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2011 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 299       8      
Greater White-fronted Goose 75       1      
Snow Goose 105       1      
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Gadwall 430       7      
American Wigeon 81       7      
Mallard 11       3      
Mottled Duck 38       6      
Blue-winged Teal 134       10      
Cinnamon Teal 4       2      
Northern Shoveler 771       14      
Northern Pintail 2,455       12      
Green-winged Teal 19       8      
Canvasback 3       3      
Redhead 3,962       7      
Ring-necked Duck 44       5      
Lesser Scaup 400       6      
Bufflehead 66       6      
Hooded Merganser 9       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 46       6      
Ruddy Duck 20       5      
Common Loon 3       2      
Least Grebe 10       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 42       6      
Eared Grebe 134       5      
Magnificent Frigatebird 1       1      
Brown Booby 1       1      
Northern Gannet 33       4      
Neotropic Cormorant 147       8      
Double-crested Cormorant 394       10      
Anhinga 4       3      
American White Pelican 720       10      
Brown Pelican 622       12      
Great Blue Heron 72       13      
Great Egret 73       13      
Snowy Egret 46       8      
Little Blue Heron 39       6      
Tricolored Heron 15       9      
Reddish Egret 35       6      
Cattle Egret 18       2      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 39       4      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 119       10      
White-faced Ibis 5       2      
Roseate Spoonbill 122       11      
Black Vulture 45       5      
Turkey Vulture 258       14      
Osprey 34       11      
Northern Harrier 13       7      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 7       4      
Harris's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 20       7      
White-tailed Hawk 17       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 23       5      
Crested Caracara 27       6      
American Kestrel 37       6      
Merlin 4       3      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
Sora 4       3      
American Coot 865       14      
Sandhill Crane 265       7      
Black-bellied Plover 27       5      
Semipalmated Plover 33       4      
Piping Plover 21       2      
Killdeer 61       6      
Mountain Plover 13       1      
American Oystercatcher 9       4      
Black-necked Stilt 441       11      
American Avocet 175       4      
Spotted Sandpiper 11       3      
Solitary Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 71       5      
Willet 747       6      
Lesser Yellowlegs 18       5      
Long-billed Curlew 40       8      
Marbled Godwit 37       4      
Ruddy Turnstone 10       3      
Red Knot 5       1      
Sanderling 468       5      
Western Sandpiper 97       3      
Least Sandpiper 161       3      
Dunlin 184       5      
Stilt Sandpiper 1       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 22       2      
Long-billed Dowitcher 368       4      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 2       1      
Laughing Gull 2,950       18      
Ring-billed Gull 339       8      
California Gull 2       2      
Herring Gull 148       6      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 3       3      
Gull-billed Tern 15       3      
Caspian Tern 28       7      
Forster's Tern 461       7      
Royal Tern 185       6      
Sandwich Tern 1       1      
Black Skimmer 172       5      
Rock Pigeon 331       11      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 62       11      
White-winged Dove 411       16      
Mourning Dove 271       20      
Inca Dove 69       12      
Common Ground-Dove 4       1      
White-tipped Dove 2       2      
Monk Parakeet 12       1      
Groove-billed Ani 1       1      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Common Pauraque 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2       2      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 2       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 7       4      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 4       4      
Belted Kingfisher 12       8      
Green Kingfisher 1       1      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 83       18      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 6       5      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 13       5      
Least Flycatcher 1       1      
Hammond's Flycatcher 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 37       12      
Vermilion Flycatcher 2       2      
Great Kiskadee 51       12      
Couch's Kingbird 9       6      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 2       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 22       10      
White-eyed Vireo 14       5      
Plumbeous Vireo 1       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 5       4      
Green Jay 26       4      
Horned Lark 4       2      
Purple Martin 8       4      
Tree Swallow 40       2      
Barn Swallow 2       2      
Cave Swallow 12       1      
Black-crested Titmouse 7       4      
Carolina Wren 37       9      
House Wren 31       7      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Sedge Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 5       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 15       6      
Hermit Thrush 8       6      
American Robin 12       1      
Gray Catbird 5       3      
Northern Mockingbird 137       21      
Brown Thrasher 3       2      
Long-billed Thrasher 10       5      
European Starling 538       13      
American Pipit 5       3      
Sprague's Pipit 1       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 2       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 32       13      
Common Yellowthroat 4       3      
Pine Warbler 140       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 311       17      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Wilson's Warbler 1       1      
Olive Sparrow 1       1      
Cassin's Sparrow 4       1      
Chipping Sparrow 118       5      
Field Sparrow 2       1      
Vesper Sparrow 14       2      
Lark Sparrow 12       1      
Savannah Sparrow 173       4      
Grasshopper Sparrow 6       2      
Lincoln's Sparrow 15       5      
Swamp Sparrow 2       2      
White-throated Sparrow 5       1      
Western Tanager 3       3      
Northern Cardinal 109       17      
Pyrrhuloxia 2       1      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1       1      
Black-headed Grosbeak 5       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 810       10      
Eastern Meadowlark 102       5      
Western Meadowlark 2       1      
Common Grackle 6       2      
Great-tailed Grackle 1,121       20      
Bronzed Cowbird 85       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 246       4      
Lesser Goldfinch 142       4      
American Goldfinch 150       7      
House Sparrow 382       18      
Total 26,986             

A total of 191 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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