Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, February 14, 2009

Trip Leader: Cullison, Ralph

Date of Trip: Saturday, February 14, 2009

Location: Alpha Ridge Landfill

Details: Half Day

Number on trip: 28

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Ralph Geuder


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

  • Canada Goose: 80
  • Tundra Swan: 2
  • American Black Duck: 2
  • Mallard: 8
  • Ring-necked Duck: 4
  • Hooded Merganser: 3
  • Black Vulture: 8
  • Turkey Vulture: 6
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 1
  • American Kestrel: 1
  • Killdeer: 1
  • Ring-billed Gull: 33
  • Rock Pigeon: 1
  • Mourning Dove: 2
  • Great Horned Owl: 1
  • Northern Flicker: 7
  • Blue Jay: 1
  • American Crow: 4
  • Fish Crow: 1
  • Horned Lark: 7
  • Eastern Bluebird: 8
  • American Robin: 1
  • Northern Mockingbird: 3
  • European Starling: 12
  • Field Sparrow: 6
  • Savannah Sparrow: 4
  • Song Sparrow: 6
  • White-throated Sparrow:
  • White-crowned Sparrow: 4
  • Northern Cardinal: 1
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 36
  • Eastern Meadowlark: 11

Comments:
Tundra Swans seen at Alpha Ridge Park. Great Horned Owl seen on nest south of Scale House. Most species numbers provided by Joe Hanfman.