Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Dick Smith Memorial Butterfly Walk

Trip Leader & Butterfly Recorder: Linda Hunt
Bird Recorder: John Harris

Date of Trip: Sunday, September 3, 2017

Location: Elkhorn Garden Plots & powerline right-of-way

Number: 21

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Photo by John Harris.

Butterflies
  • Silver-spotted Skipper: 4
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing: 1
  • Least Skipper: 12
  • Little Glassywing: 1
  • Sachem: 60
  • Zabulon Skipper: 2
  • Black Swallowtail: 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail: 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail: 1
  • Cabbage White: 18
  • Clouded Sulphur: 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue: 8
  • Summer Azure: 1
  • Variegated Fritillary: 2
  • Pearl Crescent: 2
  • Painted Lady: 3
  • Red Admiral: 1
  • Common Buckeye: 4
  • Red-spotted Purple: 4
  • Northern Pearly-eye: 7
  • Monarch: 2
Birds
  • Black Vulture 1
  • Turkey Vulture 2
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 2
  • Chimney Swift 2
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
  • Downy Woodpecker 1
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee 2
  • Eastern Phoebe 1
  • American Crow 10
  • Carolina Wren 2
  • American Robin 1
  • Gray Catbird 4
  • Northern Mockingbird 2
  • European Starling 15
  • Magnolia Warbler 1
  • Song Sparrow 2
  • American Goldfinch 10
  • House Sparrow 10