Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Waterford Farm: Saturday, March 18, 2017

Trip Leader: Wes Earp
Recorder: John Harris

Date of Trip: Saturday, November 11, 2017

Location: Waterford Farm

Number on trip: 9

Details: A clear, notably cold morning with frost, but calm. Thin overcast by noon, few soaring birds. 53 species

  • Canada Goose 200
  • Wood Duck 3 2 female 2 m
  • Mallard 50
  • American Black Duck 1
  • Ring-necked Duck 6
  • Bufflehead 6
  • Hooded Merganser 6
  • Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 2
  • Black Vulture 3
  • Turkey Vulture 5
  • Northern Harrier 1
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk (Northern) 1
  • Bald Eagle 5
  • Red-shouldered Hawk (lineatus Group) 2
  • Red-tailed Hawk (borealis) 2
  • Ring-billed Gull 1
  • Mourning Dove 35
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker 6
  • Downy Woodpecker (Eastern) 5
  • Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 7
  • Pileated Woodpecker 1
  • American Kestrel 1
  • Eastern Phoebe 2
  • Blue Jay 15
  • American Crow 55
  • Fish Crow 150
  • Carolina Chickadee 2
  • Tufted Titmouse 2
  • White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern) 1
  • Carolina Wren 4
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2
  • Eastern Bluebird 25
  • American Robin 20
  • Northern Mockingbird 4
  • European Starling 150
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 1
  • Chipping Sparrow 10
  • Field Sparrow 2
  • Fox Sparrow (Red) 2
  • Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) 40
  • White-throated Sparrow 35
  • Vesper Sparrow 1
  • Savannah Sparrow (Savannah) 6
  • Song Sparrow (melodia/atlantica) 50
  • Swamp Sparrow 1
  • Northern Cardinal 15
  • Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern) 1
  • Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged) 100
  • Brown-headed Cowbird 200
  • Common Grackle (Purple) 25
  • House Finch 3
  • American Goldfinch 20
  • House Sparrow 5

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Northern Harrier by Howard Patterson

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Northern Harrier and crow by Howard Patterson

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Group by John Harris