Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Sunday, March 10, 2013

Trip Leader: Joe Byrnes

Date of Trip: Sunday, March 10, 2013

Location: Centennial Park

Number on trip: 18

A day for MIGRATION—especially Canada Geese!

Time: 800a.m.-900a.m. 900a.m.-10-00a.m. 1000a.m.-1045a.m. TOTAL
Individuals 3589 4999 431 9019
Groups: 40 34 5 79
Average [Ind/Flock] 90 147 86 114

20130310-A (35K) 20130310-B (28K)

Two of 79 flocks seen; photos by Richard Orr & Mike Kerwin

  • Canada Goose: SEE ABOVE
  • Mallard 2
  • Lesser Scaup 4
  • Ruddy Duck 1
  • Pied-billed Grebe 2
  • Great Blue Heron 4 2 birds at around 2000 feet up migrating
  • Black Vulture 1
  • Turkey Vulture 10
  • Cooper's Hawk 1
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 4
  • Killdeer 2
  • Wilson's Snipe 1
  • Ring-billed Gull 35 many migrating
  • Mourning Dove 2
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
  • Downy Woodpecker 5
  • Northern Flicker 4
  • Blue Jay 3
  • American Crow 12
  • Fish Crow 5
  • crow sp. 20
  • Carolina Chickadee 3
  • Tufted Titmouse 4
  • White-breasted Nuthatch 1
  • Carolina Wren 2
  • Eastern Bluebird 6
  • American Robin 45 many migrating
  • Northern Mockingbird 2
  • European Starling 30
  • Song Sparrow 4
  • White-throated Sparrow 8
  • Northern Cardinal 5
  • Red-winged Blackbird 15
  • Common Grackle 40
  • Brown-headed Cowbird 2
  • American Goldfinch 15