Central Park NYC Monday, October 23, 2017 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.
Highlights: The adult male Baltimore Oriole, found yesterday by Jeff Ward, continued at the Pinetum. Warblers: Northern Parula, Pine, Yellow-rumped, and Palm. Bob, watching from 7am at Strawberry Fields, did not observe any dawn flight except for 30 to 50 American Robins and 10 Blue Jays heading south. Mallard - residents Turtle Pond Mourning Dove - residents Herring Gull - flyovers (all ages) Great Blue heron - immature Turtle Pond Red-tailed Hawk - 2 adults together over Strawberry Fields Red-bellied Woodpecker - 3 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 20 Northern Flicker - 2 (King of Poland & Locust Grove) Blue Jay - the usual numbers American Crow - flyover flock of 8 Great Lawn/Pinetum Black-capped Chickadee - 1 or 2 King of Poland Tufted Titmouse - 2 (Maintenance field & King of Poland) White-breasted Nuthatch - Strawberry Fields Brown Creeper - Pinetum Winter Wren - 2 (Strawberry Fields, Shakespeare Garden) Carolina Wren - west side of Wagner Cove Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 20 Hermit Thrush - 4 American Robin - not many, but see highlights above Gray Catbird - King of Poland House Finch - 4 Strawberry Fields Eastern Towhee - male King of Poland Chipping Sparrow - 20 (Strawberry Fields & Pinetum) Song Sparrow - 5 White-throated Sparrow - 30 to 40 Baltimore Oriole - adult male found by Jeff Ward Sunday continues at the Pinetum Common Grackle - a few Northern Parula - Maintenance Field (Tom Ahlf) Palm Warbler - 2 "yellow" (Pinetum & King of Poland) Pine Warbler - King of Poland Yellow-rumped Warbler - 12 Northern Cardinal - residents Follow us on twitter @DAllenNYC and @BirdingBobNYC Deb Allen www.birdingbob.com -- 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://email@example.com/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/ --