Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, May 05, 2007
BIG DAY

Trip Leader: Ott , Bonnie

Date of Trip: Saturday, May 05, 2007

Location: BIG DAY

Details: Recorder: Jo Solem. All day. Limit 12 participants.
Weather: Sunshine early with increasing clouds during the morning. Temperature was around 50F initially, rising into the mid-60s, then dropping rapidly during mid-afternoon as a cold front arrived. Winds were light, the pollen count was high, and rain never materialized. By evening it was in the low 50s and overcast.

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

  • Canada Goose: M
  • Wood Duck: UM
  • Mallard: M
  • Common Loon: B
  • Double-crested Cormorant: M
  • Great Blue Heron: M
  • Great Egret: CP
  • Green Heron: M
  • Black-crowned Night-Heron: M
  • Black Vulture: D
  • Turkey Vulture: MV
  • Cooper's Hawk:
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: M
  • Red-tailed Hawk: ARL
  • Virginia Rail: UM
  • Sora: UM
  • Killdeer: M
  • Spotted Sandpiper: ARL
  • Solitary Sandpiper: M
  • Greater Yellowlegs: UM
  • Lesser Yellowlegs: UM
  • Least Sandpiper: UM
  • American Woodcock: AR
  • Ring-billed Gull: WL
  • Mourning Dove: M
  • Barred Owl: AR
  • Chimney Swift: M
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird: H
  • Belted Kingfisher: MV
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: M
  • Downy Woodpecker: B
  • Hairy Woodpecker: B
  • Northern Flicker: M
  • Pileated Woodpecker: MV
  • Acadian Flycatcher: MV
  • Eastern Phoebe: M
  • Great Crested Flycatcher: B
  • Eastern Kingbird: M
  • White-eyed Vireo: B
  • Yellow-throated Vireo: MV
  • Warbling Vireo: M
  • Red-eyed Vireo: D
  • Blue Jay: M
  • American Crow: M
  • Fish Crow: ARL
  • Horned Lark: UM
  • Purple Martin: ARP
  • Tree Swallow: M
  • N. Rough-winged Swallow: M
  • Barn Swallow: M
  • Carolina Chickadee: M
  • Tufted Titmouse: M
  • White-breasted Nuthatch: D
  • Carolina Wren: H
  • House Wren: D
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet: MPEA
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher: D
  • Eastern Bluebird: B
  • Wood Thrush: M
  • American Robin: M
  • Gray Catbird: M
  • Northern Mockingbird: M
  • Brown Thrasher: B
  • European Starling: M
  • Cedar Waxwing: B
  • Blue-winged Warbler: B
  • Northern Parula: D
  • Yellow Warbler: M
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler: MPEA
  • Black-throated Green Warbler: D
  • Yellow-throated Warbler: MV
  • Prairie Warbler: B
  • Cerulean Warbler: H
  • Black-and-white Warbler: D
  • American Redstart: MV
  • Worm-eating Warbler: D
  • Ovenbird: D
  • Louisiana Waterthrush: H
  • Kentucky Warbler: MPEA
  • Common Yellowthroat: M
  • Yellow-breasted Chat: AR
  • Scarlet Tanager: M
  • Eastern Towhee: B
  • Chipping Sparrow: D
  • Field Sparrow: D
  • Savannah Sparrow: M
  • Grasshopper Sparrow: ARL
  • Song Sparrow: M
  • Swamp Sparrow: M
  • White-throated Sparrow: B
  • Northern Cardinal: M
  • Blue Grosbeak: M
  • Indigo Bunting: M
  • Bobolink: ARL
  • Red-winged Blackbird: M
  • Eastern Meadowlark: ARL
  • Common Grackle: M
  • Brown-headed Cowbird: M
  • Orchard Oriole: M
  • Baltimore Oriole: M
  • House Finch: B
  • American Goldfinch: M
  • House Sparrow: M

Comments:

  • Key to Locations:
  • M Meadowbrook
  • D Daniels
  • B Bon Secours
  • MV Marriottsville
  • H Henryton
  • ARP Alpha Ridge Park
  • ARL Alpha Ridge Landfill
  • MPEA Middle Patuxent Environmental Area
  • UM UMDCF
  • CP Centennial Park
  • AR Annapolis Rock Road