Birding Howard County, Maryland

Species Lists for Wilde Lake Park

Birds Dragonflies 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
Greater White-fronted Goosex
Snow Goosex
Cackling Goosex
Canada Goose*xxxx
Mute Swanxxxx
Tundra Swanxxx
Wood Duckxxxx
Gadwallxxx
American Wigeonxxx
American Black Duckxxx
Mallard*xxxx
Blue-winged Tealxx
Northern Shovelerx
Northern Pintailxx
Green-winged Tealxxx
Canvasbackxxx
Redheadxxx
Ring-necked Duckxxx
Greater Scaupx
Lesser Scaupxxx
Black Scoterx
Long-tailed Duckxxx
Buffleheadxxx
Common Goldeneyexxx
Hooded Merganserxxx
Common Merganserxxx
Red-breasted Merganserxx
Ruddy Duckxxx
Pied-billed Grebexxxx
Horned Grebexxx
Red-necked Grebexx
Rock Pigeonxxxx
Mourning Dove*xxxx
Yellow-billed Cuckooxxx
Black-billed Cuckooxxx
Common Nighthawkxx
Chimney Swiftxxx
Ruby-throated Hummingbirdxxx
American Cootxxxx
Black-necked Stiltx
Black-bellied Ploverx
Semipalmated Ploverx
Piping Ploverx
Killdeerxxxx
Sanderlingx
Least Sandpiperxx
Pectoral Sandpiperx
Semipalmated Sandpiperx
Short-billed Dowitcherx
American Woodcockxx
Spotted Sandpiperxxx
Solitary Sandpiperxxx
Greater Yellowlegsxx
Lesser Yellowlegsxxx
Bonaparte's Gullxx
Laughing Gullxx
Ring-billed Gullxxxx
Herring Gullxxx
Lesser Black-backed Gullx
Glaucous Gullx
Great Black-backed Gullxx
Caspian Ternxx
Black Ternx
Forster's Ternx
Common Loonxxx
Double-crested Cormorantxxx
American Bitternx
Great Blue Heronxxxx
Great Egretxxx
Snowy Egretxx
Little Blue Heronx
Green Heronxxx
Black-crowned Night-Heronxxx
Yellow-crowned Night-Heronxx
Black Vulturexxxx
Turkey Vulturexxxx
Ospreyxxx
Bald Eaglexxxx
Northern Harrierxxx
Sharp-shinned Hawkxxx
Cooper's Hawkxxxx
Red-shouldered Hawkxxxx
Broad-winged Hawkxxx
Red-tailed Hawkxxxx
Eastern Screech-Owlxxxx
Great Horned Owlxxxx
Barred Owl *xxxx
Belted Kingfisherxxxx
Red-headed Woodpeckerxx
Red-bellied Woodpeckerxxxx
Yellow-bellied Sapsuckerxxx
Downy Woodpecker *xxxx
Hairy Woodpecker *xxxx
Northern Flicker*xxxx
Pileated Woodpeckerxxxx
Merlinxxx
Peregrine Falconxx
Eastern Wood-Peweexxx
Yellow-bellied Sapsuckerxxx
Acadian Flycatcherxxx
Willow Flycatcherxx
Least Flycatcherx
Eastern Phoebe*xxxx
Great Crested Flycatcherxxx
Eastern Kingbird *xxx
White-eyed Vireoxxx
Yellow-throated Vireoxx
Blue-headed Vireoxx
NameSpSuFW
Philadelphia Vireoxx
Warbling Vireoxxx
Red-eyed Vireo*xxx
Blue Jay*xxxx
American Crowxxxx
Fish Crowxxxx
Horned Lark
Purple Martinxxx
Tree Swallowxxx
Northern Rough-winged Swallowxxx
Bank Swallow *xxx
Barn Swallowxxx
Carolina Chickadee *xxxx
Tufted Titmouse *xxxx
Red-breasted Nuthatchxxx
White-breasted Nuthatch *xxxx
Brown Creeperxxx
House Wren *xxxx
Winter Wrenxxx
Carolina Wren*xxxx
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher *xxx
Golden-crowned Kingletxxx
Ruby-crowned Kingletxxx
Eastern Bluebird *xxxx
Veeryxx
Gray-cheeked Thrushxx
Swainson's Thrushxx
Hermit Thrushxx
Wood Thrush *xxx
American Robin*xxxx
Gray Catbird *xxxx
Brown Thrasher*xxxx
Northern Mockingbird *xxxx
European Starling *xxxx
Cedar Waxwingxxxx
House Sparrow*xxxx
American Pipitx
House Finch *xxxx
Purple Finchxxx
White-winged Crossbillx
Common Redpollxx
Pine Siskinxxx
American Goldfinch *xxxx
Evening Grosbeakxxx
Ovenbirdxxx
Worm-eating Warblerxx
Orange-crowned Warblerx
Louisiana Waterthrushxxx
Northern Waterthrushxx
Golden-winged Warblerxx
Blue-winged Warblerxxx
Black-and-white Warblerxxx
Prothonotary Warblerx
Tennessee Warblerxx
Nashville Warblerxx
Mourning Warblerx
Kentucky Warblerxxx
Common Yellowthroat *xxx
Hooded Warblerxxx
American Redstartxxx
Cape May Warblerxx
Cerulean Warblerxx
Northern Parulaxxx
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*xx
Yellow-rumped Warblerxxx
Yellow-throated Warblerxx
Prairie Warblerxxx
Black-throated Green Warblerxx
Canada Warblerxx
Wilson's Warblerxx
Yellow-breasted Chatxxx
Eastern Towhee*xxxx
American Tree Sparrowxxx
Chipping Sparrowxxxx
Field Sparrowxxxx
Savannah Sparrowxx
Grasshopper Sparrowxxx
Fox Sparrowxxx
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 Grosbeakxxx
Indigo Bunting*xxx
Bobolinkx
Red-winged Blackbird *xxxx
Eastern Meadowlarkxxxx
Rusty Blackbirdxxx
Common Grackle*xxxx
Brown-headed Cowbird *xxxx
Orchard Oriole*xxx
Baltimore Oriole *xxx
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Brewster's Warblerx
* breeding records for these species
Contributors: HCBC field trips and seasonal counts, Parks Checklist Project, Ken Board, Connie Bockstie, Martha Chestem, Jane Coskren, Fred Cowden, Joe Hanfman, Emy Holdridge, Ed Heustis, Mike Kerwin, Chris Ludwig, John Maloney, Linda McDaniel, Marjorie Mountjoy, Carol Newman, Paul Newman, Doug Odermatt, Richard Orr, Peter Osenton, Bonnie Ott, Sherry Peruzzi, Sue Probst, Elise Seay, Steve Simon, Jo Solem, Eva Sunell, Helen Zeichner, Jim Wilkinson, Kurt Schwarz.

DRAGONFLIES

(Click on dragonfly name to go to photos.)

Contributors: Jo Solem, Bob Solem.

LICHENS

CRUSTOSE
  • Common goldspeck lichen
  • Spotted wart lichen
FOLIOSE
  • Hammered shield lichen
  • Southern powdered ruffle lichen
  • Cumberland rock-shield
Contributor: Richard Orr.

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