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2012 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 35       3      
Greater White-fronted Goose 300       1      
Snow Goose 350       2      
Gadwall 2       1      
American Wigeon 1       1      
Mottled Duck 8       2      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Northern Pintail 20       1      
Redhead 51       2      
Lesser Scaup 20       1      
Bufflehead 60       1      
Common Goldeneye 15       1      
Hooded Merganser 2       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 30       1      
Ruddy Duck 1       1      
Wild Turkey 2       1      
Common Loon 2       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 5       3      
Eared Grebe 4       1      
Neotropic Cormorant 6       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 78       4      
Anhinga 4       2      
American White Pelican 42       3      
Brown Pelican 52       5      
Great Blue Heron 36       3      
Great Egret 26       5      
Snowy Egret 17       3      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Tricolored Heron 3       2      
Reddish Egret 10       1      
Green Heron 2       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 43       4      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 6       3      
White Ibis 26       3      
Roseate Spoonbill 33       2      
Black Vulture 7       4      
Turkey Vulture 24       3      
Osprey 8       3      
White-tailed Kite 2       2      
Northern Harrier 3       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Harris's Hawk 4       3      
White-tailed Hawk 3       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 3       2      
American Coot 17       3      
Sandhill Crane 11       3      
Snowy Plover 2       1      
Semipalmated Plover 8       1      
Killdeer 1       1      
American Oystercatcher 4       1      
Black-necked Stilt 2       1      
American Avocet 10       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 2       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       2      
Willet 10       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1       1      
Long-billed Curlew 4       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Laughing Gull 121       4      
Ring-billed Gull 17       3      
Herring Gull 12       3      
Gull-billed Tern 3       3      
Caspian Tern 8       3      
Forster's Tern 5       3      
Royal Tern 7       3      
Sandwich Tern 2       2      
Black Skimmer 6       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 12       4      
White-winged Dove 9       3      
Mourning Dove 5       2      
Inca Dove 17       2      
Common Ground-Dove 9       3      
White-tipped Dove 4       2      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 4       2      
Great Horned Owl 4       2      
Common Pauraque 6       2      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 2       2      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 1       1      
Ringed Kingfisher 3       3      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 8       4      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 4       2      
Crested Caracara 6       3      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Great Kiskadee 8       3      
Tropical Kingbird 2       1      
Couch's Kingbird 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Green Jay 12       2      
Horned Lark 3       1      
Purple Martin 16       4      
Cave Swallow 12       2      
Black-crested Titmouse 5       2      
Bewick's Wren 2       2      
Carolina Wren 3       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3       2      
Northern Mockingbird 6       3      
Long-billed Thrasher 4       2      
Curve-billed Thrasher 5       2      
European Starling 12       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 6       2      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Cassin's Sparrow 22       2      
Chipping Sparrow 34       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 2       1      
Northern Cardinal 20       2      
Pyrrhuloxia 7       2      
Black-headed Grosbeak 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 99       3      
Eastern Meadowlark 2       2      
Western Meadowlark 14       2      
Great-tailed Grackle 20       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 19       2      
Altamira Oriole 8       3      
Lesser Goldfinch 2       2      
American Goldfinch 56       2      
House Sparrow 31       3      
Total 2,161             

A total of 131 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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