Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Trip Leader: Byrnes, Joe

Date of Trip: Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Location: Henryton

Details: Jeff Culler, co-leader, Joe Hanfman, recorder. Best bird was perhaps two Yellow-billed Cuckoos (lifer for three people, I think). Weather - sunny, mid 70's, blue skies with high clouds, light breeze from NE.

Number on trip: 12


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

  • Canada Goose: X: heard only
  • Turkey Vulture: 3
  • Osprey: 1
  • Broad-winged Hawk: 9
  • Mourning Dove: 2
  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo: 2
  • Chimney Swift: 1
  • Belted Kingfisher: 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 4
  • Downy Woodpecker: 3
  • Northern Flicker: 2
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee: 2
  • Acadian Flycatcher: 1
  • Yellow-throated Vireo: 2
  • Red-eyed Vireo: 1
  • Blue Jay: 12
  • American Crow: 11
  • Carolina Chickadee: 5
  • Tufted Titmouse: 7
  • White-breasted Nuthatch: 2
  • Carolina Wren: 7
  • Veery: 4
  • Wood Thrush: 4
  • American Robin: 4
  • Gray Catbird: 2
  • European Starling: 1
  • Northern Parula: 2
  • Chestnut-sided Warbler: 1
  • Magnolia Warbler: 2
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler: 2
  • Black-and-white Warbler: 2
  • Common Yellowthroat: 3
  • Scarlet Tanager: 1
  • Northern Cardinal: 4
  • American Goldfinch: 1

Comments:
Two from the Carroll County side, Pileated Woodpecker and Eastern Phoebe. And one frisky, very young ring-necked snake.