Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, May 07, 2011

Trip Leader: Ott, Bonnie

Date of Trip: Saturday, May 07, 2011

Location: Daniels (PVSP)

Details: Big Day

Number on trip: 8

Patapsco Valley SP--Daniels Area

  • Canada Goose: 2
  • Great Blue Heron: 1
  • Bald Eagle: 1
  • Rock Pigeon: 2
  • Mourning Dove: 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 2
  • Downy Woodpecker: 1
  • Hairy Woodpecker: 1
  • Acadian Flycatcher: 4
  • Great Crested Flycatcher: 1
  • Red-eyed Vireo: 12
  • Blue Jay: 2
  • N. Rough-winged Swallow: 1
  • Carolina Chickadee: 2
  • Tufted Titmouse: 4
  • Carolina Wren: 1
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher: 2
  • Wood Thrush: 4
  • American Robin: 2
  • Northern Mockingbird: 1
  • European Starling: 1
  • Northern Parula: 2
  • Chestnut-sided Warbler: 1
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: 8
  • Black-and-white Warbler: 2
  • Worm-eating Warbler: 1
  • Louisiana Waterthrush: 2
  • Chipping Sparrow: 1
  • White-throated Sparrow: 4
  • Scarlet Tanager: 3
  • Northern Cardinal: 2
  • Common Grackle: 1
  • Brown-headed Cowbird: 2
  • Baltimore Oriole: 4
  • American Goldfinch: 2

Patapsco Valley SP--Marriottsville

  • Canada Goose: 2
  • Wood Duck: 4
  • Mallard: 1
  • Common Loon: 2
  • Black Vulture: 1
  • Barred Owl: 1
  • Belted Kingfisher: 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 1
  • Downy Woodpecker: 1
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee: 1
  • Acadian Flycatcher: 2
  • Eastern Phoebe: 1
  • Great Crested Flycatcher: 1
  • Red-eyed Vireo: 18
  • Blue Jay: 4
  • American Crow: 1
  • Barn Swallow: 2
  • Carolina Chickadee: 4
  • Tufted Titmouse: 2
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher: 2
  • Wood Thrush: 3
  • American Robin: 2
  • Gray Catbird: 5
  • European Starling: 1
  • Northern Parula: 2
  • Yellow-throated Warbler: 1
  • American Redstart: 4 (One male flying next to us like a butterfly)
  • Ovenbird: 2
  • Louisiana Waterthrush: 1
  • Chipping Sparrow: 1
  • Scarlet Tanager: 2
  • Northern Cardinal: 1
  • Indigo Bunting: 2
  • Brown-headed Cowbird: 3
  • American Goldfinch: 1

Patapsco Valley SP--Henryton

  • Canada Goose: 4
  • Great Blue Heron: 3
  • Solitary Sandpiper: 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 4
  • Hairy Woodpecker: 1
  • Pileated Woodpecker: 1
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee: 1
  • Acadian Flycatcher: 2
  • Red-eyed Vireo: 12
  • Blue Jay: 1
  • American Crow: 4
  • Tree Swallow: 1
  • N. Rough-winged Swallow: 2
  • Barn Swallow: 2
  • Carolina Chickadee: 4
  • Tufted Titmouse: 6
  • White-breasted Nuthatch: 1
  • Carolina Wren: 1
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher: 6
  • Veery: 1
  • Wood Thrush: 4
  • Gray Catbird: 1
  • Northern Parula: 1
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler: 2
  • Black-and-white Warbler: 1
  • American Redstart: 2
  • Ovenbird: 1
  • Louisiana Waterthrush: 1
  • Canada Warbler: 1
  • Eastern Towhee: 1
  • White-throated Sparrow: 12
  • Scarlet Tanager: 4
  • Northern Cardinal: 2
  • Brown-headed Cowbird: 2
  • Baltimore Oriole: 4
  • American Goldfinch: 2

Patapsco Valley SP--River Rd

  • Great Blue Heron: 2
  • Black Vulture: 21
  • Turkey Vulture: 2
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 2
  • Mourning Dove: 1
  • Chimney Swift: 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 2
  • Great Crested Flycatcher: 1
  • Eastern Kingbird: 1
  • White-eyed Vireo: 2
  • Warbling Vireo: 1
  • Red-eyed Vireo: 10
  • Blue Jay: 6
  • American Crow: 4
  • Fish Crow: 1
  • Tree Swallow: 8
  • Cliff Swallow: 6
  • Barn Swallow: 6
  • Carolina Chickadee: 1
  • Tufted Titmouse: 4
  • House Wren: 1
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher: 1
  • Eastern Bluebird: 2
  • Wood Thrush: 1
  • American Robin: 6
  • Gray Catbird: 1
  • Northern Mockingbird: 1
  • Brown Thrasher: 1
  • European Starling: 6
  • Cedar Waxwing: 10
  • Blue-winged Warbler: 1
  • Northern Parula: 2
  • Yellow Warbler: 2
  • Magnolia Warbler: 1
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler: 1
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: 2
  • Prairie Warbler: 1
  • American Redstart: 1
  • Ovenbird: 4
  • Kentucky Warbler: 1
  • Common Yellowthroat: 2
  • Yellow-breasted Chat: 3
  • Field Sparrow: 1
  • White-crowned Sparrow: 2
  • Scarlet Tanager: 1
  • Northern Cardinal: 2
  • Common Grackle: 2
  • Brown-headed Cowbird: 2
  • Orchard Oriole: 1
  • Baltimore Oriole: 2
  • House Finch: 1
  • Pine Siskin: 2
  • American Goldfinch: 6
  • House Sparrow: 4

Alpha Ridge Park

  • Bald Eagle: 1
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 1
  • Mourning Dove: 2
  • White-eyed Vireo: 1
  • Warbling Vireo: 1
  • American Crow: 1
  • Tree Swallow: 1
  • Barn Swallow: 2
  • Carolina Chickadee: 2
  • Eastern Bluebird: 1
  • Common Yellowthroat: 1
  • Northern Cardinal: 1
  • Indigo Bunting: 1
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 1
  • Brown-headed Cowbird: 1

Alpha Ridge Landfill

  • Canada Goose: 12
  • Green Heron: 2
  • Black Vulture: 1
  • Turkey Vulture: 2
  • Osprey: 1
  • Bald Eagle: 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 2
  • Killdeer: 1
  • Greater Yellowlegs: 2
  • Lesser Yellowlegs: 1
  • Solitary Sandpiper: 10
  • Spotted Sandpiper: 2
  • Least Sandpiper: 2
  • Rock Pigeon: 5
  • Mourning Dove: 2
  • Northern Flicker: 1
  • Pileated Woodpecker: 1
  • Eastern Phoebe: 1
  • Great Crested Flycatcher: 1
  • Eastern Kingbird: 1
  • White-eyed Vireo: 1
  • American Crow: 2
  • Fish Crow: 1
  • Horned Lark: 1
  • Purple Martin: 2
  • N. Rough-winged Swallow: 4
  • Barn Swallow: 6
  • Tufted Titmouse: 1
  • American Robin: 2
  • Gray Catbird: 1
  • Northern Mockingbird: 1
  • Brown Thrasher: 1
  • European Starling: 2
  • Yellow Warbler: 1
  • Common Yellowthroat: 2
  • Field Sparrow: 1
  • Savannah Sparrow: 2
  • Grasshopper Sparrow: 2
  • Song Sparrow: 1
  • Blue Grosbeak: 1
  • Indigo Bunting: 1
  • Bobolink: 6
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 6
  • Eastern Meadowlark: 3
  • Brown-headed Cowbird: 1
  • Orchard Oriole: 1
  • Baltimore Oriole: 1

University of Maryland Central Farm

  • Wood Duck: 4
  • Mallard: 1
  • Great Blue Heron: 1
  • Black Vulture: 1
  • Turkey Vulture: 1
  • Cooper's Hawk: 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 1
  • Greater Yellowlegs: 3
  • Solitary Sandpiper: 2
  • Least Sandpiper: 12
  • Wilson's Snipe: 3
  • Rock Pigeon: 100
  • Mourning Dove: 4
  • Chimney Swift: 3
  • Warbling Vireo: 2
  • Blue Jay: 6
  • American Crow: 2
  • Fish Crow: 1
  • Purple Martin: 1
  • Tree Swallow: 10
  • N. Rough-winged Swallow: 2
  • Barn Swallow: 8
  • Eastern Bluebird: 1
  • European Starling: 2
  • Yellow Warbler: 1
  • Common Yellowthroat: 3
  • Song Sparrow: 1
  • Swamp Sparrow: 4
  • Bobolink: 12
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 14
  • Common Grackle: 1

Centennial Park

  • Canada Goose: 25
  • Mallard: 6
  • Pied-billed Grebe: 1
  • Great Egret: 1
  • American Coot: 1
  • Mourning Dove: 2
  • Eastern Kingbird: 1
  • Warbling Vireo: 1
  • N. Rough-winged Swallow: 2
  • Barn Swallow: 6
  • European Starling: 1
  • Yellow Warbler: 2
  • Chipping Sparrow: 1
  • Northern Cardinal: 1
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 2

Wilde Lake

  • Canada Goose: 6
  • Mallard: 4
  • Great Blue Heron: 1
  • Black-crowned Night-Heron: 3
  • Solitary Sandpiper: 1
  • Spotted Sandpiper: 1
  • Chimney Swift: 1
  • Blue Jay: 2
  • American Crow: 1
  • Tufted Titmouse: 1
  • Northern Cardinal: 2
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 4
  • Common Grackle: 2
  • Baltimore Oriole: 3
  • House Sparrow: 8

Lake Kittamaqundi

  • Canada Goose: 16
  • Mallard: 4
  • Great Blue Heron: 1
  • Solitary Sandpiper: 6
  • Spotted Sandpiper: 2
  • Least Sandpiper: 6
  • Mourning Dove: 1
  • N. Rough-winged Swallow: 2
  • Barn Swallow: 4
  • Tufted Titmouse: 1
  • American Robin: 6
  • European Starling: 2
  • Baltimore Oriole: 1

Fulton Pond

  • Canada Goose: 40
  • Mallard: 8
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 1 (Caught a snake)
  • Lesser Yellowlegs: 1
  • Solitary Sandpiper: 2
  • Spotted Sandpiper: 3
  • Least Sandpiper: 6
  • Barn Swallow: 12
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 1

Triadelphia Reservoir--Brighton Dam (Howard County)

  • Double-crested Cormorant: 7
  • Cliff Swallow: 12

Middle Patuxent Environmental Area

  • Mourning Dove: 2
  • Chimney Swift: 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 1
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee: 1
  • Great Crested Flycatcher: 1
  • White-eyed Vireo: 1
  • Red-eyed Vireo: 4
  • Blue Jay: 6
  • American Crow: 2
  • Tree Swallow: 2
  • Tufted Titmouse: 4
  • American Robin: 4
  • Cedar Waxwing: 1
  • Common Yellowthroat: 1
  • Eastern Towhee: 1