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2008 Results: Corpus Christi, 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
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 15       1      
Greater White-fronted Goose 125       1      
Snow Goose 90       1      
Ross's Goose 2       1      
Gadwall 35       5      
American Wigeon 7       1      
Mallard 1       1      
Mottled Duck 20       4      
Blue-winged Teal 114       4      
Cinnamon Teal 1       1      
Northern Shoveler 133       5      
Northern Pintail 43       6      
Green-winged Teal 106       4      
Redhead 918       4      
Ring-necked Duck 39       4      
Lesser Scaup 17       3      
Bufflehead 49       4      
Common Goldeneye 4       3      
Hooded Merganser 32       4      
Red-breasted Merganser 16       4      
Ruddy Duck 30       5      
Wild Turkey 3       1      
Common Loon 1       1      
Least Grebe 9       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 12       4      
Eared Grebe 5       1      
Northern Gannet 1       1      
Neotropic Cormorant 26       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 154       4      
Anhinga 6       3      
American White Pelican 158       3      
Brown Pelican 48       4      
Great Blue Heron 39       5      
Great Egret 25       7      
Snowy Egret 22       6      
Little Blue Heron 2       1      
Tricolored Heron 15       4      
Reddish Egret 25       4      
Cattle Egret 17       5      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 15       4      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 3       3      
White Ibis 49       5      
White-faced Ibis 1       1      
Roseate Spoonbill 52       4      
Black Vulture 66       4      
Turkey Vulture 167       8      
Osprey 6       4      
Northern Harrier 5       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5       4      
Cooper's Hawk 9       6      
Harris's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 6       4      
White-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 13       5      
Ferruginous Hawk 1       1      
Crested Caracara 4       2      
American Kestrel 24       4      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 2       1      
Clapper Rail 2       1      
Sora 1       1      
American Coot 430       6      
Sandhill Crane 229       4      
Black-bellied Plover 32       4      
Semipalmated Plover 20       2      
Piping Plover 1       1      
Killdeer 37       4      
American Oystercatcher 5       3      
Black-necked Stilt 77       5      
American Avocet 53       5      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 29       5      
Willet 38       4      
Lesser Yellowlegs 2       2      
Long-billed Curlew 14       5      
Marbled Godwit 3       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 19       4      
Sanderling 47       2      
Western Sandpiper 252       2      
Least Sandpiper 93       3      
Dunlin 95       1      
Stilt Sandpiper 3       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 50       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 172       4      
Wilson's Snipe 3       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 2       1      
Laughing Gull 542       13      
Ring-billed Gull 53       3      
Herring Gull 20       4      
Gull-billed Tern 6       1      
Caspian Tern 25       1      
Forster's Tern 107       4      
Royal Tern 46       4      
Sandwich Tern 1       1      
Black Skimmer 12       1      
Rock Pigeon 382       12      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 22       4      
White-winged Dove 112       10      
Mourning Dove 181       11      
Inca Dove 33       8      
Common Ground-Dove 24       4      
White-tipped Dove 4       2      
Greater Roadrunner 1       1      
Groove-billed Ani 3       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Common Pauraque 7       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1       1      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 6       5      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 42       7      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1       1      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 6       4      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 9       5      
Eastern Wood-Pewee 1       1      
Least Flycatcher 1       1      
Black Phoebe 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 22       6      
Vermilion Flycatcher 3       3      
Brown-crested Flycatcher 1       1      
Great Kiskadee 42       5      
Couch's Kingbird 34       5      
Eastern Kingbird 1       1      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 9       3      
White-eyed Vireo 12       5      
Blue-headed Vireo 3       2      
Green Jay 14       2      
Horned Lark 9       1      
Purple Martin 21       7      
Tree Swallow 5       1      
Barn Swallow 11       3      
Cave Swallow 80       3      
Black-crested Titmouse 4       2      
Verdin 1       1      
Carolina Wren 8       4      
Bewick's Wren 1       1      
House Wren 6       6      
Sedge Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 2       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 6       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 13       6      
Eastern Bluebird 10       1      
Hermit Thrush 2       1      
Clay-colored Thrush 2       2      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 54       14      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
Long-billed Thrasher 8       4      
European Starling 289       11      
American Pipit 28       2      
Sprague's Pipit 3       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 33       9      
Common Yellowthroat 10       4      
Yellow Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 3       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 64       6      
Black-throated Green Warbler 1       1      
Wilson's Warbler 5       5      
Olive Sparrow 1       1      
Chipping Sparrow 65       1      
Field Sparrow 2       1      
Vesper Sparrow 8       1      
Lark Sparrow 22       1      
Savannah Sparrow 111       2      
Grasshopper Sparrow 1       1      
Le Conte's Sparrow 1       1      
Lincoln's Sparrow 14       2      
Swamp Sparrow 3       3      
Northern Cardinal 82       12      
Pyrrhuloxia 6       1      
Black-headed Grosbeak 3       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,933       7      
Eastern Meadowlark 15       1      
Western Meadowlark 2       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 17       2      
Great-tailed Grackle 1,005       9      
Bronzed Cowbird 2       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 15       1      
American Goldfinch 28       4      
House Sparrow 444       10      
Total 10,767             

A total of 183 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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