Birding Howard County, Maryland

Species Lists for Schooley Mill Park

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 Goosex
Cackling Goosex
Canada Goosexxxx
Tundra Swanxxx
Wood Duck *xxx
American Black Duckxx
Mallard*xxxx
Northern Shovelerx
Red-headed Woodpeckerxx
Ring-necked Duckx
Buffleheadxx
Hooded Merganserxx
Common Merganserx
Ruddy Duckx
Northern Bobwhite *xxxx
Ring-necked Pheasantxx
Wild Turkeyxxx
Rock Pigeonxxxx
Mourning Dove*xxxx
Yellow-billed Cuckoo *xxx
Black-billed Cuckoo *xxx
Common Nighthawkxx
Chimney Swift*xxx
Ruby-throated Hummingbird *xxx
King Railx
Virginia Railx
Sorax
Killdeer *xxxx
Wilson's Snipex
American Woodcockxxxx
Spotted Sandpiperx
Solitary Sandpiperx
Greater Yellowlegsx
Lesser Yellowlegsx
Bonaparte's Gullx
Laughing Gullx
Ring-billed Gullxxx
Herring Gullxxx
Great Black-backed Gullxx
Caspian Ternx
Common Loonxx
Double-crested Cormorantxx
Great Blue Heronxxxx
Great Egretxx
Green Heronxxx
Black-crowned Night-Heronxx
Yellow-crowned Night-Heronx
Black Vulturexxxx
Turkey Vulturexxxx
Ospreyxxx
Bald Eaglexxx
Northern Harrierxxxx
Sharp-shinned Hawkxxx
Cooper's Hawkxxxx
Red-shouldered Hawk *xxxx
Broad-winged Hawkxx
Red-tailed Hawk *xxxx
Rough-legged Hawkx
Golden Eaglex
Eastern Screech-Owlxxx
Great Horned Owl *xxxx
Barred Owl *xxxx
Belted Kingfisherxxxx
Red-headed Woodpeckerxx
Red-bellied Woodpecker *xxxx
Yellow-bellied Sapsuckerxxx
Downy Woodpecker *xxxx
Hairy Woodpecker *xxxx
Northern Flicker *xxxx
Pileated Woodpecker *xxxx
American Kestrel*xxxx
Merlinx
Peregrine Falconx
Olive-sided Flycatcherx
Eastern Wood-Pewee *xxx
Yellow-bellied Sapsuckerxxx
Acadian Flycatcher *xxx
Alder Flycatcherx
Willow Flycatcher *xx
Least Flycatcherxx
Eastern Phoebexxxx
Great Crested Flycatcher *xxx
Eastern Kingbird *xxx
Northern Shrikex
White-eyed Vireo *xxx
Yellow-throated Vireoxx
Blue-headed Vireoxx
Philadelphia Vireox
Warbling Vireoxxx
Red-eyed Vireo*xxx
Blue Jay*xxxx
American Crow*xxxx
Fish Crowxxxx
Horned Larkx
Purple Martinxxx
Tree Swallow *xxx
N. Rough-winged Swallowx
Bank Swallowxxx
Cliff Swallowxxx
Barn Swallowxxx
NameSpSuFW
Carolina Chickadee *xxxx
Tufted Titmouse *xxxx
Red-breasted Nuthatchxxx
White-breasted Nuthatch *xxxx
Brown Creeperxxx
House Wren *xxxx
Winter Wrenxxx
Marsh Wrenx
Carolina Wren*xxxx
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher *xxx
Golden-crowned Kingletxxx
Ruby-crowned Kingletxxx
Eastern Bluebird *xxxx
Veery*xxx
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 Sparrowxxx
American Pipitx
House Finch *xxxx
Purple Finchxxx
White-winged Crossbillxx
Pine Siskinxxx
American Goldfinch *xxxx
Evening Grosbeakx
Ovenbird *xxx
Worm-eating Warblerxxx
Orange-crowned Warblerx
Louisiana Waterthrush *xx
Northern Waterthrushxx
Golden-winged Warblerxx
Blue-winged Warblerxx
Black-and-white Warblerxxx
Prothonotary Warblerx
Tennessee Warblerxx
Nashville Warblerxx
Connecticut Warblerx
Mourning Warblerxx
Kentucky Warbler *xxx
Common Yellowthroat *xxxx
Hooded Warbler*xxx
American Redstartxxx
Cape May Warblerx
Northern Parula *xxx
Magnolia Warblerxx
Bay-breasted Warbler*xx
Blackburnian Warblerxxx
Yellow Warbler*xxx
Chestnut-sided Warblerxx
Blackpoll Warbler*xxx
Black-throated Blue Warblerxx
Palm Warbler*xx
Pine Warbler*xx
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 Sparrowxxx
Chipping Sparrow *xxxx
Clay-colored Sparrowx
Field Sparrow*xxxx
Vesper Sparrowxx
Savannah Sparrowxxx
Grasshopper Sparrow *xxx
Fox Sparrowxxx
Song Sparrow *xxxx
Lincoln's Sparrowxxx
Swamp Sparrowxxx
White-throated Sparrowxxx
White-crowned Sparrowxxx
Dark-eyed Juncoxxx
Summer Tanagerx
Scarlet Tanager *xxx
Northern Cardinal*xxxx
Rose-breasted Grosbeakxx
Blue Grosbeak*xxx
Indigo Bunting*xxx
Bobolinkxx
Red-winged Blackbird *xxxx
Eastern Meadowlark *xxxx
Rusty Blackbirdx
Common Gracklexxxx
Brown-headed Cowbird *xxxx
Orchard Oriole*xx
Baltimore Oriole *xxx
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Brewster's Warblerx
Lawrence's Warblerxx
* breeding records for these species
Contributors: Parks Checklist Project, HCBC field trips and seasonal counts, Scott Atkinson, John Blaisdell, Jon K Boone, Rod Burley, George Chase, Martha Chestem, Dennis Coskren, Jane Coskren, Susan Earp, Wes Earp, Darius Ecker, Gerald Elgert, Matt Hafner, Hans Holbrook, David Holmes, Mike Kerwin, Nancy Magnusson, Michael O'Brien, Daryl Olson, Peter Osenton, Bonnie Ott, Bob Ringler, Jim Stasz, Craig Sholley, Joanne Solem, Lisa Stevens, Jim Wilkinson, Kathy Calvert, Marsha Balestra, Eric Goldman, Ed Stedman, Chuck Stirrat.

BUTTERFLIES

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Contributors: Nancy Magnusson, Jo Solem, Dick Smith.

DRAGONFLIES

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Contributors: Jo Solem, Bob Solem, June Tveekrem, Richard Orr.

AMPHIBIANS

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

REPTILES

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Contributor: Nancy Magnusson, Sue Muller (MARA data).

LICHENS

CRUSTOSE
  • Common button lichen
  • Powdery goldspeck lichen
  • Common script lichen
  • Mealy rim lichen
  • Fluffy dust lichen
  • Smoky-eye boulder lichen
FOLIOSE
  • Candleflame lichen
  • Sea storm lichen
  • Common greenshield lichen
  • Southern powdered ruffle lichen
  • Powdered ruffle lichen
  • Powder-edged ruffle lichen
  • Powder-tipped shadow lichen
  • Orange-cored shadow lichen
  • Powdery rosette lichen
  • Hoary rosette lichen
  • Mealy rosette lichen
  • Star rosette lichen
  • Rough speckled shield lichen
FRUITICOSE
  • British Soldiers
  • Scarlet pin lichen
  • Warty beard lichen
Contributor: Richard Orr

MAMMALS

  • Virginia Opossum
  • Northern Short-tailed Shrew
  • Common Raccoon
  • Striped Skunk
  • Red Fox
  • Woodchuck
  • Eastern Chipmunk
  • Southern Flying Squirrel
  • Eastern Gray Squirrel
  • American Beaver
  • Eastern Cottontail
  • White-tailed Deer
Contributor: Nancy Magnusson

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