Central Park NYC Saturday, September. 23, 2017 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: 14 Species of Wood Warblers including Tennessee and Cape May Warbler, Scarlet Tanager, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Least Flycatcher, Eastern Phoebe, Winter Wren, Brown Thrasher, and Blue-headed Vireo. A few migrating raptors overhead fairly early in the day, but no dawn flight this morning. Canada Goose - 5 flyovers, others heard Mallard - Turtle Pond Mourning Dove - 8 Chimney Swift - 2 dozen Ruby-throated Hummingbird - Oak Bridge Herring Gull - flyovers 15+ Sharp-shinned Hawk - 3 or 4 flyovers (the first at Maintenance Field at 7:11am) Broad-winged Hawk - flyover Red-bellied Woodpecker - Humming Tombstone Downy Woodpecker Northern Flicker - 6 or 7 (Barbara Green) American Kestrel - flyover (Bob & Deb - 6:28am) Least Flycatcher - Maintenance Field Eastern Phoebe - Humming Tombstone Blue-headed Vireo - Azalea Pond Red-eyed Vireo - 5 Blue Jay - 5 or 6 Crow - 2 flyovers (silent) White-breasted Nuthatch - heard House Wren - 2 (Maintenance Field & Bow Bridge) Winter Wren - 1 or 2 (Oven & Point) Carolina Wren - heard west side of Mugger's Woods Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 4 or 5 Swainson's Thrush - 7 to 10 American Robin Gray Catbird - 6 Brown Thrasher - 3 (Warbler Rock, 2 Maintenance Field (Andrea Hessel & Will Papp)) White-throated Sparrow - 10 Common Grackle - flock of 50+ Balancing Rock Ovenbird - north of the Point Northern Waterthrush - Belvedere Castle (Bob & Deb 6:45am) Black-and-white Warbler - 4 Tennessee Warbler - 2 or 3 (Maintenance Field & Warbler Rock) Common Yellowthroat - 5 American Redstart - 7 Cape May Warbler - 2 Maintenance Field (David Barrett) Northern Parula - 15 Magnolia Warbler - 4 Yellow Warbler - Bow Bridge Island (E. J. Bartolazo) Blackpoll Warbler - Bow Bridge Black-throated Blue Warbler - female just north of the Oven Palm Warbler - "Yellow" Bow Bridge Island (E. J. Bartolazo) Black-throated Green Warbler - Belvedere Castle (Bob & Deb - 6:43am) Scarlet Tanager - 4 (3 Tupelo Field, 1 Maintenance Field) Northern Cardinal - residents including begging calls from juvenile female at Maintenance Field Rose-breasted Grosbeak - 3 (Hill up from Boathouse, Maint. Field (David Barrett), another heard) Deb Allen -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://firstname.lastname@example.org/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/NYSBirds-L 3) http://birding.aba.org/maillist/NY01 Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --