Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Mount Pleasant Field Trip
(sponsored by Howard County Conservancy and led by Howard County Bird Club)

Trip Leader: Mike Kerwin

Date of Trip: Saturday September 12, 2015

Location: Mount Pleasant

Details: John Harris, Recorder

Number on trip: 13

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Photo by John Harris

  • Canada Goose 2
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 2
  • Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 17
  • Mourning Dove 6
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
  • Downy Woodpecker 1
  • American Kestrel 2
  • Eastern Phoebe 1
  • White-eyed Vireo 1
  • Red-eyed Vireo 2
  • Blue Jay 1
  • American Crow 8
  • Carolina Chickadee 1
  • Tufted Titmouse 11
  • White-breasted Nuthatch 1
  • House Wren 1
  • Carolina Wren 3
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 7
  • Eastern Bluebird 17
  • Gray Catbird 9
  • European Starling 3
  • Common Yellowthroat 3
  • American Redstart 1
  • Magnolia Warbler 2
  • Northern Cardinal 1
  • House Finch 3
  • American Goldfinch 5

Remarks: The leader mercifully excused others from the scheduled hawk watch. But he persisted: "I am currently sitting at Mount Pleasant doing a Hawkwatch, it is an exclusionary watch, in that I am proving that hawks don't migrate on days like today. " [E-mail at 3:54 p.m.]