Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Sunday, October 16, 2005
BIG DAY

Trip Leader: Ott , Bonnie

Date of Trip: Sunday, October 16, 2005

Location: BIG DAY

Details: UM, UMDCF; AR, Alpha Ridge Park; MP, Mount Pleasant; DF, David Force Park; WF, Waterford Farm

Number on trip: 9

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

  • Canada Goose:
  • American Black Duck: 14 UM WF
  • Mallard: 60 UM WF
  • Green-winged Teal: 5 UM WF
  • Great Blue Heron: UM
  • Black Vulture: 1
  • Turkey Vulture: 1
  • Bald Eagle: 2 ad
  • Northern Harrier: 2; UM DF
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk: 2 MT DF
  • Cooper's Hawk:
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 2
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 1 WF
  • American Kestrel: 2 MP
  • Killdeer: 12 UM
  • Wilson's Snipe: 2 UM
  • Rock Pigeon: UM
  • Mourning Dove:
  • Chimney Swift: 40
  • Belted Kingfisher: 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker:
  • Downy Woodpecker:
  • Hairy Woodpecker:
  • Northern Flicker:
  • Eastern Phoebe: 3
  • Blue-headed Vireo: 1 UM
  • Blue Jay:
  • American Crow:
  • Fish Crow: 1 DF
  • Tree Swallow: 50 UM MF
  • N. Rough-winged Swallow:
  • Barn Swallow:
  • Carolina Chickadee:
  • Tufted Titmouse:
  • White-breasted Nuthatch:
  • Carolina Wren:
  • House Wren: 1 MP
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet: 1 mp
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet: 2 UM
  • Eastern Bluebird:
  • Hermit Thrush:
  • American Robin:
  • Gray Catbird: 1 MP
  • Northern Mockingbird:
  • European Starling:
  • Nashville Warbler: 1 UM
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: 4 UM
  • Palm Warbler: 2 UM
  • Eastern Towhee: 2 AR
  • Chipping Sparrow: 10 UM MP
  • Field Sparrow: 17 UM MP WF
  • Savannah Sparrow: 50-60 MP UM
  • Grasshopper Sparrow: 2 UM
  • Song Sparrow: 85-90 UM MP WF
  • Lincoln's Sparrow:
  • Swamp Sparrow: 8 UM MP
  • White-throated Sparrow: 7 UM MP WF
  • White-crowned Sparrow: 3 UM
  • Northern Cardinal:
  • Indigo Bunting: 3 YN WF
  • Red-winged Blackbird:
  • Eastern Meadowlark: 1 MP
  • Common Grackle:
  • Brown-headed Cowbird:
  • Purple Finch: 2 mp
  • House Finch:
  • American Goldfinch:
  • House Sparrow:

Comments:
One leucistic crow (sp.) in a flock of several hundred regular ones