Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Sunday, October 29, 2006
Rockburn Branch Park

Trip Leader: Heffernan , Kevin

Date of Trip: Sunday, October 29, 2006

Location: Rockburn Branch Park

Details: The weather was partly cloudy and windy with temperatures in the 50s.

Number on trip: 14

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

  • Black Vulture:
  • Turkey Vulture:
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk:
  • Red-shouldered Hawk:
  • Red-tailed Hawk:
  • Mourning Dove:
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker:
  • Downy Woodpecker:
  • Northern Flicker:
  • Pileated Woodpecker:
  • Eastern Phoebe:
  • Blue Jay:
  • American Crow:
  • Carolina Chickadee:
  • Tufted Titmouse:
  • White-breasted Nuthatch:
  • Brown Creeper:
  • Carolina Wren:
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet:
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet:
  • Eastern Bluebird:
  • Hermit Thrush:
  • American Robin:
  • Gray Catbird:
  • Northern Mockingbird:
  • Brown Thrasher:
  • European Starling:
  • Cedar Waxwing:
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler:
  • Eastern Towhee:
  • Chipping Sparrow:
  • Field Sparrow:
  • Song Sparrow:
  • White-throated Sparrow:
  • Northern Cardinal:
  • Common Grackle:
  • House Finch:
  • American Goldfinch:
  • House Sparrow:

Comments:
Highlights for the trip were 3 Hermit Thrushes (with exceptionally good looks at one of them), a Brown Creeper, lots of Ruby-crowned Kinglets, good looks at a Golden-Crowned Kinglet (eye height), and a flock of ~20 Chipping Sparrows.