Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Lake Elkhorn

Trip Leader: Allen Lewis

Date of Trip: Sunday, October 1, 2015

Location: Lake Elkhorn

Details: The day was sunny with little wind. Temperatures started at mid-forties and finished mid-sixties F, a beautiful day.

Number on trip: 17

20171001-A (127K)

Photo by Chuck Stirrat

  • Canada Goose 8
  • Mallard (Northern) 6
  • Double-crested Cormorant 2
  • Great Blue Heron 2
  • Green Heron 2
  • Turkey Vulture 4
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 2
  • Mourning Dove 5
  • Chimney Swift 21
  • Belted Kingfisher 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 5
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1
  • Downy Woodpecker 11
  • Northern Flicker 4
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee 1
  • Eastern Phoebe 7
  • Yellow-throated Vireo
  • Blue Jay 44
  • American Crow 14
  • Fish Crow 2
  • Carolina Chickadee 12
  • Tufted Titmouse 23
  • White-breasted Nuthatch 4
  • Carolina Wren 9
  • Eastern Bluebird 2
  • American Robin 2
  • Gray Catbird 5
  • European Starling 75
  • Common Yellowthroat 1
  • Chestnut-sided Warbler 1
  • Black-throated Green Warbler 1
  • Chipping Sparrow 2
  • Song Sparrow 4
  • Northern Cardinal 34
  • Red-winged Blackbird 25
  • Brown-headed Cowbird 1
  • American Goldfinch 10
  • House Sparrow 35