Birding Howard County, Maryland

Species Lists for Meadowbrook Park

Birds Butterflies Dragonflies Mammals Amphibians Reptiles

BIRDS (AOU57)

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Seasonal List

Seasons: Sp (Spring): March–May; Su (Summer): June–July; F (Fall): August–November; W (Winter): December–February.

NameSpSuFW
Snow Goosex
Cackling Goosex
Canada Goosexxxx
Wood Duckxx
Gadwallx
American Black Duckxxx
Mallardxxxx
Blue-winged Tealx
Northern Shovelerx
Northern Pintailx
Red-headed Woodpeckerx
Hooded Merganserx
Pied-billed Grebexxx
Rock Pigeonxxx
Mourning Dovexxxx
Yellow-billed Cuckooxx
Common Nighthawkx
Chimney Swiftxx
Ruby-throated Hummingbirdx
Soraxx
Killdeerxxx
Wilson's Snipex
Spotted Sandpiperx
Solitary Sandpiperxx
Greater Yellowlegsx
Ring-billed Gullxxx
Herring Gullx
Common Loonx
Double-crested Cormorantxx
American Bitternxx
Great Blue Heronxxxx
Great Egretxxx
Little Blue Heronx
Green Heronxxx
Black-crowned Night-Heronxx
Yellow-crowned Night-Heronxx
Black Vulturexxxx
Turkey Vulturexxxx
Ospreyxx
Mississippi Kitex
Bald Eaglexxx
Northern Harrierxxx
Sharp-shinned Hawkxxx
Cooper's Hawkxxxx
Red-shouldered Hawkxxxx
Broad-winged Hawkxx
Red-tailed Hawkxxx
Rough-legged Hawkx
Great Horned Owlx
Barred Owlxx
Belted Kingfisherxxx
Red-headed Woodpeckerx
Red-bellied Woodpeckerxxxx
Yellow-bellied Sapsuckerxxx
Downy Woodpeckerxxxx
Northern Flickerxxxx
Pileated Woodpeckerxx
American Kestrelxxx
Merlinxxx
Peregrine Falconx
Eastern Wood-Peweex
Yellow-bellied Sapsuckerxxx
Acadian Flycatcherx
Alder Flycatcherx
Willow Flycatcherxxx
Eastern Phoebexxxx
Great Crested Flycatcherx
Eastern Kingbirdxxx
White-eyed Vireoxxx
Philadelphia Vireox
Warbling Vireoxxx
Red-eyed Vireoxxx
Blue Jayxxxx
American Crowxxxx
Fish Crowxxxx
Tree Swallowxxx
N. Rough-winged Swallowxxx
Barn Swallowxxx
Carolina Chickadeexxxx
Tufted Titmousexxxx
NameSpSuFW
Red-breasted Nuthatchx
White-breasted Nuthatchxxx
House Wrenxxxx
Marsh Wrenxx
Carolina Wrenxxxx
Blue-gray Gnatcatcherx
Golden-crowned Kingletx
Ruby-crowned Kingletxxx
Eastern Bluebirdxxxx
Veeryx
Swainson's Thrushx
Hermit Thrushx
Wood Thrushx
American Robinxxxx
Gray Catbirdxxx
Brown Thrasherxxx
Northern Mockingbirdxxxx
European Starlingxxxx
Cedar Waxwingxxxx
House Sparrowxxxx
American Pipitxx
House Finchxxxx
Purple Finchx
Pine Siskinx
American Goldfinchxxxx
Ovenbirdx
Orange-crowned Warblerx
Louisiana Waterthrushx
Northern Waterthrushx
Black-and-white Warblerxx
Prothonotary Warblerx
Tennessee Warblerx
Nashville Warblerx
Connecticut Warblerx
Mourning Warblerx
Common Yellowthroatxxx
American Redstartx
Cape May Warblerx
Northern Parulax
Magnolia Warblerx
Bay-breasted Warblerx
Yellow Warblerxx
Chestnut-sided Warblerxx
Blackpoll Warblerxx
Black-throated Blue Warblerxx
Palm Warblerxx
Yellow-rumped Warblerxx
Black-throated Green Warblerxx
Wilson's Warblerx
Yellow-breasted Chatxxx
Eastern Towheexxxx
American Tree Sparrowxx
Chipping Sparrowxxx
Clay-colored Sparrowx
Field Sparrowxxx
Vesper Sparrowxx
Savannah Sparrowxxx
Grasshopper Sparrowxxx
Fox Sparrowxxx
Song Sparrowxxxx
Lincoln's Sparrowxx
Swamp Sparrowxxx
White-throated Sparrowxxx
White-crowned Sparrowxxx
Dark-eyed Juncoxxx
Scarlet Tanagerx
Northern Cardinalxxxx
Rose-breasted Grosbeakxx
Blue Grosbeakxxx
Indigo Buntingxxx
Dickcisselx
Bobolinkxx
Red-winged Blackbirdxxxx
Eastern Meadowlarkxx
Rusty Blackbirdxx
Brewer's Blackbirdx
Common Gracklexxxx
Brown-headed Cowbirdxxxx
Orchard Oriolexx
Baltimore Oriolexx
Contributors: HCBC field trips and annual counts, Andy Aguilera, Dianne Aguilera, Sue Buswell, Jane Coskren, Sarel Cousins, Ralph Cullison, Karen Darcy, David Farner, Ralph Geuder, Joe Hanfman, Jane Heim, Hans Holbrook, Emmalyn Holdridge, Kathy Litzinger, Brigitte Lund, Nancy Magnusson, Bonnie Ott, Anita Picco, Robert Ringler, Kurt Schwarz, Jo Solem, Jim Wilkinson, Mike McClure.

BUTTERFLIES

(Click on butterfly name to go to photos.)

Contributors: Dick Smith, Jo Solem, Bob Solem, Karen Darcy, Richard Orr, Bonnie Ott, Jim Wilkinson, Grazina McClure, Kevin Heffernan, Sue Muller.

DRAGONFLIES

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Blue-faced Meadowhawk
Blue-facedMeadowhawk-RO (52K)
Photo by Richard Orr
Contributors: Jo Solem, Bob Solem, June Tveekrem, Nancy Magnusson, Wes Earp, Bonnie Ott.

MAMMALS

  • Red Fox
  • Woodchuck
  • Eastern Gray Squirrel
  • Beaver
  • Eastern Cottontail
  • White-tailed Deer
Contributors: Jo Solem

AMPHIBIANS

(Click on amphibian name to go to photos.)

Contributors: Howard County FrogWatchUSA, Sue Muller (MARA data), Bonnie Ott.

REPTILES

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Contributors: Jo Solem, Bob Solem, Michele Wright, Bonnie Ott, Sue Muller (MARA data)

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