Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Sunday, March 17, 2013

Trip Leader: Jeff Culler

Date of Trip: Sunday, March 17, 2013

Location: Centennial Park

Number on trip: 19

Long-tailed Duck and a flock of Tundra Swan! (Not to mention an Osprey...)

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Osprey; photo by Mike Kerwin

  • Canada Goose 45
  • Tundra Swan 42
  • Wood Duck 4
  • American Wigeon 4
  • Mallard 5
  • Ring-necked Duck 17
  • Long-tailed Duck 1 [One male in breeding plumage. Probably the same one seen at Lake Elkhorn this week.]
  • Hooded Merganser 4
  • Pied-billed Grebe 1
  • Great Blue Heron 2
  • Great Egret 1 [Large white wading bird with long yellow bill and black legs.]
  • Turkey Vulture 3
  • Osprey 2
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 2
  • Red-tailed Hawk (Eastern) 1
  • Wilson's Snipe 1
  • Ring-billed Gull 12
  • Mourning Dove 2
  • Belted Kingfisher 2
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
  • Downy Woodpecker 3
  • Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 1
  • Eastern Phoebe 2
  • Blue Jay 4
  • American Crow 11
  • Fish Crow 2
  • Carolina Chickadee 2
  • Tufted Titmouse 2
  • White-breasted Nuthatch 1
  • Carolina Wren 8
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet 2
  • Eastern Bluebird 2
  • American Robin 30
  • Northern Mockingbird 4
  • European Starling 8
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 4
  • Song Sparrow 6
  • White-throated Sparrow 9
  • Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) 2
  • Northern Cardinal 12
  • Red-winged Blackbird 24
  • Common Grackle (Purple) 265
  • Brown-headed Cowbird 30
  • House Finch 3
  • American Goldfinch 8