Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, September 04, 2010

Trip Leader: Smith, Dick

Date of Trip: Saturday, September 04, 2010

Location: Butterflies through Binoculars:
Elkhorn Garden Plot

Details: Birds AND Butterflies. Trip continued to path along poweline south of Oakland Mills Road (shown here)

Number on trip: 22

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Photo by Richard Orr.

Birds

  • Canada Goose: 2
  • Black Vulture: 4
  • Turkey Vulture: 6
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 1
  • Rock Pigeon: 1
  • Mourning Dove: 2
  • Chimney Swift: 3
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird: 1
  • Downy Woodpecker: 1
  • Northern Flicker: 1
  • Red-eyed Vireo: 1
  • Blue Jay: 2
  • Carolina Chickadee: 2
  • Tufted Titmouse: 1
  • Carolina Wren: 2
  • House Wren: 1
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher: 1
  • American Robin: 4
  • Gray Catbird: 2
  • Northern Mockingbird: 1
  • European Starling: 12
  • American Redstart: 1
  • Common Yellowthroat: 1
  • Northern Cardinal: 2
  • Indigo Bunting: 1
  • House Finch: 3
  • American Goldfinch: 9


Lepitoptera

  • Butterflies
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Horace's Duskywing
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing
  • Common Checkered-Skipper
  • Least Skipper
  • Peck's Skipper
  • Sachem
  • Black Swallowtail
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • Spicebush Swallowtail*
  • Cabbage White
  • Clouded Sulphur
  • Orange Sulphur
  • Cloudless Sulphur
  • Sleepy Orange
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue
  • Summer Azure*
  • Variegated Fritillary
  • Pearl Crescent
  • Common Buckeye
  • Red-spotted Purple*
  • Monarch
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  • Moths
  • Corn Earworm Moth
  • Ailanthus Webworm Moth*

* species only seen later along pathway south of Oakland Mills Rd.