Central Park, NYC - North End Friday, October 6, 2017 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.
Highlights: 15 Species of Wood Warblers including Tennessee, Nashville, Cape May, and Wilson's Warblers, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Gray-cheeked Thrush, Lincoln's and Savannah Sparrows. A pre-dawn arrival at the North End of Central Park did not produce any evidence of a dawn flight this morning. Canada Goose - flock of 12 over the Meer flying NE from the Reservoir (Bob - 8am) Mallard - 15 Meer Northern Shoveler - 10 Meer Mourning Dove - 7 Green Bench Yellow-billed Cuckoo - hatch-year Loch Chimney Swift - 30 over the Meer (Bob - 6:45am) Ruby-throated Hummingbird - Conservatory Garden (Tom Ahlf & Bob) Herring Gull - flyovers Sharp-shinned Hawk - flyover Loch Red-bellied Woodpecker - pair west side Wildflower Meadow Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 20 Downy Woodpecker - 3 Northern Flicker - 7 Peregrine Falcon - adult female over Conservatory Garden at 8:45am, also seen at Nutter's Battery 6:45am (Bob) Olive-sided Flycatcher - possible Lily Ponds Eastern Wood-Pewee - NE Great Hill Eastern Phoebe - 3 Red-eyed Vireo - 5 Blue Jay White-breasted Nuthatch - Green Bench House Wren - Wildflower Meadow Golden-crowned Kinglet - 2 west side of the Pool Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 40 Gray-cheeked Thrush - feeding in Yew Conservatory Garden Swainson's Thrush - Conservatory Garden (Tom Ahlf) Hermit Thrush - along the Loch American Robin - fewer (15 Conservatory Garden, 10 in crab apples Lasker Pool/Rink) Gray Catbird - 5 Brown Thrasher - Loch Northern Mockingbird - 2 (McGowan's Pass & west side of Wildflower Meadow) Cedar Waxwing - flock of 4 west side Wildflower Meadow House Finch - 5 American Goldfinch - 3 (bathing in Loch, Wildflower Meadow, west side of Pool) Eastern Towhee - 3 (2 males, 1 female) Wildflower Meadow Chipping Sparrow - 20 Green Bench Savannah Sparrow - Nutter's Battery Song Sparrow - 5 Lincoln's Sparrow - Wildflower Meadow (Bob 8am), also seen later Swamp Sparrow - Wildflower Meadow White-throated Sparrow - 15 Brown-headed Cowbird - flock of 7 males Common Grackle Black-and-white Warbler - 6 Tennessee Warbler - Nutter's Battery (Bob 6:45am) Orange-crowned Warbler - Nutter's Battery (Bob 6:45am) Nashville Warbler - 2 (2 Wildflower Meadow 8am (Bob), 1 seen again later) Common Yellowthroat - 8 American Redstart - 15 (no adult males) Cape May Warbler - 2 (Fort Clinton & Green Bench) Northern Parula - 6 Magnolia Warbler - 4 or 5 Blackpoll Warbler - north of Green Bench Black-throated Blue Warbler - female Children's Glade a.k.a. Sharp Gardens Palm Warbler - 5 (2 hypochrysea, 3 palmarum) Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler - 6 Black-throated Green Warbler - foot of Fort Clinton Wilson's Warbler - male McGowan's Pass Northern Cardinal Rose-breasted Grosbeak - heard Loch Follow us on twitter @DAllenNYC 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/ --