Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)

Field Trip: Sunday, May 04, 2008

Trip Leader: Solem, Bob and Jo

Date of Trip: Sunday, May 04, 2008

Location: Patuxent Branch Trail

Details: 1:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Plants and Butterflies - see Comments.

Number on trip: 12

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

  • Mallard:
  • Turkey Vulture:
  • Mourning Dove:
  • Northern Flicker:
  • Pileated Woodpecker:
  • Great Crested Flycatcher:
  • Red-eyed Vireo:
  • American Crow:
  • Barn Swallow:
  • Carolina Chickadee:
  • White-breasted Nuthatch:
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher:
  • Wood Thrush:
  • Black-and-white Warbler:
  • Louisiana Waterthrush:
  • Summer Tanager:
  • Chipping Sparrow:
  • Northern Cardinal:
  • Brown-headed Cowbird:

Plants: Anise Root, Black Cohosh (leaves), Bulbous Buttercup, Chickweed, Cleavers, Common Blue Violet, Common Dandelion, Garlic mustard, Gill-over-the-ground, Hobblebush, Indian Strawberry, Kidneyleaf Buttercup, Mayapple, One-flowered Cancerroot, Perfoliate Bellwort, Purple Dead Nettle, Snakeroot (one of the Sanicula sp.), Spring Beauty, Star Chickweed, Wild Cucumber (leaves), Wild Geranium, Wild Ginger, Wild Yamroot (leaves), Yellow Avens, Yellow Wood Sorrel.
Butterflies: Zebra Swallowtail, Spicebush Swallowtail, Pearl Crescent, Angelwing.