Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, June 13, 2009

Trip Leader: Solem, Jo

Date of Trip: Saturday, June 13, 2009

Location: Triadelphia Reservoir (Big Branch/Brighton Dam/Pigtail)

Details: Trip to Pictail arranged by WSSC, coordinated by Kim Knox. Joe Hanfman recorded bird species.

Number on trip: 18


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

  • Mallard: 1
  • Green Heron: 1
  • Turkey Vulture: 1
  • Osprey: 1
  • Cooper's Hawk: 2
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 1
  • Mourning Dove: 1
  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo: 1
  • Chimney Swift: 1
  • Belted Kingfisher: 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 3
  • Pileated Woodpecker: 2
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee: 1
  • Acadian Flycatcher: 5: Adult on nest.
  • Great Crested Flycatcher: 3
  • Red-eyed Vireo: 2
  • Blue Jay: 4
  • American Crow: 2
  • Tufted Titmouse: 4: Adult carrying food into nest hole.
  • White-breasted Nuthatch: 4
  • Carolina Wren: 2
  • Eastern Bluebird: 1
  • Wood Thrush: 5
  • American Robin: 2
  • Northern Parula: 3
  • Prairie Warbler: 1
  • Ovenbird: 7
  • Scarlet Tanager: 2
  • Eastern Towhee: 1
  • Northern Cardinal: 6
  • Indigo Bunting: 1
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 1

Comments:
8 am - 1020 am. Plants, dragonflies, and mushrooms were also interesting, but lists of these are not included.