Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Lake Elkhorn

Trip Leader: Kurt Schwarz

Date of Trip: Thursday, May 7, 2015

Location: Lake Elkhorn

Details: Sunny, 60 degrees rising to 75. No wind.

Number on trip: 11

  • Canada Goose 9
  • Great Blue Heron 2
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 4
  • Spotted Sandpiper 1
  • Chimney Swift 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
  • Downy Woodpecker 1
  • Pileated Woodpecker 1
  • Eastern Phoebe 3
  • Great Crested Flycatcher 3
  • Eastern Kingbird 3
  • Warbling Vireo 2
  • Red-eyed Vireo 6
  • Blue Jay 11
  • Northern Rough-winged Swallow 2
  • Barn Swallow 8
  • Carolina Chickadee 2
  • Tufted Titmouse 2
  • White-breasted Nuthatch 2
  • House Wren 3
  • Carolina Wren 6
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 6
  • American Robin 5 Feeding young on nest
  • Gray Catbird 5 Nest building
  • Northern Mockingbird 2
  • Black-and-white Warbler 3
  • Common Yellowthroat 4
  • American Redstart 1
  • Northern Parula 1
  • Yellow Warbler 2
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler 1
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 2
  • Black-throated Green Warbler 1
  • Chipping Sparrow 1
  • Field Sparrow 1
  • Song Sparrow 3
  • Northern Cardinal 18
  • Blue Grosbeak 1
  • Indigo Bunting 1
  • Red-winged Blackbird 8
  • Common Grackle (Purple) 11
  • Brown-headed Cowbird 3
  • Orchard Oriole 2
  • Baltimore Oriole 4
  • House Finch 1
  • American Goldfinch 10
  • House Sparrow 30

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