Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Wednesday, June 06, 2007
Trolley Line Walk

Trip Leader: Wright , Michele

Date of Trip: Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Location: Trolley Line Walk

Details: Trail from Oella Ave. parking lot. Started at 8:00am and ended at a little after 11:00. Temperature was in the 70's. Dry and sunny with some wind.

Number on trip: 5

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

  • Canada Goose : 7
  • Green Heron : 1
  • Black Vulture : 3
  • Turkey Vulture : 2
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk : 1
  • Rock Pigeon : 5
  • Mourning Dove : 1
  • Barred Owl : 2 fledglings
  • Chimney Swift : 6
  • Belted Kingfisher : 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker : 3
  • Downy Woodpecker : 4 (1 nestling)
  • Pileated Woodpecker : 1
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee :
  • Acadian Flycatcher : 3
  • Willow Flycatcher : 1
  • Eastern Phoebe : 2
  • Great Crested Flycatcher : 1
  • Eastern Kingbird : 2
  • Warbling Vireo : 1
  • Red-eyed Vireo : 4
  • Blue Jay : 1
  • American Crow : 1
  • Fish Crow : 2
  • Barn Swallow : bunch
  • Carolina Chickadee : 2
  • Tufted Titmouse : 4
  • White-breasted Nuthatch : 1
  • Carolina Wren : 4
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher : bunch
  • Wood Thrush : 2
  • American Robin : 3
  • Gray Catbird : 4
  • European Starling : 4
  • Cedar Waxwing : bunch
  • Northern Parula : 3
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler :
  • Ovenbird : 2
  • Louisiana Waterthrush : 1
  • Scarlet Tanager : 2
  • Chipping Sparrow : 2
  • Song Sparrow : 2
  • Northern Cardinal : bunch
  • Indigo Bunting : 2
  • Red-winged Blackbird : 1
  • Brown-headed Cowbird : 2
  • Baltimore Oriole : 2
  • House Finch : bunch
  • American Goldfinch : bunch
  • House Sparrow : bunch

Comments:
Good views of male nestling downy being fed by parent. Louisiana Waterthrush bringing food to nest. Two fledgling barred owls calling, bobbing their heads observing us as we observed them.