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2012 Results: South Padre Island, 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 4       2      
Gadwall 12       1      
American Wigeon 162       4      
Mallard 4       4      
Mottled Duck 27       4      
Blue-winged Teal 12       4      
Northern Shoveler 15       4      
Northern Pintail 270       4      
Green-winged Teal 2       1      
Redhead 866       5      
Greater Scaup 4       4      
Lesser Scaup 110       4      
Bufflehead 5       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 64       4      
Ruddy Duck 2       1      
Common Loon 5       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 41       4      
Eared Grebe 1       1      
Neotropic Cormorant 12       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 74       4      
American White Pelican 81       4      
Brown Pelican 145       5      
American Bittern 2       2      
Great Blue Heron 46       4      
Great Egret 20       4      
Snowy Egret 6       4      
Little Blue Heron 20       4      
Tricolored Heron 20       4      
Reddish Egret 15       4      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 22       3      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 48       4      
Roseate Spoonbill 23       4      
Turkey Vulture 10       1      
Osprey 9       4      
White-tailed Kite 3       3      
Northern Harrier 6       3      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Harris's Hawk 5       1      
White-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 10       1      
Clapper Rail 10       4      
King Rail 2       2      
Virginia Rail 3       2      
Sora 4       3      
Common Gallinule 27       4      
American Coot 37       4      
Black-bellied Plover 10       4      
Snowy Plover 2       2      
Semipalmated Plover 5       3      
Piping Plover 12       3      
Killdeer 7       4      
American Oystercatcher 4       2      
Black-necked Stilt 2       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 8       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 4       2      
Willet 37       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 2       2      
Long-billed Curlew 6       2      
Marbled Godwit 4       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 24       3      
Sanderling 24       3      
Western Sandpiper 38       3      
Least Sandpiper 34       3      
Dunlin 1       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 32       3      
Long-billed Dowitcher 3       2      
Wilson's Snipe 2       2      
Laughing Gull 412       6      
Ring-billed Gull 56       4      
Herring Gull 15       4      
Gull-billed Tern 1       1      
Caspian Tern 23       3      
Forster's Tern 47       3      
Royal Tern 62       3      
Sandwich Tern 1       1      
Black Skimmer 95       3      
Rock Pigeon 99       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 17       4      
White-winged Dove 7       1      
Mourning Dove 12       2      
Inca Dove 2       2      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 2       2      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 8       3      
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 2       2      
Crested Caracara 1       1      
American Kestrel 15       4      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 4       4      
Eastern Phoebe 6       4      
Great Kiskadee 3       2      
Tropical Kingbird 7       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Barn Swallow 4       1      
House Wren 2       2      
Marsh Wren 6       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 10       3      
Northern Mockingbird 19       6      
Long-billed Thrasher 2       2      
European Starling 15       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 13       3      
Common Yellowthroat 4       3      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 20       3      
Chipping Sparrow 2       2      
Vesper Sparrow 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 41       3      
Lincoln's Sparrow 4       2      
Pyrrhuloxia 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 197       5      
Western Meadowlark 6       2      
Great-tailed Grackle 161       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 15       2      
House Sparrow 29       3      
Total 3,989             

A total of 118 species were reported.

See a summary for Texas.

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