Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)

Field Trip: Monday, December 29, 2008

Trip Leader: Tveekrem, June

Date of Trip: Monday, December 29, 2008

Location: Lake Elkhorn

Details: Bird photography field trip, 10:00 am to 12:15 pm.

Number on trip: 9

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Fox Sparrow by Richard Orr. Northern Mockingbird by June Tveekrem. Group by Richard Orr.

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

  • Canada Goose:
  • Mallard:
  • Canvasback:
  • Ring-necked Duck:
  • Bufflehead:
  • Hooded Merganser:
  • Turkey Vulture:
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk: 1
  • Ring-billed Gull:
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker:
  • Downy Woodpecker:
  • Blue Jay:
  • American Crow:
  • Carolina Chickadee:
  • Tufted Titmouse:
  • White-breasted Nuthatch:
  • Carolina Wren:
  • Northern Mockingbird:
  • Fox Sparrow: 1
  • Song Sparrow:
  • White-throated Sparrow:
  • Dark-eyed Junco:
  • Northern Cardinal:
  • House Finch:
  • American Goldfinch:
  • House Sparrow:

Sharp-shinned Hawk was on south side of lake, a bit east of the bridge over the marsh. Fox Sparrow was at Forebay Pond. Everybody said they had a good time, and there was interest in doing a similar trip in the spring.