Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, October 09, 2010

Trip Leader: Berglund, Scott

Date of Trip: Saturday, October 09, 2010

Location: Mount Pleasant

Details: Several good sightings today. Species totals by Joe Hanfman.

Number on trip: 18


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Photo by Bonnie Ott.

(Numbers of individuals are shown if they were recorded.)
  • Canada Goose: 50
  • Black Vulture: 4
  • Turkey Vulture: 3
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk: 4
  • Cooper's Hawk: 2
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 1
  • American Kestrel: 1
  • Merlin: 1
  • Mourning Dove: 16
  • Chimney Swift: 35
  • Red-headed Woodpecker: 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 8
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker: 1
  • Downy Woodpecker: 1
  • Hairy Woodpecker: 1
  • Northern Flicker: 12
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee: 1
  • Eastern Phoebe: 3
  • Blue-headed Vireo: 2
  • Red-eyed Vireo: 1
  • Blue Jay: 70
  • American Crow: 6
  • Carolina Chickadee: 6
  • Tufted Titmouse: 10
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch: 2
  • White-breasted Nuthatch: 3
  • Brown Creeper: 1
  • Carolina Wren: 2
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet: 1
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet: 8
  • Eastern Bluebird: 4
  • American Robin: 30
  • Gray Catbird: 5
  • Northern Mockingbird: 2
  • European Starling: 6
  • Magnolia Warbler: 2
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler: 1
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: 14
  • Palm Warbler: 3 (Yellow)
  • Blackpoll Warbler: 1
  • Common Yellowthroat: 3
  • Eastern Towhee: 1
  • Chipping Sparrow: 6
  • Field Sparrow: 2
  • Savannah Sparrow: 14
  • Song Sparrow: 18
  • Swamp Sparrow: 6
  • White-throated Sparrow: 24
  • White-crowned Sparrow: 1 (Eastern)
  • Northern Cardinal: 8
  • Rose-breasted Grosbeak: 1
  • Indigo Bunting: 2
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 3
  • Eastern Meadowlark: 3
  • House Finch: 4
  • American Goldfinch: 20

Comments:
In addition, a Dickcissel was seen at Mount Pleasant in the morning by a Howard County Bird Club photographer who was not on the trip.