Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Alpha Ridge Landfill

Trip Leader: Joe Hanfman

Date of Trip: Saturday, January 17, 2015

Name: Alpha Ridge Landfill

Details:Jeff Culler, recorder.

Number on trip: 18

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Photo by Jo Solem

  • Canada Goose 250
  • Black Vulture 13
  • Turkey Vulture 3
  • Cooper's Hawk 1
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 3
  • Red-tailed Hawk 3
  • Wilson's Snipe 2 [Expected. Long billed, brown, shore bird.]
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
  • Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 3
  • American Kestrel 3 [Exact count.]
  • Blue Jay 3
  • American Crow 12
  • Fish Crow 2
  • Horned Lark 5
  • Carolina Chickadee 1
  • Tufted Titmouse 3
  • Eastern Bluebird 7
  • American Robin 15
  • Northern Mockingbird 3
  • European Starling 19
  • Eastern Towhee 3
  • Savannah Sparrow 16 [ Exact count.]
  • Song Sparrow 36
  • White-throated Sparrow 25
  • White-crowned Sparrow (Eastern) 4
  • Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) 45
  • Northern Cardinal 2
  • Red-winged Blackbird 3
  • Eastern Meadowlark 27 [Exact count.]