Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, September 05, 2009

Trip Leader: Smith, Dick

Date of Trip: Saturday, September 05, 2009

Location: Meadowbrook Park

Details: Butterflies Through Binoculars. Wild Indigo Duskywing, Least Skipper, Sachem, Black Swallowtail, Cabbage White, Orange Sulphur, Eastern Tailed-Blue, Pearl Crescent, Common Buckeye, Red-spotted Purple, and Viceroy

Number on trip: 14


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Photos by Richard Orr


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

  • Black Vulture: 2
  • Turkey Vulture: 6
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 2
  • Killdeer: 1
  • Rock Pigeon: 40
  • Mourning Dove: 6
  • Chimney Swift: 12
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird: 1
  • Downy Woodpecker: 1
  • Northern Flicker: 1
  • Eastern Phoebe: 1
  • Eastern Kingbird: 1
  • Blue Jay: 2
  • American Crow: 4
  • Carolina Wren: 1
  • Eastern Bluebird: 8
  • American Robin: 12
  • Gray Catbird: 2
  • Northern Mockingbird: 6
  • European Starling: 20
  • Cedar Waxwing: 4
  • Song Sparrow: 2
  • Northern Cardinal: 4
  • Indigo Bunting: 1
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 1
  • House Finch: 9
  • American Goldfinch: 5
  • House Sparrow: 22

Comments:
Black Swallowtail is a new species for the park.