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2008 Results: Port Aransas, 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 40       2      
American Wigeon 100       2      
Blue-winged Teal 667       9      
Cinnamon Teal 21       3      
Northern Shoveler 400       7      
Green-winged Teal 537       6      
Redhead 70       2      
Ring-necked Duck 15       7      
Lesser Scaup 5       4      
Ruddy Duck 1       1      
Wild Turkey 3       1      
Common Loon 4       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 10       6      
Eared Grebe 30       2      
Neotropic Cormorant 74       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 218       11      
American White Pelican 39       5      
Brown Pelican 117       12      
Great Blue Heron 18       14      
Great Egret 14       11      
Snowy Egret 21       10      
Tricolored Heron 8       7      
Reddish Egret 3       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 30       5      
White Ibis 26       6      
White-faced Ibis 4       3      
Roseate Spoonbill 39       6      
Black Vulture 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 25       8      
Osprey 19       8      
Northern Harrier 7       6      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
White-tailed Hawk 2       2      
Crested Caracara 2       2      
American Kestrel 7       7      
American Coot 608       12      
Sandhill Crane 1       1      
Killdeer 46       5      
American Oystercatcher 2       1      
Black-necked Stilt 158       5      
American Avocet 241       5      
Greater Yellowlegs 9       5      
Willet 67       8      
Lesser Yellowlegs 2       2      
Long-billed Curlew 2       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 60       5      
Sanderling 557       7      
Least Sandpiper 200       2      
Long-billed Dowitcher 15       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Laughing Gull 2,643       17      
Ring-billed Gull 221       13      
Herring Gull 30       9      
Forster's Tern 48       7      
Royal Tern 245       8      
Black Skimmer 72       2      
Rock Pigeon 93       7      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 13       8      
Mourning Dove 20       4      
Inca Dove 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 6       6      
Eastern Phoebe 5       3      
Loggerhead Shrike 3       3      
American Crow 2       1      
Horned Lark 30       2      
Purple Martin 3       2      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 13       10      
European Starling 159       8      
American Pipit 40       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 3       3      
Yellow Warbler 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 23       8      
Savannah Sparrow 15       5      
Grasshopper Sparrow 2       2      
Northern Cardinal 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 36       6      
Great-tailed Grackle 109       9      
House Finch 5       1      
House Sparrow 10       2      
Total 8,404             

A total of 81 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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