The Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)

Seasonal Bird Counts

Mid-winter Count, the first Saturday in February covering the entire county EXCEPT IN 2018

Saturday, February 10, 2018

May Count, the second Saturday in May covering the entire county

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Fall Count, the third Saturday in September covering the entire county

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Click on the highlighted date to get details for that count. (Activated before each count so you can sign up.)

Dragonfly Count

Dragonfly Count, August 5, 2017

The territory boundaries for the Dragonfly Count are NOT the same as those for the bird counts.
View a map showing the Dragonfly Count Boundaries.

Cumulative Results of Previous Bird Counts

Adobe PDF or Microsoft Excel/OpenOffice Calc Files to be downloaded

Mid-winter Count (cumulative 1986-2017) May Count (cumulative 1974-2017) Fall Count (cumulative 1994-2016)

Detailed Results of Each Bird Count

(Bar graphs are below)
Mid-winter Count 2012 May Count 2012 Fall Count 2012 Leps & Odes
Mid-winter Count 2013 May Count 2013 Fall Count 2013 Leps & Odes
Mid-winter Count 2014 May Count 2014 Fall Count 2014 Leps & Odes
Mid-winter Count 2015 May Count 2015 Fall Count 2015 Leps & Odes
Mid-winter Count 2016 May Count 2016 Fall Count 2016 Leps & Odes
Mid-winter Count 2017 May Count 2017

Fall 2012 was the first time counters were asked to keep track of Butterflies & Moths (Leps: Lepidoptera) and Damselflies & Dragonflies (Odes: Odonata).

Detailed Results of Dragonfly Counts

Eleven years of counts!

Composite of results in spreadsheet
July 2006 June 2007 August 2008 July 2009
June 2010 August 2011 July 2012 June 2013
August 2014 July 2015 June 2016

Bar graphs of bird counts

(updated annually)
Mid-winterCountBarChart MayCountBarChart FallCountBarChart