Fran Uhler Natural Area
(in Patuxent River Park)

Fran Uhler Natural Area
Lemons Bridge Road, Bowie, MD, 301-627-6074

From the Beltway (I-495), take Rt. 450 north. Turn right at the 2nd light onto Lanham Severn Rd. (Rt. 564). Proceed 5 miles on Lanham Severn Rd.  After the bridge over the railroad, follow the right-of-way though a left turn onto 11th St. in old Bowie.  One mile later, turn left at the light onto Laurel Bowie Rd. (Rt. 197). Pass the next light and turn right after the railroad bridge onto Lemons Bridge Rd. Proceed one mile to the Fran Uhler Natural Area gate and park on the left.

March 1, 2014

This was a joint walk with the Anne Arundel Bird Club.  In addition to 23 bird species, some members of the group saw an otter,.  Full bird list below:
Turkey Vulture  5
Accipiter sp.  1
Killdeer  1
Ring-billed Gull  4
Mourning Dove  4
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  1

Blue Jay  3
crow sp.  1
Carolina Chickadee  1
Tufted Titmouse  3  
Winter Wren  1
Carolina Wren  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  1
American Robin  1

European Starling  4
Eastern Towhee  1
White-throated Sparrow  1
Dark-eyed Junco  1
Northern Cardinal  3
Red-winged Blackbird   4
Common Grackle  37
House Finch  3
American Goldfinch  2



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