Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, April 03, 2010

Trip Leader: Cullison, Ralph

Date of Trip: Saturday, April 03, 2010

Location: Alpha Ridge Landfill

Details: Half day, mostly cloudy

Number on trip: 17


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

  • Canada Goose: 36
  • Mallard: 4
  • Hooded Merganser: 3
  • Great Blue Heron: 1
  • Turkey Vulture: 6
  • Osprey: 4
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 2
  • American Kestrel: 2
  • Peregrine Falcon: 1
  • Killdeer: 12
  • Upland Sandpiper: 1
  • Wilson's Snipe: 8
  • Rock Pigeon: 6
  • Mourning Dove: 8
  • Northern Flicker: 1
  • Eastern Phoebe: 4
  • Blue Jay: 2
  • American Crow: 4
  • Fish Crow: 1
  • Horned Lark: 2
  • Tree Swallow: 18
  • N. Rough-winged Swallow: 2
  • Carolina Chickadee: 1
  • Eastern Bluebird: 1
  • American Robin: 12
  • European Starling: 2
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: 12
  • Palm Warbler: 2
  • Eastern Towhee: 2
  • Chipping Sparrow: 1
  • Field Sparrow: 6
  • Vesper Sparrow: 2
  • Savannah Sparrow: 12
  • Song Sparrow: 1
  • White-throated Sparrow: 1
  • Northern Cardinal: 2
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 10
  • Eastern Meadowlark: 4
  • Brown-headed Cowbird: 1
  • American Goldfinch: 1

Comments:
Joe Hanfman was recorder for bird species