Central Park, NYC Saturday, October 7, 2017 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.
Highlights: 12 Species of Wood Warblers, including 6 Cape May Warblers & 8 Pine Warblers. No dawn flight observed this morning. Mallard - around a dozen Turtle Pond Chimney Swift - 25 over Turtle Pond & the Ramble (Bob 6:40am) Herring Gull - flyovers Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - around a dozen Downy Woodpecker - 2 Maintenance Field Northern Flicker - fewer than 5 Peregrine Falcon - perched on building at Central Park West & 75th Eastern Wood-Pewee - 3 (Maintenance Field, Ramble, NW Great Lawn) Red-eyed Vireo - 6 Blue Jay Black-capped Chickadee - Shakespeare Garden (Drew Stadlin) White-breasted Nuthatch - 2 Ramble House Wren - 4 Golden-crowned Kinglet - 2 (Shakespeare Garden & Pinetum (both Drew Stadlin)) Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 30 Swainson's Thrush - 3 Hermit Thrush - Mugger's Woods (David Barrett) Wood Thrush - Ramble American Robin - not many Gray Catbird - 5 Brown Thrasher - Ramble (before 9am) Cedar Waxwing - flock of a dozen over Maintenance Field (Alison Schondorf) House Finch - 5 Eastern Towhee - 3 (1 male & 2 females) Maintenance Field & Locust Grove (Carine Mitchel both locations) Song Sparrow - Maintenance Field (Elizabeth Millard-Whitman) Swamp Sparrow - Maintenance Field\ White-throated Sparrow - a dozen Common Grackle - around 30 flying north after leaving roost at 7:30am Ovenbird - Captain's Bench/Balancing Rock Black-and-white Warbler - 5 Common Yellowthroat - 5 American Redstart - 12 Cape May Warbler - 6 (4 Pinetum, 1 Turtle Pond Bald Cypress, 1 NW Great Lawn) Northern Parula - 3 (Shakespeare Garden, Maint. Filed, Swampy Pin Oak/Summer House Meadow) Magnolia Warbler - 5 Blackpoll Warbler - Turtle Pond Bald Cypress Black-throated Blue Warbler - 2 female (Shakespeare Garden, NW Great Lawn) Palm Warbler - 2 "Yellow" King of Poland Pine Warbler - 8 (Pinetum, King of Poland, Shakespeare Garden) Yellow-rumped Warbler - 5 Scarlet Tanager - 5 Northern Cardinal 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/ --