Central Park NYC - North End
Friday, June 2, 2017 
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, and many others

Highlights: Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, flyover Black Vultures, confirmed 
nesting of Northern Flickers, and five species of Wood Warblers. 

Canada Goose - Harlem Meer
Gadwall - Harlem Meer (Mayra Cruz around 8:45am)
Mallard - Harlem Meer
Mourning Dove - 5 Green Bench
Chimney Swift - 6 taking drinks and gathering nesting material Harlem Meer
Herring Gull - flyover
Double-crested Cormorant - flyover
Great Egret - Harlem Meer & flyovers
Snowy Egret - flyovers of small groups
Green Heron - flew in from NE and landed at the Pool (Bob 7:45am)
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Loch (Bob early a.m.)
Black Vulture - 2 flying south over the High Meadow
Red-tailed Hawk - over Blockhouse (Mayra Cruz)
Red-bellied Woodpecker - along the Loch
Downy Woodpecker - pair west end of Loch, possible nest Wildflower Meadow
Northern Flicker - confirmed breeding - adult carrying fecal sac above the Loch
Eastern Wood-Pewee - west side of Wildflower Meadow (Bob early a.m.)
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - south of Green Bench (David Barrett), re-found 
later by Stefan Passlick
Great Crested Flycatcher - 3 (Conservatory Garden, High Meadow, below Fort 
Eastern Kingbird - in Honeylocust at Harlem Meer
Warbling Vireo - several pairs (Nutter's Battery, 110th Street, heard elsewhere)
Red-eyed Vireo - 5 or 6 (pair south of Blockhouse (found later at NE Great 
Hill), 3 to 4 elsewhere)
Blue Jay - residents
White-breasted Nuthatch - High Meadow (Tom Ahlf)
House Wren - 2 (West end Wildflower Meadow (Bob early a.m.), singing at Green 
American Robin - residents
Gray Catbird - residents
European Starling - juveniles around
Cedar Waxwing - 6 Meer Island & flyover flock Wildflower Meadow
House Finch - heard
American Goldfinch - 8 (1 male & 2 females Nutter's Battery, 5 west end of Loch)
Common Yellowthroat - female Fort Clinton
American Redstart - first-spring male North Woods east of High Meadow
Northern Parula - 2 females North Woods (Bob early a.m.)
Blackpoll Warbler - male SE Great Hill
Wilson's Warbler - female east Wildflower Meadow (Mayra Cruz)
Song Sparrow - singing Conservatory Garden
Red-winged Blackbird - 8 (3 adult females, 3 adult males, 2 first-spring males 
- all at the Harlem Meer)
Common Grackle - various locations
Brown-headed Cowbird - male Wildflower Meadow, heard elsewhere
Baltimore Oriole - pairs

Deb Allen


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