Birding Howard County, Maryland

Species Lists for Rockburn Branch Park

Birds Butterflies Dragonflies Mammals Amphibians Reptiles Lichens Ferns

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 Goosexxxx
Tundra Swanx
Wood Duckx
Mallardxx
Blue-winged Tealx
Red-headed Woodpeckerx
Northern Bobwhitexxxx
Ring-necked Pheasantxxxx
Wild Turkeyx
Rock Pigeonxxxx
Mourning Dove*xxxx
Yellow-billed Cuckoo *xx
Black-billed Cuckoox
Common Nighthawkxx
Chimney Swiftxxx
Ruby-throated Hummingbird *xxx
Killdeerxxx
American Woodcockxxx
Solitary Sandpiperx
Laughing Gullxx
Ring-billed Gullxxxx
Herring Gullxxxx
Great Black-backed Gullx
Common Loonxx
Double-crested Cormorantxx
Great Blue Heronxx
Great Egretxx
Green Heronxx
Yellow-crowned Night-Heronxx
White Ibisx
Black Vulturexxxx
Turkey Vulture*xxxx
Ospreyxx
Bald Eaglexx
Northern Harrierxx
Sharp-shinned Hawkxxx
Cooper's Hawk *xxxx
Red-shouldered Hawk *xxxx
Broad-winged Hawkxx
Red-tailed Hawk *xxxx
Eastern Screech-Owlxxxx
Great Horned Owl *xxxx
Barred Owlxxxx
Belted Kingfisherx
Red-headed Woodpeckerx
Red-bellied Woodpecker *xxxx
Yellow-bellied Sapsuckerxxx
Downy Woodpecker *xxxx
Hairy Woodpecker *xxxx
Northern Flicker*xxxx
Pileated Woodpecker *xxxx
American Kestrel*xxxx
Merlinxx
Peregrine Falconx
Olive-sided Flycatcherxx
Acadian Flycatcher *xx
Alder Flycatcher *x
Least Flycatcherxx
Eastern Phoebe*xxxx
Great Crested Flycatcher *xxx
Eastern Kingbird *xx
White-eyed Vireo *xxx
Yellow-throated Vireoxx
Blue-headed Vireoxx
Philadelphia Vireox
Warbling Vireox
Red-eyed Vireo*xxx
Blue Jay*xxxx
American Crow*xxxx
Fish Crowxx
Purple Martinx
Tree Swallow *xxx
Northern Rough-winged Swallowx
Cliff Swallowx
Barn Swallowxx
Carolina Chickadee *xxxx
Tufted Titmouse *xxxx
Red-breasted Nuthatchxx
White-breasted Nuthatch *xxxx
Brown Creeperxxx
House Wren *xxx
Winter Wrenxxx
Sedge Wrenx
Carolina Wren*xxxx
NameSpSuFW
Blue-gray Gnatcatcherxxx
Golden-crowned Kingletxxx
Ruby-crowned Kingletxxx
Eastern Bluebird *xxxx
Veeryxx
Gray-cheeked Thrushxx
Swainson's Thrushxx
Hermit Thrushxxx
Wood Thrush *xxx
American Robin*xxxx
Gray Catbird *xxxx
Brown Thrasher*xxxx
Northern Mockingbird *xxxx
European Starling *xxxx
Cedar Waxwing*xxxx
House Sparrow*xxxx
American Pipitx
House Finch *xxxx
Purple Finchxxx
Pine Siskinx
American Goldfinch *xxxx
Ovenbird *xxx
Worm-eating Warblerxx
Orange-crowned Warblerxx
Louisiana Waterthrush *xxx
Northern Waterthrushxxx
Golden-winged Warblerx
Blue-winged Warblerxxx
Black-and-white Warblerxx
Prothonotary Warblerx
Tennessee Warblerxx
Nashville Warblerxx
Connecticut Warblerx
Mourning Warblerxx
Kentucky Warbler *xxx
Common Yellowthroat *xxx
Hooded Warbler*xxx
American Redstart *xxx
Cape May Warblerxx
Cerulean Warblerx
Northern Parula *xxx
Magnolia Warblerxx
Bay-breasted Warbler*xx
Blackburnian Warblerxx
Yellow Warbler*xxx
Chestnut-sided Warblerxx
Blackpoll Warbler*xx
Black-throated Blue Warblerxx
Palm Warbler*xx
Pine Warbler*x
Yellow-rumped Warblerxxx
Yellow-throated Warblerx
Prairie Warbler *xxx
Black-throated Green Warblerxx
Canada Warblerxx
Wilson's Warblerxx
Yellow-breasted Chat *xxx
Eastern Towhee *xxxx
American Tree Sparrowxx
Chipping Sparrow *xxx
Field Sparrow*xxxx
Savannah Sparrowx
Grasshopper Sparrowx
Henslow's Sparrowx
Fox Sparrowxx
Song Sparrow *xxxx
Lincoln's Sparrowxx
Swamp Sparrowxxx
White-throated Sparrowxxx
White-crowned Sparrowxxx
Dark-eyed Juncoxxx
Scarlet Tanager *xxx
Northern Cardinal*xxxx
Rose-breasted Grosbeakxx
Blue Grosbeak*xxx
Indigo Bunting*xxx
Bobolinkx
Red-winged Blackbirdxxxx
Eastern Meadowlarkxx
Rusty Blackbirdx
Common Grackle*xxxx
Brown-headed Cowbird *xxxx
Orchard Oriole*xxx
Baltimore Oriole *xxx
* breeding records for these species
Contributors: HCBC field trips and seasonal counts, Parks Checklist Project, Stan Arnold, Connie Bockstie, Martha Chestem, Karen Darcy, Phil Davis, Darius Ecker, Jane Geuder, Ralph Geuder, Joe Hanfman, Kevin Heffernan, Emy Holdridge, John Maloney, Joel Martin, Elayne Metter, Jeff Metter, Eric Neupert, Bonnie Ott, Jo Solem, Paula Sortino, Al Swann, Helen Zeichner, Mark Fisher.

BUTTERFLIES

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Northern Pearly_Eye
IMG_7271 (25K)
Photo by Kevin Heffernan
Contributors: Dick Smith, Jo Solem, Bonnie Ott, Richard Orr, Kevin Heffernan, Annette Allor, Linda Hunt.

DRAGONFLIES

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Contributors: Jo Solem, Bob Solem, Richard Orr, Pat Caro, Nancy Magnusson, Bonnie Ott.

MAMMALS

  • Eastern Mole
  • Eastern Cottontail
  • Eastern Chipmunk
  • Eastertn Gray Squirrel
  • Red Fox
  • White-tailed Deer
Contributors: Jo Solem, Bonnie Ott, Grazina McClure, Bob Solem, Sue Muller.

AMPHIBIANS

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


REPTILES

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Contributor: Sue Muller (MARA data)

LICHENS

CRUSTOSE
  • Powdery goldspeck lichen
  • Common goldspeck lichen
  • Common script lichen
  • Brown-eyed rim lichen
  • Mealy rim lichen
  • Fluffy dust lichen
  • Smoky-eye boulder lichen
FOLIOSE
  • Candleflame lichen
  • Common greenshield lichen
  • Powdery rosette lichen
  • Mealy rosette lichen
  • Star rosette lichen
  • Rough speckled shield lichen
FRUITICOSE
  • Dixie reindeer lichen
  • Stalkless cladonia
  • Mealy pixie-cup
  • Common powderhorn
  • British Soldiers
  • Smooth cladonia
  • Fence-rail cladonia
Contributor: Richard Orr

FERNS

  • Lady Fern
  • Sensitive Fern
  • New York Fern
  • Ebony Spleanwort
  • Cinnamon Fern
  • Royal Fern
  • Hayscented Fern
  • Rattlesnake Fern
  • Christmas Fern
  • Tree Clubmoss (Lycopodium obscurum)
Contributor: Jo Solem

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