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2011 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 42       3      
American Wigeon 26       2      
Mallard 30       1      
Mottled Duck 4       2      
Blue-winged Teal 210       7      
Cinnamon Teal 6       2      
Northern Shoveler 278       3      
Northern Pintail 790       3      
Green-winged Teal 201       3      
Canvasback 1       1      
Redhead 14       4      
Ring-necked Duck 16       1      
Lesser Scaup 4       2      
Ruddy Duck 3       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 17       6      
Eared Grebe 6       1      
Neotropic Cormorant 13       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 69       6      
American White Pelican 193       5      
Brown Pelican 408       13      
Great Blue Heron 40       9      
Great Egret 25       9      
Snowy Egret 24       4      
Tricolored Heron 4       4      
Reddish Egret 7       5      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 74       4      
White Ibis 79       4      
White-faced Ibis 3       1      
Roseate Spoonbill 65       5      
Turkey Vulture 5       3      
Osprey 1       1      
Northern Harrier 5       3      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
White-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Crested Caracara 2       2      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 1       1      
American Coot 53       6      
Black-bellied Plover 4       1      
Killdeer 3       2      
American Avocet 12       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 19       3      
Willet 76       7      
Lesser Yellowlegs 6       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 18       3      
Sanderling 502       7      
Least Sandpiper 1       1      
Dunlin 16       2      
Long-billed Dowitcher 2       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 300       4      
Little Gull 4       4      
Laughing Gull 1,357       18      
Ring-billed Gull 289       9      
Herring Gull 44       5      
Caspian Tern 2       2      
Forster's Tern 729       5      
Royal Tern 234       4      
Sandwich Tern 3       3      
Black Skimmer 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 79       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 7       2      
White-winged Dove 44       4      
Mourning Dove 8       2      
Inca Dove 10       4      
Common Ground-Dove 50       1      
White-tipped Dove 5       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 5       5      
Loggerhead Shrike 3       3      
Horned Lark 4       2      
Tree Swallow 5       2      
Marsh Wren 7       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 12       6      
European Starling 17       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 3       3      
Common Yellowthroat 4       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 75       10      
Savannah Sparrow 12       2      
Le Conte's Sparrow 1       1      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 4       1      
Northern Cardinal 23       4      
Red-winged Blackbird 99       7      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Great-tailed Grackle 304       11      
Brown-headed Cowbird 2       1      
House Sparrow 56       4      
Total 7,191             

A total of 91 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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