Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, March 14, 2009

Trip Leader: Arnold, Stan

Date of Trip: Saturday, March 14, 2009

Location: Howard Waterfowl Search

Details: Howard County Waterfowl Search

Number on trip: 9

Lake Elkhorn 0800 - 1010

  • Canada Goose: 26
  • Mallard: 14
  • Ring-necked Duck: 10
  • Hooded Merganser: 2
  • Pied-billed Grebe: 3
  • Red-necked Grebe: 1
  • Cooper's Hawk: 1
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 3
  • American Coot: 1
  • Ring-billed Gull: 10
  • Mourning Dove: 4
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 3
  • Downy Woodpecker: 2
  • Northern Flicker: 2
  • Eastern Phoebe: 6
  • Blue Jay: 3
  • American Crow: 5
  • Fish Crow: 3
  • Carolina Chickadee: 4
  • Tufted Titmouse: 6
  • White-breasted Nuthatch: 4
  • Carolina Wren: 6
  • Eastern Bluebird: 4
  • American Robin: 8
  • Northern Mockingbird: 3
  • European Starling: 10
  • Song Sparrow: 12
  • Swamp Sparrow: 1
  • White-throated Sparrow: 18
  • Dark-eyed Junco: 10
  • Northern Cardinal: 30
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 36
  • Common Grackle: 18
  • House Finch: 4
  • Pine Siskin: 4
  • American Goldfinch: 6
  • House Sparrow: 48

Lake Kittamaqundi 1020 - 1050

  • Canada Goose: 90 mostly flyovers
  • Tundra Swan: 130 flyovers
  • Gadwall: pair
  • American Wigeon: pair
  • Mallard: 7
  • Canvasback: 1
  • Ring-necked Duck: 44
  • Hooded Merganser: 4
  • Turkey Vulture: 1
  • Bald Eagle: 1 adult
  • Ring-billed Gull: 35
  • Belted Kingfisher: pair
  • Eastern Phoebe: 2
  • Blue Jay: 2
  • American Crow: 2
  • Carolina Chickadee: 1
  • Carolina Wren: 1
  • American Robin: 6
  • Dark-eyed Junco: 2
  • Northern Cardinal: 1

Wilde Lake 1055 - 1105

  • Canada Goose: 9
  • Mallard: 3
  • Hooded Merganser: 4
  • Pied-billed Grebe: 1
  • Red-necked Grebe: 1
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 1
  • Ring-billed Gull: 5
  • American Crow: 1
  • Fish Crow: 1
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 2
  • American Goldfinch: 3
  • House Sparrow: 4

Centennial Park 1115 - 1200

  • Canada Goose: 10
  • Mallard: 4
  • Ring-necked Duck: 6
  • Great Blue Heron: 1
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 1
  • Ring-billed Gull: 4
  • Belted Kingfisher: 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 1
  • Northern Flicker: 2
  • Pileated Woodpecker: 1
  • Eastern Phoebe: 1
  • American Crow: 8
  • Fish Crow: 1
  • American Robin: 10
  • Song Sparrow: 3
  • White-throated Sparrow: 2
  • Dark-eyed Junco: 2
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 15
  • Common Grackle: 3
  • White-winged Crossbill: 13

Triadelphia Reservoir 12:45 - 2:00 pm, Pine Warbler only in Montgomery County

  • Canada Goose: 26
  • Tundra Swan: 1
  • Common Merganser: 31
  • Red-breasted Merganser: 1 m
  • Horned Grebe: 1
  • Red-necked Grebe: 5
  • Turkey Vulture: 1
  • Bald Eagle: 2 (1 ad; 1 imm)
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 1
  • Ring-billed Gull: 11
  • Rock Pigeon: 2
  • American Crow: 8