
  American Crow
  Common Raven
Larks Horned Lark
Swallows Purple Martin
  Tree Swallow
  Northern Rough-winged Swallow
  Bank Swallow
  Cliff Swallow
  Barn Swallow
  Cave Swallow
Chickadees, Titmice Carolina Chickadee
  Black-crested Titmouse
Verdins Verdin
Bushtits Bushtit
Nuthatches Red-breasted Nuthatch
  White-breasted Nuthatch
Creepers Brown Creeper
Dippers American Dipper
Wrens Cactus Wren
  Rock Wren
  Canyon Wren
  Carolina Wren
  Bewick's Wren
  House Wren
  Winter Wren
  Marsh Wren
  Sedge Wren
Kinglets, Gnatcatchers Golden-crowned Kinglet
  Ruby-crowned Kinglet
  Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
  Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
Thrushes Eastern Bluebird
  Western Bluebird
  Mountain Bluebird
  Townsend's Solitaire
  Gray-cheeked Thrush
  Swainson's Thrush
  Hermit Thrush
  American Robin
  Wood Thrush
Mimics, Thrashers Gray Catbird
  Northern Mockingbird
  Sage Thrasher
  Brown Thrasher
  Curve-billed Thrasher
  Long-billed Thrasher
Pipits American Pipit
  Sprague's Pipit
Waxwings Cedar Waxwing
  Bohemian Waxwing
Starlings European Starling
Warblers Blue-winged Warbler
  Tennessee Warbler
  Orange-crowned Warbler
  Nashville Warbler
  Golden-winged Warbler
  Golden-cheeked Warbler
  Northern Parula
  Yellow Warbler
  Chestnut-sided Warbler
  Black-throated Blue Warbler
  Yellow-rumped Warbler
  Black-throated Gray Warbler
  Townsend's Warbler
  Black-throated Green Warbler
  Blackburnian Warbler
  Pine Warbler
  Palm Warbler
  Cape May Warbler
  Magnolia Warbler
  Hermit Warbler
  Yellow-throated Warbler
  Grace's Warbler
  Prairie Warbler
  Bay-breasted Warbler
  Blackpoll Warbler
  Cerulean Warbler
  Black-and-white Warbler
  American Redstart
  Prothonotary Warbler
  Northern Waterthrush
  Louisiana Waterthrush
  Worm-eating Warbler
  Swainson's Warbler
  MacGillivray's Warbler
  Kentucky Warbler
  Connecticut Warbler
  Mourning Warbler
  Common Yellowthroat
  Wilson's Warbler
  Hooded Warbler
  Canada Warbler
  Yellow-breasted Chat
Tanagers Scarlet Tanager
  Summer Tanager
  Western Tanager
  Hepatic Tanager
Towhees Green-tailed Towhee
  Canyon Towhee
  Spotted Towhee
  Eastern Towhee
  Olive Sparrow
Sparrows Cassin's Sparrow
  Rufous-crowned Sparrow
  American Tree Sparrow
  Chipping Sparrow
  Clay-colored Sparrow
  Field Sparrow
  Vesper Sparrow
  Sage Sparrow
  Black-throated Sparrow
  Lark Sparrow
  Lark Bunting
  Savannah Sparrow
  Baird's Sparrow
  Grasshopper Sparrow
  Henslow's Sparrow
  LeConte's Sparrow
  Fox Sparrow
  Song Sparrow
  Lincoln's Sparrow
  Swamp Sparrow
  White-throated Sparrow
  White-crowned Sparrow
  Harris' Sparrow
  Dark-eyed Junco
Longspurs McCown's Longspur
  Lapland Longspur
  Chestnut-collared Longspur
  Smith's Longspur
Cardinals, Grosbeaks Northern Cardinal
  Rose-breasted Grosbeak
  Black-headed Grosbeak
  Blue Grosbeak
Buntings Lazuli Bunting
  Indigo Bunting
  Painted Bunting
  Varied Bunting
Blackbirds, Orioles Red-winged Blackbird
  Eastern Meadowlark
  Western Meadowlark
  Yellow-headed Blackbird
  Brewer's Blackbird
  Rusty Blackbird
  Great-tailed Grackle
  Common Grackle
  Brown-headed Cowbird
  Bronzed Cowbird
  Orchard Oriole
  Audubon's Oriole
  Altamira Oriole
  Bullock's Oriole
  Baltimore Oriole
  Scott's Oriole
  Hooded Oriole
Finches Purple Finch
  House Finch
  Red Crossbill
  Pine Siskin
  Lesser Goldfinch
  American Goldfinch
  Evening Grosbeak
Old World Sparrows House Sparrow

Additional Notes (e.g., family/genus-only sightings [hawk sp., sparrow sp.], gender, vocalizations, plumage [winter, breeding, fall], subspecies, juvenile/adult, behavior, unusual location, etc.):

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