Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, October 11, 2008

Trip Leader: Wilkinson, Jim

Date of Trip: Saturday, October 11, 2008

Location: Elkhorn Garden Plots

Details: two hours (830-1030 AM), weather sunny and cool

Number on trip: 15


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

  • Canada Goose:
  • Great Blue Heron:
  • Turkey Vulture:
  • Red-shouldered Hawk:
  • Mourning Dove:
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker:
  • Downy Woodpecker:
  • Northern Flicker:
  • Eastern Phoebe: 1
  • Blue Jay:
  • American Crow:
  • Carolina Chickadee:
  • Tufted Titmouse:
  • White-breasted Nuthatch:
  • Carolina Wren:
  • House Wren: 5
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet: 1
  • Eastern Bluebird:
  • American Robin:
  • Gray Catbird:
  • Northern Mockingbird:
  • European Starling:
  • Tennessee Warbler: 1
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler: 1
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: 2
  • Palm Warbler: 13
  • Connecticut Warbler: 1
  • Common Yellowthroat:
  • Eastern Towhee:
  • Chipping Sparrow:
  • Field Sparrow:
  • Song Sparrow:
  • Lincoln's Sparrow: 2
  • Swamp Sparrow: 1
  • White-throated Sparrow:
  • Northern Cardinal:
  • Indigo Bunting: 2
  • Red-winged Blackbird:
  • Brown-headed Cowbird:
  • House Finch:
  • American Goldfinch:
  • House Sparrow:

Comments:
We had good looks at a Swamp and two Lincoln's Sparrows, and Palm Warblers. Estimated 3 Yellow and 10 Western Palms. A Great Blue Heron flew over at the very end of the trip. We also had butterflies: Cabbage White, Orange Sulphur, Variegated Fritillary, Common Buckeye, and Common Checkered Skipper.