Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, September 10, 2011

Trip Leader: Heffernan, Kevin

Date of Trip: Saturday, September 10, 2011

Location: Rockburn Branch Park

Details: Half day, sunny, high in low 80's.

Number on trip: 9

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

  • Canada Goose: 9
  • Mallard: 2
  • Great Blue Heron: 1
  • Black Vulture: 16
  • Turkey Vulture: 8
  • Osprey: 1
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 8
  • Mourning Dove: 3
  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo:
  • Chimney Swift: 50
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird: 3
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 4
  • Downy Woodpecker: 6
  • Hairy Woodpecker: 2
  • Northern Flicker: 1
  • Pileated Woodpecker: 1
  • Eastern Wood Pewee:
  • Acadian Flycatcher: 1
  • Eastern Kingbird: 2
  • White-eyed Vireo: 4
  • Red-eyed Vireo: 14
  • Blue Jay: 6
  • American Crow: 12
  • Tree Swallow: 12
  • Carolina Chickadee: 8
  • Tufted Titmouse: 6
  • White-breasted Nuthatch: 4
  • Carolina Wren: 3
  • House Wren: 1
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher: 2
  • Eastern Bluebird: 2
  • Wood Thrush: 1
  • American Robin: 12
  • Northern Mockingbird: 4
  • Brown Thrasher: 1
  • Cedar Waxwing: 125
  • Blue-winged Warbler: 3
  • Chestnut-sided Warbler: 2
  • Magnolia Warbler: 3
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler: 1
  • Blackburnian Warbler: 1
  • Black-and-white Warbler: 2
  • American Redstart: 15
  • Worm-eating Warbler: 1
  • Ovenbird: 1
  • Common Yellowthroat: 1
  • Eastern Towhee: 1
  • Chipping Sparrow: 14
  • Scarlet Tanager: 4
  • Northern Cardinal: 12
  • House Finch: 1
  • American Goldfinch: 8