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2003 Results: Rio Hondo, 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 6       1      
Mallard 2       1      
Mottled Duck 2       1      
Northern Pintail 7       1      
Lesser Scaup 2       1      
Bufflehead 6       1      
Plain Chachalaca 5       1      
Wild Turkey 8       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       1      
Neotropic Cormorant 7       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 27       5      
Anhinga 1       1      
American White Pelican 72       2      
Brown Pelican 45       5      
Great Blue Heron 13       4      
Great Egret 25       3      
Snowy Egret 2       1      
Tricolored Heron 2       1      
Reddish Egret 2       1      
Cattle Egret 5       2      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 3       1      
White Ibis 3       2      
White-faced Ibis 4       1      
Roseate Spoonbill 6       2      
Black Vulture 25       4      
Turkey Vulture 10       4      
Osprey 6       4      
White-tailed Kite 2       1      
Northern Harrier 2       1      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Harris's Hawk 3       1      
White-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Crested Caracara 4       3      
American Kestrel 3       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 12       1      
Killdeer 3       1      
Black-necked Stilt 5       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 4       1      
Willet 1       1      
Long-billed Curlew 3       1      
Laughing Gull 177       5      
Franklin's Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 1       1      
Herring Gull 1       1      
Caspian Tern 4       2      
Forster's Tern 8       2      
Royal Tern 4       1      
Sandwich Tern 1       1      
Black Skimmer 3       1      
Rock Pigeon 8       1      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 17       5      
White-winged Dove 20       1      
Mourning Dove 8       1      
Inca Dove 4       1      
Common Ground-Dove 11       3      
White-tipped Dove 4       1      
Barn Owl 2       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 2       1      
Common Pauraque 4       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 2       1      
Ringed Kingfisher 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Green Kingfisher 1       1      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 11       5      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 3       2      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Vermilion Flycatcher 1       1      
Great Kiskadee 14       5      
Couch's Kingbird 3       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
White-eyed Vireo 2       1      
Green Jay 6       2      
Purple Martin 19       5      
Tufted Titmouse 4       2      
Black-crested Titmouse 7       3      
Carolina Wren 2       1      
Bewick's Wren 1       1      
House Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
American Robin 5       1      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 15       4      
Long-billed Thrasher 1       1      
Curve-billed Thrasher 7       4      
European Starling 4       1      
Cedar Waxwing 3       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 9       4      
Olive Sparrow 1       1      
Lark Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 1       1      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 3       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 489       5      
Eastern Meadowlark 5       1      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 1       1      
Great-tailed Grackle 49       5      
Bronzed Cowbird 2       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 60       3      
Hooded Oriole 1       1      
Altamira Oriole 4       2      
Lesser Goldfinch 1       1      
American Goldfinch 8       1      
House Sparrow 156       5      
Total 1,548             

A total of 113 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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