Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Sunday, October 25, 2009

Trip Leader: Culler, Jeff

Date of Trip: Sunday, October 25, 2009

Location: West Friendship Park

Details: 3 hour walk along hedgerows and grasslands. Sunny and pleasant.

Number on trip: 9


20091025-A (69K) 20091025-B (116K)

Photos by Richard Orr

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

  • Canada Goose: 24
  • Wood Duck: 8
  • Great Blue Heron: 1
  • Black Vulture: 4
  • Turkey Vulture: 8
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk: 1
  • Cooper's Hawk:
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 3
  • Rock Pigeon: 1
  • Mourning Dove: 34
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 4
  • Downy Woodpecker: 3
  • Northern Flicker: 1
  • Pileated Woodpecker: 1
  • Eastern Phoebe: 5
  • Blue-headed Vireo:
  • Blue Jay: 15
  • American Crow: 5
  • Fish Crow: 1
  • Carolina Chickadee: 4
  • Tufted Titmouse: 1
  • White-breasted Nuthatch: 2
  • Carolina Wren: 3
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet: 1
  • Eastern Bluebird: 40
  • American Robin: 5
  • Northern Mockingbird: 7
  • European Starling: 3
  • Cedar Waxwing: 15
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: 12
  • Palm Warbler: 3
  • Eastern Towhee: 2
  • Chipping Sparrow: 12
  • Field Sparrow: 4
  • Song Sparrow: 30
  • Swamp Sparrow: 6
  • White-throated Sparrow: 13
  • White-crowned Sparrow: 2
  • Northern Cardinal: 4
  • Common Grackle: 10
  • Brown-headed Cowbird: 60
  • House Finch: 3
  • American Goldfinch: 12
  • House Sparrow: 1

Comments:
Palm Warblers were all Eastern.