Central Park (morning) & Inwood Hill Park (late afternoon & early evening), NYC Sunday, January 14, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Central Park: Golden-crowned Kinglets (3), Brown Creepers (3). Inwood Hill Park: E. Screech-Owls (2), Peregrine Falcon. Central Park: Canada Goose - many Reservoir Mallard - not many on Reservoir, but a Red-tailed Hawk having a female Mallard for breakfast American Coot - 5 Reservoir Ring-billed & Herring Gulls - Reservoir & flyover Herring Gulls Cooper's Hawk - near feeders Red-tailed Hawk - 2 (adult Reservoir eating Mallard, flyover Shakespeare Garden (Sandra Critelli)) Red-bellied Woodpecker - several Downy Woodpecker - 2 at feeders Blue Jay - several giving alarm calls over Cooper's Hawk near the feeders American Crow - objecting to Red-tailed Hawk at Reservoir Black-capped Chickadee - 2 at feeders Tufted Titmouse - 2 at feeders White-breasted Nuthatch - feeders & elsewhere Brown Creeper - 3 (2 west side of Great Lawn, 1 at feeders) Golden-crowned Kinglet - 3 west side of Great Lawn (Sandra Critelli) American Robin - mostly near Sparrow Rock/Great Lawn House Finch - several at feeders American Goldfinch - several at feeders, also a few in Mugger's Woods Fox Sparrow - 5 or 6 (2 at feeders, 3 or 4 Mugger's Woods) White-throated Sparrow - several locations Dark-eyed Junco - 2 Locust Grove Common Grackle - flock in Ramble near feeders Northern Cardinal - resident Pat Dubren reported the Boat-tailed Grackle, an immature bird, continuing at the Pond on Thursday (Jan. 11) . -- Inwood Hill Park: Canada Goose - flocks overhead Mallard - not many Muscota Marsh Ring-billed Gull - flock near boat launch Cooper's Hawk - immature Red-tailed Hawk Eastern Screech-Owl - 2 seen and heard Peregrine Falcon carrying a small bird and landing on lights over Baker Field Northern Mockingbird - guarding junipers with berries Muscota Marsh Dark-eyed Junco 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://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/ --