Central Park NYC - North End
Friday, November 10, 2017 
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob. 

Highlights: A cold, blustery day made searching for small passerines a 
challenge, nevertheless there were some good birds around including a female 
Ring-necked Duck (First-Of-Season) on the Meer, Fox Sparrows, and a Cooper's 

Canada Goose - 8 on the Meer and one flyover
Northern Shoveler - 18 Meer
Mallard - 37 Meer
Ring-necked Duck - female Meer (FOS) tweeted at 9:36AM
Ruddy Duck - 14 Meer
Herring Gull - flyovers
Cooper's Hawk - flyover 110th Street tweeted at 7:06AM
Red-tailed Hawk - 2 flyovers (1 local,1 migrant - Great Hill)
Red-bellied Woodpecker - male North Woods
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 2
Blue Jay - 10
American Crow - 3 flyovers seen together
Brown Creeper - (Louise Burns) North Woods
Golden-crowned Kinglet - North Woods
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 2 (Wildflower Meadow & Loch)
Hermit Thrush - Conservatory Garden
American Robin - around 20 Conservatory Garden
Gray Catbird - Conservatory Garden
House Finch - around 10
Chipping Sparrow - 2 - Grassy Knoll/Sparrow Ridge
Fox Sparrow - 2 North Woods
Song Sparrow - 5
White-throated Sparrow - 25-30
Dark-eyed Junco - 20 (several locations)
Northern Cardinal - residents


Others reported:

Stefan Passlick tweeted a Great Blue Heron  with fishing line in its bill at 
the Loch at 8:39A [@StefanPasslick].

Alice Deutsch tweeted an injured Yellow-rumped Warbler at the Pinetum at 8:42AM 

Tony Gazso tweeted the continuing female Ring-necked Duck with Ruddy Ducks at 
the Meer at 10:47AM [ATonyGazso].

Frank Rutella told us about a Cooper's Hawk in his backyard in Manhattan north 
of Central Park between 118th and 119th Streets. 

David Barret tweeted a Northern Harrier over the Great Lawn at 1:54PM 
[@FastMiler]. David also tweeted a lot of nice birds from the northern part of 
Manhattan today including Turkey Vultures, Bald Eagles, an Osprey, 
Red-shouldered Hawk, Bonaparte's Gulls, Northern Harrier, Northern Pintail, 
Snow Geese and a Vesper Sparrow. 

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Deb Allen


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