Backyard Birds of Texas

Around 672 backyard bird species live in Texas. Some of them are common, and some are pretty rare. The common ones are frequent visitors to your lawn or feeders. If you are confused about which bird species you spotted in your backyard, this list with pictures could prove to be helpful in their identification.

Backyard Birds of Texas (TX)

List of Backyard Birds of Texas

  • American Crow
  • American Goldfinch
  • American Robin
  • Barn Swallow
  • Bewick’s Wren
  • Black-chinned Hummingbird
  • Blue Jay
  • Broad-tailed Hummingbird
  • Brown-headed Cowbird
  • Buff-bellied Hummingbird
  • Carolina Chickadee
  • Carolina Wren
  • Cedar Waxwing
  • Chimney Swift
  • Chipping Sparrow
  • Dark-eyed Junco
  • Downy / Ladder-back Woodpecker
  • Eastern Bluebird
  • Eastern Phoebe
  • European Starling
  • Green Jay
  • House Finch
  • House Sparrow
  • Lesser Goldfinch
  • Loggerhead Shrike
  • Mourning Dove
  • Northern Cardinal
  • Northern Flicker
  • Northern Mockingbird
  • Orange-crowned Warbler
  • Painted Bunting
  • Pine Siskin
  • Red-bellied / Golden-fronted Woodpecker
  • Red-winged Blackbird
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  • Savannah Sparrow
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
  • Tufted / Black-crested Titmouse
  • Western Kingbird
  • White-eyed Vireo
  • White-winged Dove
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler

Backyard Birds in Texas by Regions

Backyard Birds in North TexasEastern Bluebird, Northern Cardinal, Blue Jay, Mourning Dove

Backyard Birds in South Texas: Black-crested Titmouse, Ladder-backed Woodpecker, Buff-bellied Hummingbird, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Backyard Birds in Central Texas: White-winged Dove, Carolina Chickadee, Cedar Waxwing, Painted Bunting, Ladder-backed Woodpecker

Backyard Birds in West Texas: House Finch

Backyard Birds in East Texas: House Finch, Red-bellied Woodpecker, White-winged Dove, Carolina Wren, Downy Woodpecker, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Backyard Birds in Southeast Texas: White-winged Dove, Blue Jay, Brown-headed Cowbird, Carolina Chickadee

Backyard Birds in Austin, Texas: Downy Woodpecker, Mourning Dove, White-winged Dove

Backyard Birds in Texas Hill Country: Painted Bunting, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Ladder-backed Woodpecker, Black-crested Titmouse

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