Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Alpha Ridge Landfill

Trip Leader: Ralph Cullison

Date of Trip: Saturday, March 6, 2013

Name: Alpha Ridge Landfill

Details:Joe Hanfman, recorder.

Number on trip: 11

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Horned Lark. Photo by Kevin Heffernan

  • Canada Goose 15
  • Wood Duck 9
  • Mallard 2
  • Ring-necked Duck 10
  • Bufflehead 32
  • Black Vulture 4
  • Turkey Vulture 10
  • Northern Harrier 2
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 3
  • Red-tailed Hawk (Eastern) 4
  • Killdeer 6
  • Wilson's Snipe 63
  • Rock Pigeon 7
  • Mourning Dove 6
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
  • Hairy Woodpecker 1
  • Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 2
  • Pileated Woodpecker 1
  • American Kestrel 3
  • Eastern Phoebe 3
  • Blue Jay 4
  • American Crow 1
  • Fish Crow 1
  • crow sp. 4
  • Horned Lark 3
  • Northern Rough-winged Swallow 3
  • Tree Swallow 6
  • Barn Swallow 2
  • Tufted Titmouse 1
  • Eastern Bluebird 1
  • American Robin 18
  • Northern Mockingbird 6
  • Brown Thrasher 1
  • European Starling 20
  • Eastern Towhee 1
  • Field Sparrow 3
  • Savannah Sparrow (Eastern) 24
  • Fox Sparrow (Red) 1
  • Song Sparrow 20
  • White-throated Sparrow 10
  • White-crowned Sparrow (Eastern) 3
  • Northern Cardinal 1
  • Red-winged Blackbird 24
  • Eastern Meadowlark 14
  • Common Grackle (Purple) 1
  • Brown-headed Cowbird 2
  • American Goldfinch 1