Birding Howard County, Maryland

Species Lists for Mt Pleasant

Birds Butterflies Dragonflies Mammals Amphibians Reptiles Lichens

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 GooseXXX
Canada GooseXXXX
Tundra SwanX
Wood DuckX
MallardXX
Northern PintailX
Hooded MerganserX
Northern BobwhiteX
Ring-necked PheasantX
Wild TurkeyX
Rock PigeonXXX
Mourning DoveXXXX
Yellow-billed CuckooX
Black-billed CuckooXX
Common NighthawkX
Chimney SwiftXXX
Ruby-throated HummingbirdXXX
Black-bellied PloverX
KilldeerXXX
Upland SandpiperX
Wilson's SnipeX
American WoodcockXX
Spotted SandpiperX
Solitary SandpiperX
Bonaparte's GullXX
Laughing GullX
Ring-billed GullXXX
Herring GullXXX
Great Black-backed GullX
Common LoonXX
Double-crested CormorantXX
American BitterrnX
Great Blue HeronXXX
Great EgretX
Green HeronXX
Glossy IbisX
Black VultureXXXX
Turkey VultureXXXX
OspreyXX
Bald EagleX
Northern HarrierXXX
Sharp-shinned HawkXXX
Cooper's HawkXXXX
Red-shouldered HawkXXXX
Broad-winged HawkXXX
Red-tailed HawkXXXX
Rough-legged HawkX
Eastern Screech-OwlX
Barred OwlX
Belted KingfisherXX
Red-headed WoodpeckerX
Red-bellied WoodpeckerXXXX
Yellow-bellied SapsuckerXXX
Downy WoodpeckerXXXX
Hairy WoodpeckerXXX
Northern FlickerXXX
Pileated WoodpeckerXXX
American KestrelXXX
MerlinXX
Peregrine FalconX
Olive-sided FlycatcherX
Eastern Wood-PeweeXXX
Yellow-bellied SapsuckerXXX
Acadian FlycatcherXXX
Alder FlycatcherXX
Willow FlycatcherXX
Least FlycatcherXXX
Eastern PhoebeXX
Great Crested FlycatcherXX
Eastern KingbirdXXX
White-eyed VireoXXX
Yellow-throated VireoX
Blue-headed VireoXX
Philadelphia VireoX
Warbling VireoXX
Red-eyed VireoXXX
Blue JayXXXX
American CrowXXXX
Fish CrowXXX
Common RavenXXXX
Horned LarkXX
Purple MartinXXX
Tree SwallowXXX
N. Rough-winged SwallowX
Bank SwallowX
Barn SwallowXXX
Carolina ChickadeeXXXX
Tufted TitmouseXXXX
Red-breasted NuthatchXX
White-breasted NuthatchXXXX
Brown CreeperXX
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NameSpSuFW
House WrenXXX
Winter WrenXX
Sedge WrenX
Marsh WrenXX
Carolina WrenXXXX
Blue-gray GnatcatcherXXX
Golden-crowned KingletXXX
Ruby-crowned KingletXX
Eastern BluebirdXXXX
VeeryXX
Swainson's ThrushXX
Hermit ThrushX
American RobinXXX
Gray CatbirdXXXX
Brown ThrasherXXXX
Northern MockingbirdXXXX
European StarlingXXXX
Cedar WaxwingXXX
House SparrowXXXX
American PipitX
House FinchXXXX
Purple FinchX
Red CrossbillX
Pine SiskinX
American GoldfinchXXXX
Evening GrosbeakX
OvenbirdX
Orange-crowned WarblerXX
Northern WaterthrushX
Golden-winged WarblerX
Blue-winged WarblerX
Black-and-white WarblerXXX
Tennessee WarblerX
Nashville WarblerXX
Connecticut WarblerX
Mourning WarblerX
Common YellowthroatXXX
American RedstartXX
Cape May WarblerXX
Northern ParulaXX
Magnolia WarblerXX
Bay-breasted WarblerX
Blackburnian WarblerX
Yellow WarblerXX
Chestnut-sided WarblerXX
Blackpoll Warbler*XX
Black-throated Blue WarblerX
Palm Warbler*XX
Yellow-rumped WarblerXXXX
Prairie WarblerXXX
Black-throated Green WarblerXX
Canada WarblerXX
Wilson's WarblerX
Yellow-breasted ChatXXX
Eastern TowheeXXXX
American Tree SparrowXXX
Chipping SparrowXXXX
Clay-colored SparrowX
Field SparrowXXXX
Vesper SparrowXX
Savannah SparrowXXX
Grasshopper SparrowXXX
Le Conte's SparrowX
Nelson's SparrowX
Fox SparrowXXX
Song SparrowXXXX
Lincoln's SparrowXXX
Swamp SparrowXXX
White-throated SparrowXXX
White-crowned SparrowXXX
Dark-eyed JuncoXXX
Scarlet TanagerXXX
Northern CardinalXXXX
Rose-breasted GrosbeakXX
Blue GrosbeakXXX
Indigo BuntingXXX
DickcisselX
BobolinkXX
Red-winged BlackbirdXXXX
Eastern MeadowlarkXXXX
Rusty BlackbirdXX
Common GrackleXXXX
Brown-headed CowbirdXXX
Orchard OrioleXX
Baltimore OrioleX
Contributors: Howard County Bird Club field trips, seasonal counts, Scott Berglund, Jeff Culler, Ralph Cullison, Karen Heffernan, Harry Fink, Ralph Geuder, Joe Hanfman, Kevin Heffernan, Emmalyn Holdridge, David Holmes, Nancy Magnusson, Dave Harvey, Elayne and Jeff Metter, Richard Orr, Bonnie Ott, Howard Patterson, Russ Ruffing, Kurt Schwarz, Dick Smith, Bob Solem, Joanne Solem, Chuck Stirrat, Robin Todd, June Tveekrem, Jim Wilkinson, Matt Rogosky.

BUTTERFLIES

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Contributors: Dick Smith, Wes Earp, Sue Earp, Grazine McClure, Bonnie Ott, Jo Solem, Tom Stock, Annette Allor, Emmalyn Holdridge, Timothy Reichard.

DRAGONFLIES

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Contributors: Bob Solem, Jo Solem, Richard Orr, Bonnie Ott, Timothy Reichard.

MAMMALS

  • Northern Short-tailed Shrew
  • Common Raccoon
  • Mink
  • Striped Skunk
  • Red Fox
  • Gray Fox
  • Woodchuck
  • Eastern Chipmunk
  • Eastern Gray Squirrel
  • White-footed Mouse
  • Meadow Vole
  • Eastern Cottontail
  • White-tailed Deer
Contributors: Howard County Conservancy staff and volunteers, Howard County Bird Club field trips, Scott Berglund, Wes Earp.

AMPHIBIANS

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Contributors: Howard County Conservancy staff and volunteers, Howard County Bird Club field trips.

REPTILES

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Contributors: Howard County Conservancy staff and volunteers, Howard County Bird Club field trips, Sue Muller.

LICHENS

CRUSTOSE
  • Common button lichen
  • Gray-rimmed firedot lichen
  • Red firedot lichen
  • Powdery goldspeck lichen
  • Common goldspeck lichen
  • Brown-eyed rim lichen
  • Rock disk lichen
  • Fluffy dust lichen
  • Speckled blister lichen
  • Black stone lichen
FOLIOSE
  • Candleflame lichen
  • Common greenshield lichen
  • Wrinkled loop lichen
  • Powdery axil-bristle lichen
  • Southern powdered ruffle lichen
  • Salted ruffle lichen
  • Rough speckled shield lichen
Contributor: Richard Orr.

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