Central Park, NYC 
Thursday, June 1, 2017
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, and many others

Highlights: 10 Species of Wood Warblers including Mourning Warbler, 
Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, and 8-12 Great Crested 

Canada Goose - pair Turtle Pond
Gadwall - male Turtle Pond
Mallard - residents
Mourning Dove - residents
Chimney Swift - 4
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - female Turtle Pond Dock (nesting???)
Herring Gull - flyover
Double-crested Cormorant - 2 Turtle Pond
Great Egret - Turtle Pond
Black-crowned Night-Heron - flew in to Turtle Pond
Red-tailed Hawk - flyover (Nell Semel)
Downy Woodpecker - not many pairs (many dead branches cut in oaks by 
tree-trimming crews)
Northern Flicker - 2 pairs (Gill Overlook & Riviera)
Eastern Wood-Pewee - Humming Tombstone
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - Upper Lobe (David Barrett)
Great Crested Flycatcher - 8 to 12 (at least 5 together in Honey Locust at 
Humming Tombstone, pairs in Ramble)
Eastern Kingbird - pair Turtle Pond, nest in Willow Oak almost finished
Warbling Vireo - in Honey Locust at Humming Tombstone
Red-eyed Vireo - 3
Blue Jay - residents
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - pair Turtle Pond
Barn Swallow - 6 over Great Lawn
Tufted Titmouse - heard near Evodia Field feeders
American Robin - residents
Gray Catbird - residents
Cedar Waxwing - 11 (1 collecting nesting material n. side Maintenance Field, 4 
Turtle Pond, 6 flyovers)
House Finch - 8 Turtle Pond Dock
Northern Waterthrush - song heard Turtle Pond
Black-and-white Warbler - female Weather Station
Mourning Warbler - male Riviera Hill
Common Yellowthroat - first-spring male singing Shakespeare Garden (seen 
earlier by John Day)
American Redstart - 5 (1 first-spring male, 4 females)
Northern Parula - male Shakespeare Garden (early morning Bob)
Magnolia Warbler - Upper Lobe (Patty Pike)
Yellow Warbler - Turtle Pond Dock
Blackpoll Warbler - female Captain's Bench/Balancing Rock (early morning Bob)
Canada Warbler - 2 females (Warbler Rock, Castle Walk)
Northern Cardinal - residents
Red-winged Blackbird - male Turtle Pond
Common Grackle - residents
Brown-headed Cowbird - 2 males Humming Tombstone
Baltimore Oriole - pair NE Maintenance Field, 2 pairs Turtle Pond

Deb Allen


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