Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, October 15, 2011

Trip Leader: Lewis, Allen

Date of Trip: Saturday, October 15, 20110

Location: Lake Elkhorn

Details: Half Day. We had a slow start this morning at Dockside, but things soon picked up, and we finished with a very satisfactory day.

Number on trip: 6


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

  • Canada Goose: 20
  • Wood Duck: 4
  • Mallard: 30
  • Green-winged Teal: 1
  • Pied-billed Grebe: 1
  • Double-crested Cormorant: 1
  • Great Blue Hero: 2
  • Turkey Vulture: 6
  • American Kestrel: 1
  • Merlin: 1
  • Ring-billed Gull: 3
  • Mourning Dove: 5
  • Belted Kingfisher: 2
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 3
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker: 1
  • Downy Woodpecker: 6
  • Northern Flicker: 3
  • Eastern Phoebe: 4
  • Red-eyed: 6
  • American Crow: 30
  • Carolina Chickadee: 3
  • Tufted Titmouse: 4
  • White-breasted Nuthatch: 3
  • Carolina Wren: 4
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet: 4
  • Eastern Bluebird: 1
  • American Robin: 9
  • Gray Catbird: 3
  • Northern Mockingbird: 2
  • European Starling: 12
  • Tennessee Warbler: 2
  • Northern Parula: 1
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: 25
  • Black-throated Green Warbler: 1
  • Chipping Sparrow: 1
  • Field Sparrow: 1
  • Song Sparrow: 6
  • White-throated Sparrow: 10
  • Northern Cardinal : 8
  • Red-winged Blackbird: 1
  • House Finch: 5
  • American Goldfinch: 6
  • House Sparrow: 20