Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Wednesday, October 17, 2007
David Force Park

Trip Leader: Wright, Michele

Date of Trip: Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Location: David Force Park

Details: 8:00 am-10:00 am (2 hrs.), 60's early on & ~70's at end. Mist rising off Little Patuxent. Mostly sunny.

Number on trip: 10

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

  • Canada Goose: ~ 12
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 1
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird: 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: ~8
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker: 2
  • Downy Woodpecker: ~6
  • Northern Flicker: ~6
  • Pileated Woodpecker: 2
  • Blue-headed Vireo: 1
  • Blue Jay: ~24
  • American Crow: ~12
  • Fish Crow: 1
  • Carolina Chickadee: ~4
  • Tufted Titmouse: ~4
  • White-breasted Nuthatch: ~4
  • Carolina Wren: 1
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet: 3
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet: 2
  • Eastern Bluebird: 2
  • American Robin: ~12
  • Gray Catbird: 1
  • Northern Mockingbird: 1
  • European Starling: 2
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: ~3
  • Eastern Towhee: 3
  • Song Sparrow: lots
  • Swamp Sparrow: 1
  • White-throated Sparrow: lots
  • Dark-eyed Junco: lots
  • Northern Cardinal: ~8
  • House Finch: ~3
  • American Goldfinch: ~3
  • House Sparrow: ~6

Comments:
A mink was spotted coming out of the river & into the underbrush.