Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Sunday, March 16, 2008

Trip Leader: Byrnes, Joe

Date of Trip: Sunday, March 16, 2008

Location: Centennial Park

Details: 3 hours (8:10 AM - 11 AM), raining lightly, 10 mph winds from NW, 40's.

Number on trip: 4


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

  • Canada Goose: 30
  • Mallard: 6
  • Ring-necked Duck: 4
  • Bufflehead: 10
  • Hooded Merganser: 1
  • Ruddy Duck: 2
  • Pied-billed Grebe: 2
  • Black Vulture: 2
  • Turkey Vulture: 10
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 1 Heard
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 1
  • American Coot: 2
  • Ring-billed Gull: 4
  • Mourning Dove: 6
  • Belted Kingfisher: 2
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 2
  • Northern Flicker: 2
  • Blue Jay: 7
  • American Crow: 6
  • Fish Crow: 2
  • Tree Swallow: 2
  • Carolina Chickadee: 8
  • Tufted Titmouse: 8
  • Carolina Wren: 3
  • Eastern Bluebird: 3
  • American Robin: 12
  • Northern Mockingbird: 3
  • European Starling: 60
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: 1
  • Eastern Towhee: 1 Heard
  • Song Sparrow: 15
  • White-throated Sparrow: 7
  • Northern Cardinal: 19
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 36
  • Common Grackle: 48
  • Brown-headed Cowbird: 3
  • House Finch: 3
  • American Goldfinch: 3
  • House Sparrow: 4

Comments:
We saw about 35 deer (female and young) in three different groups.