Central Park, NYC 
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Robert DeCandido, Deborah Allen, m.ob.

Highlights: Boat-tailed Grackle, Ring-necked Ducks, Wood Ducks, Cooper's Hawk, 
& Fox Sparrows. Reservoir birds observed from the Reservoir's south end.

Canada Goose - flyovers
Wood Duck - 3 males Reservoir
Ring-necked Duck - 2 Reservoir
Hooded Merganser - 10 Reservoir
Pied-billed Grebe - Reservoir
Mourning Dove
American Coot - 2 Reservoir
Ring-billed, Herring & Great Black-backed Gulls - Reservoir
Great Blue Heron - immature standing on the frozen Lake near Bow Bridge
Cooper's Hawk - NW Reservoir seen from the south end (Peter Haskel)
Red-tailed Hawk - flyover Ramble seen from Shakespeare Garden
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yelllow-bellied Sapsucker - 3 
Downy Woodpecker - (Matthew Mellor) between Evodia Field & Boathouse
Blue Jay
Common Raven - flyover heading south out of the park near Sixth Ave. with 
Sharon Berlan (SW section CBC)
Black-capped Chickadee - Shakespeare Garden (Sandra Critelli)
Tufted Titmouse - Shakespeare Garden
White-breasted Nuthatch - 2 Shakespeare Garden
Brown Creeper - Shakespeare Garden
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 3 Shakespeare Garden
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 3 (2 Shakespeare Garden (Matthew Mellor), 1 Upper Lobe)
Hermit Thrush - Shakespeare Garden
House Finch - 5-7
American Goldfinch - 10
Fox Sparrow - 7 (Mugger's Woods & Upper Lobe)
Dark-eyed Junco - Evodia Field
Red-winged Blackbird - 3 (1 male, 2 females) Evodia Field
Common Grackle - 75-100
Boat-tailed Grackle - first-winter bird with dark eyes Evodia Field with Common 
Northern Cardinal

Tweets today included a White-crowned Sparrow at the Pool (Stefan Passlick), a 
Gray Catbird north of Strawberry Fields (Jordan Spindel), and a Common 
Yellowthroat in the North Woods (Xander Vitarelli). 

I look forward to seeing the complete Central Park CBC list. 

Deb Allen


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