Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday August 30, 2014

Trip Leader: Dick Smith

Date of Trip: Saturday, September 30, 2014

Location: Butterflies Through Binoculars (Elkhorn Garden Plots & powerline right-of-way)

Number: 22

Details: Mostly cloudy; 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Linda Hunt: butterfly recorder. Mike McClure: bird recorder.

Butterflies:

  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 2
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Least Skipper 20
  • Southern Broken-Dash 2
  • Sachem 20
  • Zabulon Skipper 2m 1f +:3
  • Dun Skipper 6
  • Ocola Skipper 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur (male & white-form of female) 15 + 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 02
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 10
  • Variagated Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 12
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Viceroy 2
  • Monarch 2

Birds:

  • Turkey Vulture
  • Cooper´┐Ż??s Hawk
  • Red-shouldered Hawk
  • Mourning Dove
  • Crow sp.
  • Eastern Bluebird
  • Gray Catbird
  • Northern Mockingbird
  • European Starling
  • Chipping Sparrow
  • Song Sparrow
  • Northern Cardinal
  • American Goldfinch
  • House Sparrow