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2009 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 17       2      
Greater White-fronted Goose 285       3      
Snow Goose 4,552       4      
Gadwall 79       5      
American Wigeon 46       4      
Mallard 15       1      
Mottled Duck 36       6      
Blue-winged Teal 209       6      
Cinnamon Teal 1       1      
Northern Shoveler 158       4      
Northern Pintail 63       6      
Green-winged Teal 108       4      
Redhead 759       6      
Ring-necked Duck 118       3      
Greater Scaup 3       1      
Lesser Scaup 179       4      
Bufflehead 54       4      
Hooded Merganser 10       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 27       2      
Ruddy Duck 13       4      
Common Loon 3       2      
Least Grebe 16       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 27       5      
Eared Grebe 12       1      
Northern Gannet 1       1      
Neotropic Cormorant 17       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 108       5      
Anhinga 5       4      
American White Pelican 137       5      
Brown Pelican 157       6      
Great Blue Heron 59       6      
Great Egret 28       7      
Snowy Egret 22       6      
Little Blue Heron 2       2      
Tricolored Heron 11       4      
Reddish Egret 10       5      
Cattle Egret 6       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 16       2      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 2       2      
White Ibis 54       6      
White-faced Ibis 2       1      
Roseate Spoonbill 103       4      
Black Vulture 75       5      
Turkey Vulture 152       10      
Osprey 6       4      
White-tailed Kite 1       1      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 5       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 8       7      
Harris's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 15       5      
White-tailed Hawk 9       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 20       5      
Ferruginous Hawk 1       1      
Crested Caracara 7       3      
American Kestrel 21       3      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
Sora 1       1      
American Coot 258       6      
Sandhill Crane 194       5      
Black-bellied Plover 25       3      
Semipalmated Plover 11       2      
Piping Plover 6       2      
Killdeer 45       4      
American Oystercatcher 4       2      
Black-necked Stilt 115       4      
American Avocet 34       3      
Spotted Sandpiper 7       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 16       2      
Willet 56       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 20       4      
Long-billed Curlew 15       3      
Marbled Godwit 36       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 30       2      
Sanderling 40       3      
Western Sandpiper 550       3      
Least Sandpiper 477       3      
Dunlin 289       3      
Stilt Sandpiper 12       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 21       2      
Long-billed Dowitcher 187       3      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
Laughing Gull 1,637       17      
Ring-billed Gull 153       6      
Herring Gull 62       5      
Gull-billed Tern 8       3      
Caspian Tern 15       4      
Forster's Tern 38       4      
Royal Tern 47       2      
Black Skimmer 75       2      
Rock Pigeon 253       9      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 55       8      
White-winged Dove 474       12      
Mourning Dove 158       16      
Inca Dove 62       7      
Common Ground-Dove 17       2      
White-tipped Dove 2       2      
Groove-billed Ani 2       1      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Common Pauraque 2       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1       1      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 7       5      
Green Kingfisher 2       2      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 34       10      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 5       4      
Eastern Phoebe 33       12      
Vermilion Flycatcher 3       3      
Great Kiskadee 45       13      
Couch's Kingbird 25       10      
Loggerhead Shrike 16       8      
White-eyed Vireo 17       5      
Blue-headed Vireo 8       4      
Green Jay 49       9      
Purple Martin 40       5      
Tree Swallow 32       2      
Cave Swallow 40       1      
Black-crested Titmouse 3       2      
Carolina Wren 10       6      
Bewick's Wren 1       1      
House Wren 10       8      
Sedge Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 2       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 6       5      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 31       9      
Eastern Bluebird 7       2      
Hermit Thrush 2       1      
American Robin 16       2      
Gray Catbird 4       3      
Northern Mockingbird 67       17      
Long-billed Thrasher 7       4      
European Starling 265       10      
American Pipit 12       3      
Northern Waterthrush 1       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 2       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 41       12      
Nashville Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 10       4      
Yellow Warbler 1       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 3       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 160       12      
Black-throated Green Warbler 1       1      
Wilson's Warbler 1       1      
Olive Sparrow 1       1      
Chipping Sparrow 118       6      
Clay-colored Sparrow 3       3      
Vesper Sparrow 18       1      
Lark Sparrow 26       1      
Savannah Sparrow 101       7      
Song Sparrow 5       1      
Lincoln's Sparrow 23       5      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 8       1      
Northern Cardinal 78       19      
Pyrrhuloxia 9       3      
Black-headed Grosbeak 2       1      
Indigo Bunting 2       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,286       12      
Eastern Meadowlark 43       2      
Western Meadowlark 12       1      
Common Grackle 49       1      
Great-tailed Grackle 788       15      
Bronzed Cowbird 32       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 466       5      
Pine Siskin 17       4      
Lesser Goldfinch 16       3      
American Goldfinch 321       8      
House Sparrow 410       12      
Total 18,231             

A total of 174 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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