Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, October 24, 1992
Rockburn Branch Park

Trip Leader: Geuder , Ralph

Date of Trip: Saturday, October 24, 1992

Location: Rockburn Branch Park

Details: Hawk Watch. No raptors were seen until 11:10 a.m. and the watch was ended by rain at 1:30. Weather was variable. Temperatures at 10:00 were in the high 40"s and by 1:30 it was near 60. Winds generally from the south. Cloudcover was 75% early, decreasing to about 50% and then up to 100% as the rain came though.

Number on trip: 10

Birds:
(Numbers of individuals are shown if they were recorded.)

  • Black Vulture:
  • Turkey Vulture:
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk: 23
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 3
  • American Kestrel:
  • Ring-billed Gull:
  • Herring Gull:
  • Mourning Dove:
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker:
  • Downy Woodpecker:
  • Northern Flicker:
  • Pileated Woodpecker:
  • Eastern Phoebe:
  • Blue Jay:
  • American Crow:
  • Carolina Chickadee:
  • Carolina Wren:
  • Eastern Bluebird:
  • Northern Mockingbird:
  • European Starling:
  • Cedar Waxwing:
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler:
  • Chipping Sparrow:
  • Field Sparrow:
  • Swamp Sparrow:
  • White-throated Sparrow:
  • Dark-eyed Junco:
  • Northern Cardinal:
  • Common Grackle:
  • House Finch:
  • American Goldfinch:

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