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2008 Results: Mission, 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 121       8      
American Wigeon 96       4      
Mottled Duck 44       9      
Blue-winged Teal 94       13      
Northern Shoveler 149       9      
Green-winged Teal 4       1      
Canvasback 3       1      
Ring-necked Duck 68       7      
Lesser Scaup 35       9      
Ruddy Duck 25       2      
Plain Chachalaca 344       20      
Northern Bobwhite 24       2      
Least Grebe 41       13      
Pied-billed Grebe 74       18      
Neotropic Cormorant 12       8      
Double-crested Cormorant 52       15      
Anhinga 17       10      
American White Pelican 17       2      
Great Blue Heron 9       9      
Great Egret 122       14      
Snowy Egret 3       3      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Tricolored Heron 5       3      
Cattle Egret 204       4      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White-faced Ibis 6       6      
Black Vulture 25       9      
Turkey Vulture 361       22      
Osprey 16       12      
White-tailed Kite 12       11      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5       5      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Harris's Hawk 2       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Gray Hawk 10       8      
White-tailed Hawk 3       2      
Zone-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       4      
Crested Caracara 15       8      
American Kestrel 19       11      
Merlin 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 4       3      
Sora 3       3      
American Coot 1,114       24      
Killdeer 12       9      
Black-necked Stilt 4       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 5       4      
Solitary Sandpiper 11       7      
Greater Yellowlegs 42       6      
Lesser Yellowlegs 28       6      
Long-billed Curlew 7       3      
Least Sandpiper 23       1      
Rock Pigeon 182       7      
White-winged Dove 3       2      
Mourning Dove 165       21      
Inca Dove 33       10      
Common Ground-Dove 38       12      
White-tipped Dove 100       17      
Green Parakeet 16       1      
Greater Roadrunner 3       3      
Eastern Screech-Owl 8       3      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl 1       1      
Burrowing Owl 1       1      
Common Pauraque 20       3      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 6       5      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 3       3      
Rufous Hummingbird 6       6      
Allen's Hummingbird 4       4      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 1       1      
Ringed Kingfisher 7       7      
Belted Kingfisher 6       6      
Green Kingfisher 6       6      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 78       23      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 45       16      
Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet 13       10      
Black Phoebe 5       4      
Eastern Phoebe 16       10      
Say's Phoebe 1       1      
Vermilion Flycatcher 6       5      
Great Kiskadee 105       26      
Tropical Kingbird 1       1      
Couch's Kingbird 5       5      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 2       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 4       4      
White-eyed Vireo 25       9      
Blue-headed Vireo 6       5      
Green Jay 241       24      
Horned Lark 14       2      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 7       2      
Tree Swallow 3       2      
Cave Swallow 87       9      
Black-crested Titmouse 60       17      
Verdin 14       10      
Carolina Wren 2       2      
House Wren 7       5      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 138       21      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 39       16      
Eastern Bluebird 8       1      
Clay-colored Thrush 6       4      
Northern Mockingbird 116       24      
Long-billed Thrasher 40       17      
Curve-billed Thrasher 3       3      
European Starling 9       3      
American Pipit 82       10      
Ovenbird 1       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 4       4      
Orange-crowned Warbler 90       24      
Nashville Warbler 5       4      
Common Yellowthroat 19       9      
Tropical Parula 6       6      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 41       15      
Yellow-throated Warbler 2       1      
Black-throated Gray Warbler 1       1      
Black-throated Green Warbler 6       3      
Olive Sparrow 31       16      
Chipping Sparrow 42       5      
Vesper Sparrow 5       1      
Lark Sparrow 5       3      
Savannah Sparrow 68       8      
Lincoln's Sparrow 16       10      
Northern Cardinal 261       27      
Pyrrhuloxia 18       11      
Indigo Bunting 13       6      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,837       22      
Eastern Meadowlark 42       4      
Western Meadowlark 85       8      
Brewer's Blackbird 52       3      
Great-tailed Grackle 301       26      
Brown-headed Cowbird 11       3      
Altamira Oriole 57       16      
Lesser Goldfinch 23       5      
American Goldfinch 107       10      
House Sparrow 282       18      
Total 9,537             

A total of 136 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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