Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, May 07, 2011

Trip Leaders: Kevin Heffernan and Karen Darcy

Date of Trip: Saturday, May 07, 2011

Location: Little BIG DAY

Details: Trip started at 6:30 AM, ended at 9:15 PM. Middle Patuxent Environmental Area, Meadowbrook Park, Daniels section of Patapsco River, Waverly Pond, Alpha Ridge Landfill, Md Central Farm, Marriottsville section of Patapsco River, Mt. Pleasant, Centennial Lake, Wilde Lake, Brighton Dam, Hipsley Mill Rd., Annapolis Rock Rd

Number on trip: 12


  • Canada Goose:
  • Wood Duck:
  • Mallard:
  • Ruddy Duck:
  • Common Loon:
  • Pied-billed Grebe:
  • Double-crested Cormorant:
  • Great Blue Heron:
  • Great Egret:
  • Green Heron:
  • Black-crowned Night-Heron:
  • Black Vulture:
  • Turkey Vulture:
  • Osprey:
  • Bald Eagle:
  • Red-shouldered Hawk:
  • Red-tailed Hawk:
  • American Coot:
  • Killdeer:
  • Greater Yellowlegs:
  • Solitary Sandpiper:
  • Spotted Sandpiper:
  • Least Sandpiper:
  • Wilson's Snipe:
  • Rock Pigeon:
  • Mourning Dove:
  • Chimney Swift:
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker:
  • Downy Woodpecker:
  • Northern Flicker:
  • Pileated Woodpecker:
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee:
  • Acadian Flycatcher:
  • Eastern Phoebe:
  • Great Crested Flycatcher:
  • Eastern Kingbird:
  • White-eyed Vireo:
  • Yellow-throated Vireo:
  • Warbling Vireo:
  • Red-eyed Vireo:
  • Blue Jay:
  • American Crow:
  • Horned Lark:
  • Purple Martin:
  • Tree Swallow:
  • N. Rough-winged Swallow:
  • Cliff Swallow:
  • Barn Swallow:
  • Carolina Chickadee:
  • Tufted Titmouse:
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch:
  • White-breasted Nuthatch:
  • Carolina Wren:
  • House Wren:
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher:
  • Eastern Bluebird:
  • Veery:
  • Swainson's Thrush:
  • Wood Thrush:
  • American Robin:
  • Gray Catbird:
  • Northern Mockingbird:
  • Brown Thrasher:
  • European Starling:
  • Blue-winged Warbler:
  • Northern Parula:
  • Yellow Warbler:
  • Chestnut-sided Warbler:
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler:
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler:
  • Yellow-throated Warbler:
  • Prairie Warbler:
  • Blackpoll Warbler:
  • Black-and-white Warbler:
  • American Redstart:
  • Worm-eating Warbler:
  • Ovenbird:
  • Louisiana Waterthrush:
  • Kentucky Warbler:
  • Common Yellowthroat:
  • Yellow-breasted Chat:
  • Eastern Towhee:
  • Chipping Sparrow:
  • Field Sparrow:
  • Savannah Sparrow:
  • Grasshopper Sparrow:
  • Song Sparrow:
  • Lincoln's Sparrow:
  • Swamp Sparrow:
  • White-throated Sparrow:
  • Scarlet Tanager:
  • Northern Cardinal:
  • Rose-breasted Grosbeak:
  • Blue Grosbeak:
  • Indigo Bunting:
  • Bobolink:
  • Red-winged Blackbird:
  • Eastern Meadowlark:
  • Common Grackle:
  • Brown-headed Cowbird:
  • Orchard Oriole:
  • Baltimore Oriole:
  • House Finch:
  • American Goldfinch:
  • House Sparrow:

Comments: Little BIG DAY had 105 species. BIG DAY, Little BIG DAY, and trhe WSSC trip produced 116 species in Howard County for the day!