Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Waterfown Search

Trip Leader: Schwarz, Kurt

Date of Trip: Saturday, March 12, 2011

Location: Wilde Lake, Centennial Lake, Greenbridge-Triadelphia

Details: Half day. Cloudy with temps from high 30 up to mid 40s. Light breeze

Number on trip: 18


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

  • Canada Goose:
  • American Black Duck: 1
  • Mallard:
  • Redhead: 2
  • Ring-necked Duck: 6
  • Bufflehead: 1
  • Hooded Merganser: 2
  • Common Merganser: 1
  • Pied-billed Grebe: 3
  • Horned Grebe: 3
  • Double-crested Cormorant: 1
  • Great Blue Heron: 2
  • Black Vulture: 2
  • Turkey Vulture:
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 1
  • American Coot: 8
  • Mourning Dove: 2
  • Barred Owl: 1
  • Downy Woodpecker:
  • Eastern Phoebe: 1
  • American Crow:
  • Fish Crow:
  • Carolina Chickadee:
  • Tufted Titmouse:
  • White-breasted Nuthatch:
  • Carolina Wren:
  • Eastern Bluebird: 3
  • American Robin:
  • European Starling:
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: 1
  • Song Sparrow:
  • Dark-eyed Junco: 5
  • Northern Cardinal:
  • Red-winged Blackbird:
  • Common Grackle:
  • House Finch:
  • American Goldfinch:
  • House Sparrow:

Comments: Plus one Mallard/Black Duck hybrid. Note that two Horned Grebes, the 4 Lesser Scaup, and the Pileated Woodpecker were all in Montgomery County.