Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, October 04, 2008

Trip Leader: Schwarz, Kurt

Date of Trip: Saturday, October 04, 2008

Location: Mount Pleasant

Details: Half Day. Sunny, light breezes, beginning temps around 50, high 60s at conclusion

Number on trip: 14


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

  • Canada Goose:
  • Black Vulture: 2
  • Turkey Vulture: 1
  • Osprey: 1
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk: 3
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 2
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 1
  • Mourning Dove: 1
  • Chimney Swift: 12
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker:
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker: 1
  • Northern Flicker:
  • Eastern Phoebe: 5
  • Blue Jay:
  • American Crow:
  • Carolina Chickadee:
  • Tufted Titmouse:
  • White-breasted Nuthatch:
  • Carolina Wren:
  • House Wren: 1
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet: 4
  • Eastern Bluebird:
  • American Robin:
  • Gray Catbird:
  • Northern Mockingbird:
  • Cedar Waxwing:
  • Orange-crowned Warbler: 1-2. First winter bird, virtually devoid of field marks, grayish aspect, with broken eye ring, and pale yellow vent area.
  • Magnolia Warbler: 3
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: 2
  • Black-throated Green Warbler: 6
  • Palm Warbler: 9-12
  • Black-and-white Warbler: 2
  • American Redstart: 1
  • Common Yellowthroat: 12
  • Eastern Towhee: 3
  • Chipping Sparrow:
  • Field Sparrow: 1
  • Savannah Sparrow: 1
  • Lincoln's Sparrow:
  • Northern Cardinal:
  • Indigo Bunting:
  • Red-winged Blackbird:
  • Eastern Meadowlark: 2
  • House Finch:
  • American Goldfinch:

Comments:
Northern Raven, 1, seen 11:35 after official walk. Croaking call, wedge-shaped tail