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

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