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2012 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 33       3      
Greater White-fronted Goose 15       1      
Snow Goose 100       2      
Ross's Goose 3       2      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Gadwall 127       6      
American Wigeon 75       5      
Mallard 2       1      
Mottled Duck 37       5      
Blue-winged Teal 132       4      
Cinnamon Teal 6       3      
Northern Shoveler 224       5      
Northern Pintail 555       4      
Green-winged Teal 114       5      
Canvasback 2       2      
Redhead 4,540       7      
Ring-necked Duck 12       3      
Greater Scaup 1       1      
Lesser Scaup 626       4      
Bufflehead 46       4      
Hooded Merganser 7       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 42       3      
Ruddy Duck 14       4      
Common Loon 2       2      
Least Grebe 16       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 22       4      
Eared Grebe 60       3      
Northern Gannet 1       1      
Neotropic Cormorant 73       5      
Double-crested Cormorant 203       8      
Anhinga 2       1      
American White Pelican 200       6      
Brown Pelican 470       15      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 85       12      
Great Egret 39       6      
Snowy Egret 8       6      
Little Blue Heron 3       2      
Tricolored Heron 11       4      
Reddish Egret 15       3      
Cattle Egret 12       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 33       5      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 4       2      
White Ibis 62       7      
White-faced Ibis 2       1      
Roseate Spoonbill 35       4      
Black Vulture 42       3      
Turkey Vulture 132       11      
Osprey 12       3      
White-tailed Kite 3       2      
Northern Harrier 18       6      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Harris's Hawk 3       2      
White-tailed Hawk 8       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 14       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 43       6      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
Sora 2       2      
Common Gallinule 7       5      
American Coot 391       7      
Sandhill Crane 193       6      
Black-bellied Plover 44       5      
Snowy Plover 3       2      
Semipalmated Plover 49       3      
Piping Plover 18       3      
Killdeer 32       5      
American Oystercatcher 8       4      
Black-necked Stilt 55       3      
American Avocet 234       5      
Spotted Sandpiper 5       3      
Solitary Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 26       4      
Willet 95       7      
Lesser Yellowlegs 4       2      
Whimbrel 1       1      
Long-billed Curlew 25       4      
Marbled Godwit 195       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 45       3      
Sanderling 431       7      
Western Sandpiper 32       3      
Least Sandpiper 137       4      
Dunlin 66       4      
Stilt Sandpiper 3       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 35       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 46       3      
Wilson's Snipe 2       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Laughing Gull 2,836       18      
Ring-billed Gull 355       5      
Herring Gull 58       8      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2       2      
Gull-billed Tern 1       1      
Caspian Tern 15       5      
Forster's Tern 127       6      
Royal Tern 485       8      
Sandwich Tern 2       1      
Black Skimmer 282       4      
Rock Pigeon 272       9      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 23       7      
White-winged Dove 199       9      
Mourning Dove 72       11      
Inca Dove 20       8      
Common Ground-Dove 3       2      
White-tipped Dove 2       1      
Greater Roadrunner 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 2       2      
Common Pauraque 2       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 2       1      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 7       5      
Green Kingfisher 1       1      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 39       11      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3       2      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 8       5      
Northern Flicker 2       1      
Crested Caracara 17       3      
American Kestrel 24       9      
Merlin 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
Eastern Phoebe 39       5      
Vermilion Flycatcher 3       2      
Great Kiskadee 42       6      
Couch's Kingbird 10       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 11       5      
White-eyed Vireo 21       3      
Blue-headed Vireo 3       2      
Green Jay 10       2      
Horned Lark 6       2      
Purple Martin 18       3      
Tree Swallow 5       1      
Barn Swallow 2       1      
Cave Swallow 122       3      
Black-crested Titmouse 4       2      
House Wren 6       3      
Sedge Wren 2       1      
Marsh Wren 7       3      
Carolina Wren 27       4      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 7       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 28       5      
Eastern Bluebird 16       1      
Hermit Thrush 11       2      
American Robin 16       2      
Gray Catbird 10       3      
Northern Mockingbird 76       15      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
Long-billed Thrasher 16       5      
European Starling 179       5      
American Pipit 13       2      
Sprague's Pipit 1       1      
Ovenbird 2       2      
Black-and-white Warbler 4       4      
Orange-crowned Warbler 33       5      
Common Yellowthroat 9       5      
Pine Warbler 2       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 144       9      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Black-throated Green Warbler 1       1      
Wilson's Warbler 3       2      
Olive Sparrow 3       2      
Spotted Towhee 6       3      
Chipping Sparrow 70       3      
Field Sparrow 21       4      
Vesper Sparrow 12       1      
Lark Sparrow 6       1      
Savannah Sparrow 135       3      
Grasshopper Sparrow 1       1      
Lincoln's Sparrow 4       3      
Swamp Sparrow 8       3      
White-throated Sparrow 2       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 30       2      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 74       12      
Pyrrhuloxia 16       4      
Red-winged Blackbird 706       6      
Eastern Meadowlark 36       3      
Western Meadowlark 8       1      
Common Grackle 14       2      
Great-tailed Grackle 794       11      
Brown-headed Cowbird 15       2      
Lesser Goldfinch 11       2      
American Goldfinch 88       5      
House Sparrow 368       12      
Total 18,748             

A total of 184 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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