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2008 Results: Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Texas

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Gadwall 77       5      
American Wigeon 14       2      
Mottled Duck 13       2      
Blue-winged Teal 43       5      
Cinnamon Teal 1       1      
Northern Shoveler 137       2      
Northern Pintail 28       3      
Green-winged Teal 15       1      
Redhead 652       5      
Ring-necked Duck 12       3      
Lesser Scaup 251       4      
Bufflehead 23       3      
Common Goldeneye 46       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 15       4      
Common Loon 11       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 19       5      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Eared Grebe 10       2      
Neotropic Cormorant 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 192       5      
Anhinga 1       1      
American White Pelican 366       4      
Brown Pelican 184       5      
Great Blue Heron 89       5      
Great Egret 41       7      
Snowy Egret 33       7      
Little Blue Heron 2       2      
Tricolored Heron 11       4      
Reddish Egret 7       4      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 36       1      
White Ibis 49       5      
White-faced Ibis 6       3      
Roseate Spoonbill 38       3      
Black Vulture 10       5      
Turkey Vulture 141       7      
Osprey 16       7      
Northern Harrier 11       4      
White-tailed Hawk 5       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 6       3      
Ferruginous Hawk 2       2      
Crested Caracara 7       5      
American Kestrel 22       4      
Merlin 2       1      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
Clapper Rail 3       3      
Sora 2       2      
American Coot 638       7      
Sandhill Crane 10       2      
Whooping Crane 54       6      
Black-bellied Plover 28       3      
Killdeer 13       4      
American Oystercatcher 19       2      
American Avocet 82       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 4       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 21       3      
Willet 22       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 3       2      
Long-billed Curlew 17       2      
Marbled Godwit 3       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 3       2      
Sanderling 2       2      
Western Sandpiper 15       1      
Least Sandpiper 12       1      
Dunlin 151       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 31       2      
Wilson's Snipe 6       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Laughing Gull 478       4      
Ring-billed Gull 74       4      
Herring Gull 14       2      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Gull-billed Tern 2       1      
Caspian Tern 18       3      
Forster's Tern 80       3      
Royal Tern 13       3      
Black Skimmer 3       2      
Rock Pigeon 32       2      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 4       2      
Mourning Dove 18       4      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 4       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 2       1      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 2       2      
Eastern Phoebe 14       5      
Vermilion Flycatcher 4       3      
Great Kiskadee 1       1      
Couch's Kingbird 12       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 3       2      
White-eyed Vireo 32       2      
American Crow 1       1      
Cave Swallow 1       1      
Carolina Chickadee 1       1      
Carolina Wren 3       3      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3       1      
Eastern Bluebird 6       3      
Gray Catbird 3       3      
Northern Mockingbird 38       5      
Long-billed Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 25       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       2      
Common Yellowthroat 2       2      
Pine Warbler 3       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 32       4      
Chipping Sparrow 43       1      
Savannah Sparrow 5       3      
Nelson's Sparrow 1       1      
Seaside Sparrow 11       2      
Northern Cardinal 36       7      
Red-winged Blackbird 260       6      
Eastern Meadowlark 11       5      
Brewer's Blackbird 30       1      
Boat-tailed Grackle 22       3      
Great-tailed Grackle 236       4      
American Goldfinch 6       1      
House Sparrow 24       2      
Total 5,416             

A total of 122 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.