Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Sunday, April 13, 2008

Trip Leader: Ott, Bonnie

Date of Trip: Sunday, April 13, 2008

Location: UMDCF

Details: 3 hours

Number on trip: 13

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

  • Canada Goose: 12
  • Tundra Swan: 1
  • American Black Duck:
  • Mallard:
  • Common Loon: 233
  • Double-crested Cormorant: 1
  • American Bittern: 1
  • Great Blue Heron: 2
  • Black Vulture: 5
  • Turkey Vulture: 6
  • Northern Harrier: 1
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 1
  • Broad-winged Hawk: 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 3
  • American Kestrel: 2
  • Sora: 1
  • Killdeer: 8
  • Solitary Sandpiper: 2
  • Wilson's Snipe:
  • Rock Pigeon: 65
  • Mourning Dove: 8
  • Belted Kingfisher: 2
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 2
  • Northern Flicker: 4
  • Blue Jay: 1
  • Fish Crow: 1
  • Horned Lark: 3
  • Tree Swallow: 20
  • N. Rough-winged Swallow:
  • Barn Swallow: 6
  • Carolina Chickadee: 3
  • Tufted Titmouse: 1
  • White-breasted Nuthatch: 2
  • Carolina Wren: 1
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher: 3
  • Eastern Bluebird: 8
  • American Robin: 20
  • Northern Mockingbird: 1
  • Brown Thrasher: 1
  • European Starling: 40
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: 2
  • Palm Warbler: 4
  • Chipping Sparrow: 4
  • Savannah Sparrow: 55
  • Song Sparrow: 35
  • Swamp Sparrow: 15
  • Northern Cardinal: 4
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 12
  • Eastern Meadowlark: 8
  • Common Grackle: 8
  • Brown-headed Cowbird: 2
  • American Goldfinch: 12

Loons were overhead in small groups over a period of 2½ hours!
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