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Chaetura pelagica The Chimney Swift is one of about 80 species worldwide and four that regularly occur in North America (Terres 1982).  It is  the most common swift in the eastern half of the continent, and one of only two species of breeding swifts in Texas (Oberholser 1974). DISTRIBUTION:  In 1925, Chimney Swifts were seldom seen in central Texas.  By 1940 they were relatively common in Austin.  Oberholser notes that in the 1950s and 1960s their breeding range had spread west and south but was still confined to… Read More →

Species Accounts

Waterfowl – -> Black-bellied Whistling Duck,  Harold H. Burgess Fulvous Whistling Duck, Robert C. Tweit Canada Goose,  Robert C. Tweit Muscovy Duck, , Robert C. Tweit Wood Duck,  Robert C. Tweit Gadwall ,  Robert C. Tweit Mallard,  Kenneth D. Seyffert “Mexican Duck” ,  Robert C. Tweit Mottled Duck,  William P. Johnson Blue-winged Teal ,  Elizabeth R. Loos & William P. Johnson Cinnamon Teal ,  Robert C. Tweit Northern Shoveler ,  Robert C. Tweit Northern Pintail ,  Robert C. Tweit Green-winged Teal ,  Robert C. Tweit Redhead,  Robert C…. Read More →