Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Lake Elkhorn

Trip Leader: Joe Hanfman

Coordinator: Wes Earp

Date of Trip: Saturday, October 8, 2016

Number on trip: 22

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Marsh Wren photo by Allen Lewis. Group photos by John Harris

  • Canada Goose 62
  • Mallard 2
  • Bald Eagle 1
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 2
  • Killdeer 53 (Conservative estimate. Heard and seen flying and seen on ground.)
  • Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 150
  • Mourning Dove 8
  • Chimney Swift 11
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
  • Downy Woodpecker 1
  • American Kestrel 2
  • Peregrine Falcon 1
  • Eastern Phoebe 2
  • Blue-headed Vireo 1
  • Philadelphia Vireo 1
  • Blue Jay 5
  • American Crow 27
  • Fish Crow 3
  • Horned Lark 12
  • Carolina Chickadee 2
  • Tufted Titmouse 4
  • White-breasted Nuthatch 3
  • Marsh Wren 3 (Heard and seen in grass at edge of ponds.)
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1
  • Eastern Bluebird 12
  • American Robin 1
  • Gray Catbird 2
  • European Starling 25
  • Tennessee Warbler 1
  • Common Yellowthroat 6
  • Northern Parula 2
  • Blackburnian Warbler 1
  • Palm Warbler (Yellow) 6
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler 3
  • Chipping Sparrow 6
  • Field Sparrow 3
  • Savannah Sparrow 18
  • Song Sparrow 94
  • Lincoln's Sparrow 1
  • Swamp Sparrow 69
  • Eastern Towhee 2
  • Northern Cardinal 5
  • Indigo Bunting 1
  • Bobolink 2
  • Red-winged Blackbird 27
  • American Goldfinch 13