Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, September 23, 2006
Meadowbrook Park

Trip Leader: Schwarz , Kurt

Date of Trip: Saturday, September 23, 2006

Location: Meadowbrook Park

Details: Winds consistently south, sometimes quite strong. Drizzle 0700-0745. Light rain 2:00-2:30 p.m.

Number on trip: 18

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

  • Canada Goose:
  • Mallard:
  • Green Heron:
  • Black Vulture: 26
  • Turkey Vulture: 20
  • Osprey: 3
  • Cooper's Hawk: 1 (r)
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 2 (m&f, r)
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 1 (r, molting)
  • American Kestrel: 1
  • Killdeer:
  • Ring-billed Gull:
  • Rock Pigeon:
  • Mourning Dove:
  • Chimney Swift:
  • Belted Kingfisher:
  • Downy Woodpecker:
  • Northern Flicker:
  • Empidonax species:
  • Eastern Phoebe:
  • Blue Jay: 47
  • American Crow:
  • Carolina Wren:
  • House Wren:
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet:
  • Eastern Bluebird: at last 8
  • American Robin:
  • Gray Catbird: abundant and vocal, no attempt made to count
  • Northern Mockingbird: family group of at least 8 at east end of park
  • European Starling:
  • Orange-crowned Warbler:
  • Common Yellowthroat:
  • Song Sparrow: :
  • Northern Cardinal: :
  • Rose-breasted Grosbeak:
  • Indigo Bunting:
  • Bobolink:
  • Red-winged Blackbird:
  • House Finch:
  • American Goldfinch:
  • House Sparrow:

Comments:
r - resident; m - male; f - female