Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Sunday, May 18, 2008

Trip Leader: Lovelett, Felicia

Date of Trip: Sunday, May 18, 2008

Location: Patapsco River Sykesville

Details: Start Time: 7:45 AM Duration: 3 hrs 45 min Distance: 3.25 miles Scrubland + river woods + 32 bridge Mammals: 4/Grey Squirrel 2/Chipmunk 2/Cottontail Rabbit

Number on trip: 8

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

  • Canada Goose: 2
  • Wood Duck: 7: female w/6 ducklings on river!
  • Double-crested Cormorant: 6:
  • Great Blue Heron: 1
  • Turkey Vulture: 2
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 3
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 1
  • Rock Pigeon: 1
  • Mourning Dove: 13
  • Chimney Swift: 1:
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird: 2
  • Belted Kingfisher: 1: 1h
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 3: 3h
  • Downy Woodpecker: 4: 2s 2h
  • Northern Flicker: 1: 1h
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee: 15: 3s 12h
  • Acadian Flycatcher: 8: 2s 6h
  • Great Crested Flycatcher: 1: 1h
  • Eastern Kingbird: 5: 4s 1h
  • White-eyed Vireo: 6: 6h
  • Red-eyed Vireo: 19: 4s 15h
  • Blue Jay: 7: 2s 5h
  • American Crow: 8: 3s 5h
  • Tree Swallow: 3
  • Cliff Swallow: 10: 32 Bridge
  • Barn Swallow: 15
  • Carolina Chickadee: 6: 3s 3h
  • Tufted Titmouse: 3: 3h
  • White-breasted Nuthatch: 2: 2s
  • Carolina Wren: 4: 4h
  • House Wren: 1: 1h
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher: 10: 10h
  • Eastern Bluebird: 10
  • Wood Thrush: 10: 10h
  • American Robin: 1
  • Gray Catbird: 35: 10s 25h
  • Northern Mockingbird: 1
  • European Starling: 10
  • Cedar Waxwing: 45: Multiple flocks moving tree to tree
  • Blue-winged Warbler: 10: 4s 6h
  • Northern Parula: 6: 6h
  • Yellow Warbler: 10: 4s 6h
  • Black-throated Green Warbler: 1: 1h
  • American Redstart: 1
  • Ovenbird: 9: 9h
  • Louisiana Waterthrush: 7: 2s 5h
  • Common Yellowthroat: 4: 2s 2h
  • Yellow-breasted Chat: 3: 1s 2h
  • Scarlet Tanager: 7: 4s 3h
  • Eastern Towhee: 11: 3s 8h
  • Chipping Sparrow: 6: 4s 2h
  • Field Sparrow: 8: 1s 7h
  • Song Sparrow: 1: 1h
  • Northern Cardinal: 10: 3s 7h
  • Indigo Bunting: 9: 2s 7h
  • Brown-headed Cowbird: 15
  • Orchard Oriole: 6: 3s 3h
  • Baltimore Oriole: 10: 6s 4h
  • House Finch: 6
  • American Goldfinch: 10: 9s 1h
  • House Sparrow: 10: 5s 5h

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