Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Sunday, September 05, 2010

Trip Leader: Hanfman, Joe

Date of Trip: Sunday, September 05, 2010

Location: MPEA

Details: Very successful trip

Number on trip: 21

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Photo by Bonnie Ott.


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

  • Black Vulture: 1
  • Turkey Vulture: 9
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 3
  • Broad-winged Hawk: 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 1
  • Mourning Dove: 2
  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo: 3
  • Chimney Swift: 1
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird: 2
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 4
  • Downy Woodpecker: 5
  • Hairy Woodpecker: 1
  • Northern Flicker: 2
  • Pileated Woodpecker: 2
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee: 7
  • Yellow-bellied Flycatcher: 1 (Clegg's Meadow towards the river)
  • Acadian Flycatcher: 1
  • Least Flycatcher: 2
  • Great Crested Flycatcher: 2
  • White-eyed Vireo: 4
  • Yellow-throated Vireo: 2
  • Philadelphia Vireo: 1 (Clegg's Meadow)
  • Red-eyed Vireo: 8
  • Blue Jay: 14
  • Carolina Chickadee: 11
  • Tufted Titmouse: 9
  • White-breasted Nuthatch: 5
  • Carolina Wren: 3
  • House Wren: 1
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher: 2
  • Eastern Bluebird: 1
  • Wood Thrush: 1
  • American Robin: 36
  • Gray Catbird: 8
  • Tennessee Warbler: 1 (Clegg's Meadow near the bench)
  • Northern Parula: 2
  • Chestnut-sided Warbler: 2
  • Magnolia Warbler: 7
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler: 1
  • Black-throated Green Warbler: 2
  • Black-and-white Warbler: 2
  • American Redstart: 4
  • Connecticut Warbler: 1 (Seen by 9 of us on the walk back to our cars at the river near the bottom of Clegg's Meadow)
  • Common Yellowthroat: 4
  • Eastern Towhee: 2
  • Song Sparrow: 1
  • Scarlet Tanager: 3
  • Northern Cardinal: 10
  • Indigo Bunting: 12
  • American Goldfinch: 18

Comments:
Connecticut Warbler had a complete eye ring, grayish throat, yellow under tail, light yellow on belly, no wing bars, entire back and wings brownish green, and large size compared to a nearby Common Yellowthroat. A probable SECOND Connecticut Warbler was seen the same afternoon which had different field marks.