Central Park NYC - Strawberry Fields & the Ramble
Monday, June 5, 2017 
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, and many others

Highlights: Acadian Flycatcher and 9 Wood Warbler Species including a female 
Mourning Warbler. The Horned Grebe continues at the Reservoir (see note below). 

Canada Goose - pair with 3 goslings on the Lake
Mallard - 10 (Turtle Pond & Lake)
Mourning Dove - residents
Chimney Swift - 6 flyovers
Double-crested Cormorant - flyovers
Great Egret - Turtle Pond & flyovers
Black-crowned Night-Heron - west side of Lake & flyovers
Red-tailed Hawk - carrying food to Fifth Avenue nest at 1pm
Red-bellied Woodpecker - pair Summer House
Downy Woodpecker - Gill Overlook
Norther Flicker - 2 (Ladies Pavilion & male in hole at Gill Overlook)
Peregrine Falcon - all three young have fledged from the Central Park West nest 
 
Acadian Flycatcher - seen & heard giving whip call at Warbler Rock
Great Crested Flycatcher - 3 or 4
Eastern Kingbird - Warbler Rock
Warbling Vireo - 3 pairs (2 pairs west side of Lake, 1 pair Maintenance Field)
Red-eyed Vireo - 5
Blue Jay - fledgling Strawberry Field
Tufted Titmouse - 2 (1 heard near Boathouse, 1 accepted a peanut from Tom Ahlf 
at Gill Overlook)
White-breasted Nuthatch - fed peanut by Tom Ahlf at Gill Overlook
Thrush - unidentified at Warbler Rock (probably Swainson's)
American Robin - some juveniles around
Gray Catbird - residents
Cedar Waxwing - 8  (4 Gill Overlook in Shadbush, 4 Turtle Pond) & flyovers
House Finch - 5 to 10 south side Turtle Pond, fledglings around
American Goldfinch - male Turtle Pond Dock
Ovenbird - Upper Lobe
Mourning Warbler - female Strawberry Fields (Mayra Cruz)
Common Yellowthroat - 3 females (male not found in Shakespeare Garden)
American Redstart - 4 (no adult males)
Northern Parula - 2 males (Humming Tombstone & Mugger's Woods)
Magnolia Warbler - 5 (adult male, 4 females/first-spring males)
Chestnut-sided Warbler - first-spring Bird in Mugger's Woods
Canada Warbler - female Humming Tombstone
Black-throated Green Warbler - female Mugger's Woods
Song Sparrow - 3 (pair Strawberry Fields, singing male north Wagner Cove)
Northern Cardinal - nesting pair with young at Upper Lobe
Red-winged Blackbird - 3 (male & 2 females Turtle Pond)
Common Grackle - 6 to 8 southwest park of Lake
Brown-headed Cowbird - male Humming Tombstone
Baltimore Oriole - 3 (pair with nest n. Maintenance Field, male south side 
Turtle Pond)

David Barrett reported that the Horned Grebe continues on the Reservoir at 
3:12PM via twitter #birdcp @FastMiler @BirdCentralPark. 

The Central Park West Peregrine Falcons are best viewed from the west side of 
Central Park from the Sheep Meadow south. 

Deb Allen

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