Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Howard Waterfowl Search

Trip Leader: Chuck Stirrat

Recorder: John Harris

Date of Trip: Saturday, November 21, 2015

Locations: Lake Elkhorn, GE Retention Pond, Lake Kittamaqundi, Wilde Lake, Centennial Lake, Brighton Dam, Springdale Drive Quarry, Triadelphia Reservoir: Pigtail Branch & Big Branch, Larriland Farm Pond

  • Canada Goose 118
  • American Black Duck 4
  • Mallard 26
  • Ring-necked Duck 28
  • Bufflehead 13
  • Hooded Merganser 12
  • Ruddy Duck 1
  • Pied-billed Grebe 8
  • Double-crested Cormorant 2
  • Great Blue Heron 2
  • Black Vulture 6
  • Turkey Vulture 3
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
  • Bald Eagle 2
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 3
  • Ring-billed Gull 49
  • Rock Pigeon 6
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
  • Downy Woodpecker 1
  • Northern Flicker 1
  • Blue Jay 9
  • American Crow 89
  • Fish Crow 2
  • Carolina Chickadee 1
  • Tufted Titmouse 6
  • Carolina Wren 2
  • Eastern Bluebird 4
  • American Robin 2
  • Northern Mockingbird 2
  • European Starling 36
  • White-throated Sparrow 2
  • Northern Cardinal 2
  • American Goldfinch 9
  • House Sparrow 32