Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, April 28, 2007
Mount Pleasant

Trip Leader: Smith , Dick

Date of Trip: Saturday, April 28, 2007

Location: Mount Pleasant

Details: Butterfly and Wildflower Walk

Number on trip: 17

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

  • Turkey Vulture: 2
  • Osprey: 1
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 1
  • Broad-winged Hawk: 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 2
  • Northern Flicker: 2
  • American Crow: 1
  • Tree Swallow: 10
  • Carolina Chickadee: 3
  • White-breasted Nuthatch: 1
  • House Wren: 1
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet: 1
  • Eastern Bluebird: 1
  • American Robin:
  • Northern Mockingbird: 1
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler:
  • Palm Warbler: 1 E
  • Common Yellowthroat: 2
  • Eastern Towhee: 5
  • Chipping Sparrow: 2
  • Field Sparrow: 2
  • Song Sparrow: 1
  • White-throated Sparrow: 1
  • Northern Cardinal:
  • Indigo Bunting: 1
  • Red-winged Blackbird:
  • Eastern Meadowlark: 1
  • Brown-headed Cowbird:
  • American Goldfinch:

Comments:
Co-leader: Bob Solem
Butterflies: (Spring) Azure, Cabbage White, Clouded Sulphur, Tiger Swallowtail, Wild Indigo Duskywing
Wildflowers: Pennsylvania Bittercress*, Kidneyleaf Buttercup*, Cattail, Common Chickweed*, Early Winter Cress*, Common Dandelion*, Curled Dock, Gill-over-the-ground*, False Hellebore, Henbit*, Horse-nettle, Skunk Cabbage, Corn Speedwell*, Spring Beauty*, Wild Strawberry*, Common Blue Violet*, Yellow Violet* (* in bloom)