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2012 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
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 224       3      
Greater White-fronted Goose 43       1      
Gadwall 12       3      
American Wigeon 46       3      
Mallard 1       1      
Mottled Duck 11       2      
Blue-winged Teal 34       4      
Cinnamon Teal 2       1      
Northern Shoveler 29       3      
Green-winged Teal 40       2      
Canvasback 4       2      
Ring-necked Duck 41       2      
Lesser Scaup 75       4      
Ruddy Duck 35       1      
Plain Chachalaca 51       3      
Least Grebe 5       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 11       4      
Horned Grebe 2       2      
Neotropic Cormorant 40       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 33       5      
Anhinga 26       3      
American White Pelican 7       1      
Great Blue Heron 6       4      
Great Egret 13       6      
Snowy Egret 15       5      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Tricolored Heron 2       1      
Cattle Egret 9       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 3       3      
Roseate Spoonbill 1       1      
Black Vulture 57       4      
Turkey Vulture 206       3      
Osprey 5       3      
White-tailed Kite 3       2      
Northern Harrier 8       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 4       3      
Harris's Hawk 8       3      
White-tailed Hawk 3       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       2      
Gray Hawk 4       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 10       4      
American Coot 44       7      
Killdeer 6       2      
Black-necked Stilt 38       3      
Spotted Sandpiper 7       4      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       2      
Least Sandpiper 5       2      
Long-billed Dowitcher 8       1      
Caspian Tern 1       1      
Forster's Tern 3       1      
Rock Pigeon 279       4      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 4       2      
White-winged Dove 21       2      
Mourning Dove 126       6      
Inca Dove 33       5      
Common Ground-Dove 2       1      
White-tipped Dove 32       4      
Greater Roadrunner 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 2       1      
Common Pauraque 9       1      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 2       2      
Ringed Kingfisher 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 4       4      
Green Kingfisher 4       3      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 44       7      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 9       3      
Northern Flicker 2       1      
Crested Caracara 3       3      
American Kestrel 10       4      
Peregrine Falcon 2       1      
Green Parakeet 20       1      
Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet 5       4      
Black Phoebe 7       3      
Eastern Phoebe 4       2      
Vermilion Flycatcher 7       4      
Great Kiskadee 40       7      
Tropical Kingbird 8       3      
Loggerhead Shrike 7       6      
White-eyed Vireo 5       4      
Blue-headed Vireo 2       2      
Green Jay 50       5      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 30       1      
Purple Martin 11       2      
Tree Swallow 35       2      
Cave Swallow 66       2      
Black-crested Titmouse 14       5      
Verdin 1       1      
Bewick's Wren 1       1      
Carolina Wren 1       1      
Cactus Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 17       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 12       4      
Eastern Bluebird 21       2      
Clay-colored Thrush 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 36       6      
Long-billed Thrasher 8       5      
Curve-billed Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 130       4      
Orange-crowned Warbler 37       7      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 41       4      
Black-throated Green Warbler 1       1      
Olive Sparrow 7       3      
Chipping Sparrow 43       3      
Lark Sparrow 18       1      
Savannah Sparrow 12       1      
Northern Cardinal 24       4      
Pyrrhuloxia 6       4      
Black-headed Grosbeak 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,380       8      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Western Meadowlark 73       4      
Brewer's Blackbird 18       1      
Great-tailed Grackle 5,888       6      
Bronzed Cowbird 82       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 38       3      
Altamira Oriole 12       4      
House Finch 55       2      
Lesser Goldfinch 7       2      
American Goldfinch 49       5      
House Sparrow 160       6      
Total 11,339             

A total of 124 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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