Birding Howard County, Maryland

Species Lists for Patuxent Branch Trail

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
Canada GooseXX
Wood DuckXX
American Black Duck
MallardXX
Rock PigeonX
Mourning DoveXXXX
Yellow-billed CuckooXX
Chimney SwiftXX
Ruby-throated HummingbirdXXX
KilldeerX
Solitary SandpiperX
Ring-billed GullXX
Common LoonX
Great Blue HeronXXX
Yellow-crowned Night-HeronX
Black VultureXXX
Turkey VultureXXX
OspreyX
Bald EagleX
Sharp-shinned HawkXXX
Cooper's HawkXX
Red-shouldered HawkXXXX
Red-tailed HawkXX
Barred OwlX
Belted KingfisherXXXX
Red-bellied WoodpeckerXXXX
Yellow-bellied SapsuckerXXX
Downy WoodpeckerXXXX
Hairy WoodpeckerXXXX
Northern FlickerXXXX
Pileated WoodpeckerXXXX
Olive-sided FlycatcherX
Eastern Wood-PeweeXXX
Yellow-bellied SapsuckerXXX
Acadian FlycatcherXX
Willow FlycatcherX
Least FlycatcherX
Eastern PhoebeXXX
Great Crested FlycatcherXX
Eastern KingbirdXX
White-eyed VireoXX
Blue-headed VireoX
Philadelphia VireoX
Warbling VireoX
Red-eyed VireoXXX
Blue JayXXXX
American CrowXXXX
Fish CrowXX
Tree SwallowX
N. Rough-winged SwallowXX
Barn SwallowX
Carolina ChickadeeXXXX
Tufted TitmouseXXXX
Red-breasted NuthatchX
White-breasted NuthatchXXXX
Brown CreeperXXX
House WrenXXX
Winter WrenXXX
Sedge WrenX
Marsh WrenXX
Carolina WrenXXXX
Blue-gray GnatcatcherXX
Golden-crowned KingletXXX
Ruby-crowned KingletXX
Eastern BluebirdXX
NameSpSuFW
VeeryXX
Gray-cheeked ThrushXX
Swainson's ThrushXX
Hermit ThrushXX
Wood ThrushXXX
American RobinXXXX
Gray CatbirdXXX
Brown ThrasherX
Northern MockingbirdXXX
European StarlingXX
Cedar WaxwingXXX
House SparrowXXXX
House FinchXXXX
Purple FinchX
White-winged CrossbillX
Pine SiskinXXX
American GoldfinchXXXX
OvenbirdXX
Worm-eating WarblerX
Louisiana WaterthrushXXX
Northern WaterthrushX
Golden-winged WarblerXX
Blue-winged WarblerXX
Black-and-white WarblerXX
Prothonotary WarblerX
Tennessee WarblerX
Nashville WarblerX
Mourning WarblerX
Kentucky WarblerXX
Common YellowthroatXXX
Hooded WarblerX
American RedstartXX
Northern ParulaXXX
Magnolia WarblerXX
Bay-breasted Warbler*X
Blackburnian WarblerX
Yellow WarblerX
Chestnut-sided WarblerXX
Blackpoll Warbler*XXX
Black-throated Blue WarblerXX
Palm Warbler*X
Pine Warbler*X
Yellow-rumped WarblerXXX
Yellow-throated WarblerX
Prairie WarblerX
Black-throated Green WarblerXX
Canada WarblerXXX
Wilson's WarblerXX
Eastern TowheeXX
Chipping SparrowXX
Field SparrowX
Song SparrowXXXX
Swamp SparrowX
White-throated SparrowXXX
Dark-eyed JuncoXXX
Scarlet TanagerXXX
Northern CardinalXXXX
Rose-breasted GrosbeakXX
Indigo BuntingXXX
Red-winged BlackbirdXXX
Common GrackleXXXX
Brown-headed CowbirdXX
Orchard OrioleX
Baltimore OrioleX
Contributors: Steve Collins, Tom Miller, Jo Solem, Steve Schwemmer, John McKitterick, Dan Southworth, Linda Southworth, Michelle Stewart, Barry Miller, Kathy Glyshaw.

BUTTERFLIES

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Contributors: Steve Collins, Joanne Solem, June Tveekrem, Annette Allor.

DRAGONFLIES

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Contributors: Steve Collins, Joanne Solem, Bob Solem.

MAMMALS

  • Northern Short-tailed Shrew
  • Black Bear
  • Red Fox
  • Woodchuck
  • Eastern Chipmunk
  • Eastern Gray Squirrel
  • Southern Flying Squirrel
  • American Beaver
  • White-tailed Deer
Contributors: Steve Collins, Joanne Solem, Bob Solem, Sue Muller.

AMPHIBIANS

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Contributors: Steve Collins, Joanne Solem; Sue Muller (MARA data).

REPTILES

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Contributors: Steve Collins, Joanne Solem; Sue Muller (MARA data).

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