Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, April 8, 2012

Trip Leader: Cullison, Ralph

Date of Trip: Saturday, April 7, 2012

Location: Alpha Ridge Landfill

Details: Half day

Number on trip: 20

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Photo of Vesper Sparrow by Harry Fink

  • Canada Goose 30
  • Mallard 2
  • Bufflehead 4
  • Common Loon 1
  • Great Blue Heron 1
  • Black Vulture 25
  • Turkey Vulture 30
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk 6
  • American Kestrel 7
  • Killdeer 4
  • Wilson's Snipe 2
  • Rock Pigeon 2
  • Mourning Dove 6
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
  • Northern Flicker 4
  • Eastern Phoebe 2
  • Blue Jay 1
  • American Crow 2
  • Fish Crow 2
  • Horned Lark 3
  • Northern Rough-winged Swallow 3
  • Purple Martin 2
  • Tree Swallow 10
  • Barn Swallow 4
  • Tufted Titmouse 1
  • Carolina Wren 1
  • Eastern Bluebird 2
  • Hermit Thrush 2
  • American Robin 6
  • Northern Mockingbird 3
  • Brown Thrasher 4
  • European Starling 75
  • Palm Warbler 1
  • Eastern Towhee 3
  • Field Sparrow 4
  • Vesper Sparrow 2
  • Savannah Sparrow 50
  • Song Sparrow 3
  • White-throated Sparrow 2
  • Northern Cardinal 2
  • Red-winged Blackbird 24
  • Eastern Meadowlark 12
  • Brown-headed Cowbird 2
  • American Goldfinch 2

Comments:
Joe Hanfman was recorder for bird species.
Chipping Sparrow at Alpha Ridge Park
Palm Warblers (Eastern)
Savannah Sparrows (Eastern)