Birding Howard County, Maryland

Species Lists for West Friendship 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
Ross's Goose X
Cackling Goose X
Canada Goose *XXXX
Tundra SwanX X
Wood Duck *XXXX
GadwallX X
American WigeonX X
American Black DuckX XX
Mallard *XXXX
Blue-winged Teal X
Northern PintailX X
Green-winged TealX X
Ring-necked DuckX X
Hooded MerganserX X
Common MerganserX
Northern Bobwhite X
Wild TurkeyX XX
Double-crested CormorantXX
Rock PigeonXXXX
Mourning Dove *XXXX
Yellow-billed CuckooXXX
Black-billed CuckooX X
Common Nighthawk X
Chimney SwiftXXX
Ruby-throated HummingbirdXXX
Virginia RailX
Killdeer *XXXX
Least SandpiperX X
Short-billed DowitcherX
Wilson's SnipeX X
Spotted SandpiperX
Solitary SandpiperXXX
Greater Yellowlegs X
Lesser Yellowlegs X
Ring-billed GullX XX
Caspian TernX
Common LoonX X
American BitternX X
Great Blue HeronXXXX
Great EgretXXX
Green HeronXXX
Black VultureXXXX
Turkey VultureXXXX
OspreyX X
Bald EagleX XX
Northern HarrierX XX
Sharp-shinned HawkX XX
Cooper's HawkXXXX
Red-shouldered Hawk *XXXX
Broad-winged HawkX X
Red-tailed Hawk *XXXX
Great Horned Owl *XXX
Barred OwlXXXX
Belted KingfisherXXXX
Red-headed WoodpeckerX X
Red-bellied Woodpecker *XXXX
Yellow-bellied SapsuckerX XX
Downy Woodpecker *XXXX
Hairy WoodpeckerXXXX
Northern Flicker *XXXX
Pileated Woodpecker *XXXX
American KestrelX XX
MerlinX XX
Peregrine FalconX XX
Olive-sided Flycatcher X
Eastern Wood-PeweeXXX
Acadian FlycatcherXXX
Willow Flycatcher *XXX
Least FlycatcherX X
Eastern Phoebe *XXXX
Great Crested FlycatcherXXX
Eastern Kingbird *XXX
White-eyed VireoXXX
Yellow-throated VireoX X
Blue-headed VireoX X
Philadelphia Vireo X
Warbling VireoXXX
Red-eyed Vireo *XXX
Blue JayXXXX
American CrowXXXX
Fish CrowXXXX
Common Raven XX
Horned LarkX XX
Purple MartinX X
Tree Swallow *XXX
Northern Rough-winged SwallowXX
Bank Swallow X
Barn Swallow *XXX
Carolina Chickadee *XXXX
Tufted Titmouse *XXXX
NameSpSuFW
Red-breasted Nuthatch XX
White-breasted Nuthatch *XXXX
Brown Creeper XX
House Wren *XXX
Winter WrenX XX
Sedge Wren X
Marsh Wren X
Carolina Wren *XXXX
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher *XXX
Golden-crowned KingletX XX
Ruby-crowned KingletX XX
Eastern Bluebird *XXXX
Gray-cheeked ThrushX
Swainson's ThrushX
Hermit ThrushX XX
Wood ThrushXXX
American Robin *XXXX
Gray Catbird *XXX
Brown Thrasher *XXX
Northern Mockingbird *XXXX
European Starling *XXXX
Cedar WaxwingXXXX
House Sparrow *XXXX
American Pipit XX
House Finch *XXXX
Purple Finch XX
Pine Siskin X
American Goldfinch *XXXX
OvenbirdX X
Worm-eating WarblerX
Orange-crowned Warbler X
Louisiana WaterthrushX
Northern WaterthrushX
Black-and-white WarblerX X
Tennessee Warbler X
Nashville Warbler X
Connecticut Warbler X
Mourning WarblerX
Kentucky WarblerX
Common Yellowthroat *XXX
Hooded WarblerX
American RedstartX X
Cape May WarblerX X
Northern Parula *XXX
Magnolia WarblerX X
Bay-breasted WarblerX X
Blackburnian WarblerX X
Yellow Warbler *XXX
Chestnut-sided WarblerX X
Blackpoll WarblerX X
Black-throated Blue WarblerX X
Palm WarblerX X
Pine WarblerX X
Yellow-rumped WarblerX XX
Yellow-throated WarblerX X
Prairie WarblerX
Black-throated Green WarblerX X
Canada Warbler X
Wilson's Warbler X
Yellow-breasted ChatXX
American Tree SparrowX XX
Chipping Sparrow *XXXX
Field Sparrow *XXXX
Vesper SparrowX XX
Lark Sparrow X
Savannah SparrowX XX
Grasshopper Sparrow *XXX
Fox SparrowX XX
Song Sparrow *XXXX
Lincoln's SparrowX X
Swamp SparrowX XX
White-throated SparrowX XX
White-crowned SparrowX XX
Dark-eyed JuncoX XX
Eastern Towhee *XXXX
Summer Tanager X
Scarlet TanagerXXX
Northern Cardinal *XXXX
Rose-breasted GrosbeakX X
Blue Grosbeak *XXX
Indigo Bunting *XXX
Dickcissel X
BobolinkX X
Red-winged Blackbird *XXXX
Eastern MeadowlarkX XX
Rusty BlackbirdX XX
Common Grackle *XXXX
Brown-headed Cowbird *XXXX
Orchard Oriole *XX
Baltimore Oriole *XXX
* breeding records for these species
Contributors: Jeff Culler, Matt Anthony, Mary Lou Clark, Jon Corcoran, Warren Cummings, Joe Hanfman, Russell Hillsley, Mark L. Hoffman, Nancy Magnusson, Joel Martin, Bonnie Ott, Russ Ruffing, Kurt Schwarz, Chuck Stirrat, Anthony Van Schoor.

BUTTERFLIES

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Contributors: Linda Hunt, Kathy Litzinger, Jeff Culler, Nancy Magnusson, Richard Orr, Russ Ruffing, Jim Wilkinson.

DRAGONFLIES

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Contributors: Richard Orr, Jeff Culler, Kevin Heffernan, Jo Solem, 2014 Bioblitz.

MAMMALS

  • Northern Short-tailed Shrew
  • Virginia Opossum
  • Southeastern Star-nosed Mole
  • Eastern Cottontail
  • Eastern Chipmunk
  • Groundhog (Woodchuck)
  • Eastern Gray Squirrel
  • American Beaver
  • Coyote
  • Red Fox
  • Raccoon
  • Mink
  • White-tailed Deer
Contributors: Jeff Culler, David Cummings.

AMPHIBIANS

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Contributors: Jeff Culler, Richard Orr, Sue Muller (MARA data).

REPTILES

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Contributors: Jeff Culler, Nancy Magnusson, Richard Orr.

LICHENS

CRUSTOSE
  • Powdery goldspeck lichen
  • Mealy rim lichen
  • Fluffy dust lichen
  • City dot lichen
  • Black stone lichen
FOLIOSE
  • Candleflame lichen
  • Rock greensheild lichen
  • Common greenshield lichen
  • Southern powdered ruffle lichen
  • Powdered ruffle lichen
  • Southern powdered ruffle lichen
  • Orange-cored shadow lichen
  • Powdery rosette lichen
  • Mealy rosette lichen
  • Star rosette lichen
  • Slender rock lichen
  • Rough speckled shield lichen
  • Bare-bottom sunburst lichen
  • Cumberland rock-shield
FRUITICOSE
  • Stalkless cladonia
  • Fence-rail cladonia
Contributors: Richard Orr.

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