Great Backyard Bird Count
Home Submit your bird checklist Explore the results

2009 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
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 24       1      
Greater White-fronted Goose 85       1      
Mottled Duck 2       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 9       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 5       1      
Anhinga 1       1      
American White Pelican 6       1      
Brown Pelican 20       1      
Great Blue Heron 9       1      
Great Egret 24       1      
Snowy Egret 2       1      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Tricolored Heron 3       2      
Cattle Egret 29       2      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 26       1      
White Ibis 7       1      
Roseate Spoonbill 14       1      
Black Vulture 6       1      
Turkey Vulture 5       1      
Osprey 3       1      
White-tailed Kite 1       1      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Harris's Hawk 2       1      
White-tailed Hawk 2       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Crested Caracara 3       1      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Sandhill Crane 13       1      
Killdeer 2       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 2       1      
Long-billed Curlew 17       2      
Laughing Gull 18       1      
Franklin's Gull 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 3       1      
Caspian Tern 1       1      
Royal Tern 3       1      
Black Skimmer 2       1      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1       1      
White-winged Dove 8       1      
Mourning Dove 2       1      
Inca Dove 12       1      
Common Ground-Dove 4       2      
White-tipped Dove 3       1      
Groove-billed Ani 1       1      
Barn Owl 2       2      
Eastern Screech-Owl 3       2      
Great Horned Owl 4       2      
Common Pauraque 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 2       2      
Ringed Kingfisher 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Green Kingfisher 2       2      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 3       1      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 2       1      
Great Kiskadee 9       1      
Couch's Kingbird 2       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 2       1      
Green Jay 4       1      
Purple Martin 1       1      
Black-crested Titmouse 5       1      
Carolina Wren 3       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2       1      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 2       1      
Long-billed Thrasher 3       1      
Curve-billed Thrasher 3       1      
European Starling 2       1      
Ovenbird 1       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 12       1      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Black-throated Gray Warbler 1       1      
Olive Sparrow 1       1      
Spotted Towhee 1       1      
Lark Sparrow 1       1      
Lincoln's Sparrow 3       2      
Northern Cardinal 11       2      
Pyrrhuloxia 6       2      
Black-headed Grosbeak 2       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 18       1      
Great-tailed Grackle 14       1      
Hooded Oriole 1       1      
Altamira Oriole 3       2      
Lesser Goldfinch 3       1      
American Goldfinch 3       1      
House Sparrow 18       1      
Total 556             

A total of 93 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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