Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Sunday, May 27, 2012

Trip Leader: Felicia Lovelett & Chuck Stirrat

Date of Trip: Sunday, May 27, 2012

Location: Scrubland

Details: Patapsco Valley State Park (scrubland and Sykesville river sections) Overcast, sunny at end, wind 0-2, 69-74F

Number on trip: 8

  • Canada Goose 1
  • Wood Duck 1
  • Great Blue Heron 2
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 2
  • Mourning Dove 3
  • Chimney Swift 5
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 8
  • Downy Woodpecker 2
  • Northern Flicker 1
  • Pileated Woodpecker 1
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee 1
  • Acadian Flycatcher 16 [Conservative count for this perfect habitat for this species. Singing all along river and up side streams.]
  • Willow Flycatcher 1
  • Eastern Phoebe 1
  • Great Crested Flycatcher 6
  • Eastern Kingbird 1
  • White-eyed Vireo 6
  • Yellow-throated Vireo 3
  • Warbling Vireo 1
  • Red-eyed Vireo 9
  • Blue Jay 7
  • American Crow 18
  • Tree Swallow 8
  • Barn Swallow 9
  • Carolina Chickadee 3
  • Tufted Titmouse 4
  • Carolina Wren 7
  • House Wren 2
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 6
  • Eastern Bluebird 6
  • Veery 1
  • Wood Thrush 10
  • American Robin 5
  • Gray Catbird 23
  • Northern Mockingbird 4
  • Brown Thrasher 5
  • European Starling 4
  • Cedar Waxwing 10
  • Worm-eating Warbler 1
  • Louisiana Waterthrush 5
  • Black-and-white Warbler 2
  • Common Yellowthroat 6
  • American Redstart 3
  • Northern Parula 3
  • Yellow Warbler 7
  • Prairie Warbler 3
  • Yellow-breasted Chat 1
  • Eastern Towhee 7
  • Chipping Sparrow 3
  • Field Sparrow 6
  • Song Sparrow 2
  • Scarlet Tanager 3
  • Northern Cardinal 27
  • Indigo Bunting 15
  • Common Grackle 1
  • Brown-headed Cowbird 8
  • Baltimore Oriole 8
  • House Finch 1