Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Sunday, October 24, 2010

Trip Leaders: Joe Byrnes & Jeff Culler

Date of Trip: Sunday, October 24, 2010

Location: West Friendship Park

Details: Just a delightful day for our club walk. The Vesper Sparrow was the second park record.
Joe Hanfman, recorder.

Number on trip: 11

  • Canada Goose: 80
  • Turkey Vulture: 2
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk: 1
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 3
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 1
  • Mourning Dove: 50
  • Belted Kingfisher: 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 3
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker: 1
  • Downy Woodpecker: 7
  • Hairy Woodpecker: 1
  • Northern Flicker: 3
  • Pileated Woodpecker: 1
  • Eastern Phoebe: 1
  • Blue Jay: 4
  • American Crow: 24
  • Fish Crow: 3
  • Carolina Chickadee: 2
  • Tufted Titmouse: 1
  • White-breasted Nuthatch: 2
  • Carolina Wren: 2
  • Winter Wren: 1
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet: 1
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet: 1
  • Eastern Bluebird: 75
  • American Robin: 10
  • Gray Catbird: 1
  • Northern Mockingbird: 3
  • European Starling: 75
  • American Pipit: 40
  • Cedar Waxwing: 12
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: 12
  • Palm Warbler: 1 (Yellow)
  • Eastern Towhee: 1
  • Chipping Sparrow: 60
  • Field Sparrow: 3
  • Vesper Sparrow: 1
  • Song Sparrow: 15
  • White-throated Sparrow: 18
  • White-crowned Sparrow: 6 (Eastern)
  • Dark-eyed Junco: 1
  • Northern Cardinal: 4
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 200
  • Brown-headed Cowbird: 50
  • House Finch: 6
  • American Goldfinch: 35
  • House Sparrow: 10