Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Rockburn Branch Park

Trip Leader: Allen Lewis

Date of Trip: Saturday, September 6, 2014

Location: Rockburn Branch Park

Details: 8:00 to 11:00 AM under hot, humid conditions. Most of the birds seen breed locally.

Number on trip: 7

  • Black Vulture 9
  • Turkey Vulture 5
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 2
  • Ring-billed Gull 1
  • Rock Pigeon
  • Mourning Dove 2
  • Chimney Swift 7
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
  • Downy Woodpecker 3
  • Hairy Woodpecker 2
  • Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 3
  • Pileated Woodpecker 1
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee 2
  • Acadian Flycatcher ) 1
  • Empidonax sp. 1
  • Eastern Phoebe 2
  • Great Crested Flycatcher 2
  • White-eyed Vireo 5
  • Red-eyed Vireo 3
  • Blue Jay 5
  • American Crow 12
  • Fish Crow 1
  • Carolina Chickadee 3
  • Tufted Titmouse 4
  • White-breasted Nuthatch 2
  • House Wren 1
  • Carolina Wren 2
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 3
  • Eastern Bluebird 25
  • American Robin 2
  • Gray Catbird 10
  • Brown Thrasher 3
  • Northern Mockingbird 6
  • European Starling 4
  • Cedar Waxwing 2
  • Black-and-white Warbler 1
  • American Redstart 1
  • Canada Warbler 1
  • Chipping Sparrow 9
  • Scarlet Tanager 1
  • Northern Cardinal 11
  • Common Grackle (Purple) 6
  • Baltimore Oriole 1
  • House Finch 10
  • American Goldfinch 14