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Aransas NWR (CTC 037) (Aransas Co.), Texas (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Aransas NWR (CTC 037)  (Aransas Co.), Texas

Map of Aransas NWR (CTC 037) (Aransas Co.), Texas



Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) Whooping Crane (Grus americana) - Eating Snake Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus) Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) - Male American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) Whooping Crane (Grus americana) Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis) - 1st Winter Crested Caracara (Caracara cheriway) Sanderling (Calidris alba)

Salt Marsh

Trips

Texas

4/16/2013: We decided to drive over to the coast after we found out that there were still some Whooping Cranes around.

Previous Visit (Balcones Canyonlands NWR--Refuge HQ (Travis Co.): 4/15/2013)
Next Visit (Brazoria NWR (UTC 108): 4/17/2013)



Species Recorded (68)

Birds ( 65 )

Shoebill ( Balaenicipitidae )
American White Pelican - Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Brown Pelican - Pelecanus occidentalis

Loons ( Gaviidae )
Common Loon - Gavia immer

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Neotropic Cormorant - Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias
Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis
Little Blue Heron - Egretta caerulea
Reddish Egret - Egretta rufescens
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula
Tricolored Heron - Egretta tricolor

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
Roseate Spoonbill - Platalea ajaja

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Northern Shoveler - Anas clypeata
Blue-winged Teal - Anas discors
Mottled Duck - Anas fulvigula
Lesser Scaup - Aythya affinis
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck - Dendrocygna autumnalis

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Osprey - Pandion haliaetus

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Crested Caracara - Caracara cheriway
Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus

Cranes ( Gruidae )
Whooping Crane - Grus americana

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Snowy Plover - Charadrius nivosus
Semipalmated Plover - Charadrius semipalmatus
Black-bellied Plover - Pluvialis squatarola

Oystercatchers ( Haematopodidae )
American Oystercatcher - Haematopus palliatus

Stilts and Avocets ( Recurvirostridae )
Black-necked Stilt - Himantopus mexicanus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius
Ruddy Turnstone - Arenaria interpres
Sanderling - Calidris alba
Dunlin - Calidris alpina
Western Sandpiper - Calidris mauri
Least Sandpiper - Calidris minutilla
Short-billed Dowitcher - Limnodromus griseus
Marbled Godwit - Limosa fedoa
Whimbrel - Numenius phaeopus
Lesser Yellowlegs - Tringa flavipes
Willet - Tringa semipalmata

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Gull-billed Tern - Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern - Hydroprogne caspia
Herring Gull - Larus argentatus
Ring-billed Gull - Larus delawarensis
Laughing Gull - Leucophaeus atricilla
Forster's Tern - Sterna forsteri
Least Tern - Sternula antillarum
Royal Tern - Thalasseus maximus
Sandwich Tern - Thalasseus sandvicensis

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Common Ground-Dove - Columbina passerina
Eurasian Collared-Dove - Streptopelia decaocto

Swifts ( Apodidae )
Chimney Swift - Chaetura pelagica

Kingfishers ( Alcedinidae )
Belted Kingfisher - Megaceryle alcyon

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - Tyrannus forficatus
Eastern Kingbird - Tyrannus tyrannus

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay - Aphelocoma woodhouseii
American Crow - Corvus brachyrhynchos

Chickadees and Titmice ( Paridae )
Black-crested Titmouse - Baeolophus atricristatus
Carolina Chickadee - Poecile carolinensis

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Gray Catbird - Dumetella carolinensis

Shrikes ( Laniidae )
Loggerhead Shrike - Lanius ludovicianus

Vireos ( Vireonidae )
White-eyed Vireo - Vireo griseus

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Summer Tanager - Piranga rubra

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Northern Cardinal - Cardinalis cardinalis

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Seaside Sparrow - Ammodramus maritimus

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Common Grackle - Quiscalus quiscula

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus

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