Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Lake Elkhorn

Trip Leader: Allan Lewis

Date of Trip: Saturday October 19, 2013

Location: Lake Elkhorn

Details: The list is distinguished by the absence of migrant ducks, any raptors other than vultures, and any warblers other than Yellow-rumped. We did see both kinglets and a creeper.

Number on trip: 11

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Photo by Howard Patterson

  • Canada Goose 64
  • Mallard 2
  • Double-crested Cormorant 1
  • Great Blue Heron 2
  • Black Vulture 9
  • Turkey Vulture 1
  • Mourning Dove 9
  • Belted Kingfisher 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 6
  • Downy Woodpecker 8
  • Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 2
  • Pileated Woodpecker 1
  • Eastern Phoebe 1
  • Blue Jay 8
  • American Crow 27
  • Carolina Chickadee 7
  • Tufted Titmouse 12
  • White-breasted Nuthatch 4
  • Brown Creeper 1
  • Carolina Wren 7
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet 2
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2
  • Eastern Bluebird 7
  • American Robin 7
  • Gray Catbird 1
  • Northern Mockingbird 1
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler 12
  • Eastern Towhee 3
  • Field Sparrow 1
  • Song Sparrow 3
  • Swamp Sparrow 1
  • White-throated Sparrow 15
  • Northern Cardinal 8
  • Red-winged Blackbird 15
  • American Goldfinch 15
  • House Sparrow 40