Central Park, NYC 
Sunday, November 19, 2017 
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.

Highlights: Common Ravens, Great Blue Heron, Winter Waterfowl, Fox Sparrows, 
and Dark-eyed Juncos.

Canada Goose - not many south end Reservoir
Wood Duck - 2 males south end Reservoir (also 2 males at the Pond earlier)
Northern Shoveler - 65+ south end Reservoir
Gadwall - male south end Reservoir
Mallard - 60+ (Lake, Turtle Pond, the Pond, and Reservoir)
American Black Duck - pair at the Pond
American Black Duck X Mallard hybrid - 2 south end Reservoir
Northern Pintail - male at the Pond
Bufflehead - pair NW Reservoir seen from south end Reservoir
Hooded Merganser - 4 Turtle Pond, Arthur T. reported 5 others at the SE 
Ruddy Duck - 70+ south end Reservoir
Pied-billed Grebe - south end Reservoir
Mourning Dove - 26
American Coot - SW Reservoir & the Pond
Ring-billed Gull - lower than usual numbers Reservoir
Herring Gull - lower than usual numbers Reservoir
Great Black-backed Gull - 16 Reservoir
Great Blue Heron - adult south side of 59th Street Pond (early)
Red-shouldered Hawk - adult overhead between Castle & Shakespeare Garden 
(Andrea Hessel)
Red-tailed Hawk - flyover of local bird
Red-bellied Woodpecker - female Sparrow Rock
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - Maintenance Field & Evodia Field (David Barrett)
Downy Woodpecker - male & female Evodia Field 
Northern Flicker - male Sparrow Rock
Blue Jay - at least 10
Common Raven - 2 Central Park West over El Dorado (David Barrett)
Black-capped Chickadee - 2 Source of the Gill
Tufted Titmouse - 2 NW Evodia Field
White-breasted Nuthatch - 2 NW Evodia Field
Brown Creeper - 1 or 2 (NW Evodia Field & Source of the Gill)
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 2 Evodia Field
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 2 Evodia Field
Hermit Thrush - 2 Locust Grove (another at Falconer's Hill - early)
American Robin - 15 Sparrow Rock feeding on fallen crab apples
Northern Mockingbird - in crab apple at Sparrow Rock
Cedar Waxwing - at least 8 together Sparrow Rock (Andrea Hessel)
Fox Sparrow - 3 (Mugger's Woods, Summer House Meadow, Evodia Field)
Song Sparrow - 2 (Reservoir, Sparrow Rock)
Swamp Sparrow - 2 (59th Street Pond & mudflat)
White-throated Sparrow - 20+
Dark-eyed Junco - 200 (probably undercounted)
Red-winged Blackbird - male Sparrow Rock
Northern Cardinal - residents

David Barrett reported American Goldfinches at the North End this morning. 

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