Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Patapsco Scrubland

Trip Leader: Felicia Lovelett

Date of Trip: Saturday, May 25, 2013

Location: Patapsco Scrubland

Details: Sunny, cloud cover 25%, windy 10-25 mph, cold 45-52°F, ground wetter than usual from rain.

Number on trip: 5

  • Turkey Vulture 4
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 2
  • Mourning Dove 4
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
  • Hairy Woodpecker 2 (heard)
  • Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 1 (heard)
  • Pileated Woodpecker 1 (heard)
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee 3 (heard)
  • Acadian Flycatcher 1 (heard)
  • Willow Flycatcher 1
  • Eastern Phoebe 1
  • Great Crested Flycatcher 3 (heard)
  • Eastern Kingbird 3
  • White-eyed Vireo 2 (heard)
  • Yellow-throated Vireo 1 (heard)
  • Warbling Vireo 1 (heard)
  • Red-eyed Vireo 3 (heard)
  • Blue Jay 8 (heard)
  • American Crow 8
  • Tree Swallow 6
  • Barn Swallow 14
  • Carolina Chickadee 1 (heard)
  • Carolina Wren 3 (heard)
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2 (heard)
  • Carolina Chickadee 1 (heard)
  • Carolina Wren 3 (heard)
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2 (heard)
  • Eastern Bluebird 7
  • Wood Thrush 3 (heard)
  • American Robin 2 (heard)
  • Gray Catbird 3
  • Northern Mockingbird 4
  • Brown Thrasher 2
  • European Starling 1
  • Cedar Waxwing 5
  • Louisiana Waterthrush 1 (heard)
  • Common Yellowthroat 2 (heard)
  • Yellow Warbler 1 (heard)
  • Prairie Warbler 1
  • Yellow-breasted Chat 2 /
  • Eastern Towhee 6 (heard)
  • Chipping Sparrow 5
  • Field Sparrow 3 (heard)
  • Song Sparrow 2 (heard) yard
  • Scarlet Tanager 1 (heard)
  • Northern Cardinal 14
  • Indigo Bunting 7
  • Eastern Meadowlark 1
  • Brown-headed Cowbird 4
  • Orchard Oriole 2
  • Baltimore Oriole 4
  • American Goldfinch 6