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2012 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 37       5      
American Wigeon 37       5      
Mallard 4       1      
Mottled Duck 19       3      
Blue-winged Teal 47       3      
Cinnamon Teal 22       4      
Northern Shoveler 333       7      
Northern Pintail 66       7      
Green-winged Teal 85       5      
Redhead 21       2      
Bufflehead 2       1      
Ruddy Duck 26       3      
Least Grebe 2       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       1      
Eared Grebe 15       3      
Neotropic Cormorant 15       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 104       15      
American White Pelican 90       7      
Brown Pelican 285       22      
Great Blue Heron 17       9      
Great Egret 10       5      
Snowy Egret 30       5      
Little Blue Heron 4       2      
Tricolored Heron 5       2      
Reddish Egret 6       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 3       1      
White Ibis 38       6      
Roseate Spoonbill 13       5      
Black Vulture 6       3      
Turkey Vulture 14       5      
Osprey 1       1      
White-tailed Kite 1       1      
Northern Harrier 16       8      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
White-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       2      
Common Gallinule 1       1      
American Coot 18       2      
Black-bellied Plover 17       7      
Semipalmated Plover 1       1      
Killdeer 19       3      
Black-necked Stilt 7       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 2       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 7       3      
Willet 54       16      
Lesser Yellowlegs 9       2      
Whimbrel 2       2      
Long-billed Curlew 16       6      
Ruddy Turnstone 37       15      
Sanderling 305       18      
Stilt Sandpiper 1       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 8       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Little Gull 1       1      
Laughing Gull 2,239       31      
Ring-billed Gull 615       27      
Herring Gull 12       5      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Gull-billed Tern 1       1      
Caspian Tern 5       3      
Forster's Tern 96       14      
Royal Tern 321       13      
Black Skimmer 358       4      
Rock Pigeon 16       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 5       1      
White-winged Dove 21       7      
Mourning Dove 9       7      
Inca Dove 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Northern Flicker 5       3      
Crested Caracara 5       3      
American Kestrel 3       2      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Great Kiskadee 4       3      
Loggerhead Shrike 6       4      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Horned Lark 2       1      
Purple Martin 3       1      
Barn Swallow 2       2      
Cave Swallow 10       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
American Robin 2       2      
Gray Catbird 5       3      
Northern Mockingbird 41       11      
Long-billed Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 30       3      
Cedar Waxwing 2       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 2       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 4       3      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 16       6      
Savannah Sparrow 4       3      
Song Sparrow 2       1      
Northern Cardinal 10       5      
Pyrrhuloxia 8       5      
Red-winged Blackbird 109       9      
Eastern Meadowlark 4       2      
Western Meadowlark 1       1      
Great-tailed Grackle 78       10      
House Sparrow 10       3      
Total 5,961             

A total of 101 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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