Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Lake Elkhorn

Trip Leader: Allen Lewis

Recorder: John Harris

Date of Trip: Saturday, October 1, 2016

Details: We had heavy overcast the whole time and some heavy rain. The list of 27 species is all local breeders, some of which will migrate out soon. We saw no passage migrants.

Number on trip: 12

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Photo by John Harris

  • Canada Goose 12
  • Mallard 2
  • Pied-billed Grebe 2
  • Great Blue Heron 2
  • Great Egret 1
  • Green Heron 2
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 1
  • Mourning Dove 3
  • Belted Kingfisher 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 7
  • Downy Woodpecker 4
  • Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 1
  • Eastern Phoebe 1
  • Red-eyed Vireo 1
  • Blue Jay 6
  • American Crow 2
  • Tree Swallow 2
  • Carolina Chickadee 3
  • White-breasted Nuthatch 2
  • Carolina Wren 8
  • Gray Catbird 2
  • Common Yellowthroat 4
  • Song Sparrow 1
  • Northern Cardinal 16
  • Common Grackle (Purple) 3
  • American Goldfinch 8
  • House Sparrow 26