Inwood Hill Park NYC Saturday March 10, 2018 Central Park NYC Sunday March 11, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Saturday Inwood Hill Park: Eastern Screech-Owls. Sunday Central Park: Northern Pintail, Cedar Waxwings, Fox Sparrows, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Great Blue Heron. -- Central Park (Sunday): Canada Goose - 95 (Reservoir & Lake) Northern Shoveler - around 60 (22 Reservoir, around 40 Turtle Pond, 6 Lake) Mallard - around 40 (Reservoir, Lake & Turtle Pond) usually about as many at the Pond Northern Pintail - male Lake near mouth of the Gill (Carine Mitchell) Bufflehead - 11 (6 males & 5 females Reservoir some males displaying) Ruddy Duck - 34 Reservoir Mourning Dove - 10 (5 near feeders, 2 Sparrow Rock, 3 Turtle Pond) American Coot - 4 Reservoir Ring-billed Gull - around 100 Reservoir Herring Gull - a few at Reservoir & a few flyovers Great Black-backed Gull - at least 3 Reservoir Double-crested Cormorant - immature north end Reservoir Great Blue Heron - adult on Reservoir dike Red-tailed Hawk - 2 flyovers (Carine & Deb) Red-bellied Woodpecker - several Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - male in maple north of Gill Source with camp followers Downy Woodpecker - 4 Blue Jay - several locations Black-capped Chickadee - Evodia Field feeders Tufted Titmouse - 3 (3 feeders, 3 north of Gill Source - the same birds?) White-breasted Nuthatch - 2 (feeders & north of Gill Source) Golden-crowned Kinglet - male Upper Lobe (Deb) Cedar Waxwing - 8 near Indian Cave (Sandra Critelli) House Finch - at least 10 (feeders & Maintenance Field) American Goldfinch - 15 Fox Sparrow - 3 near Evodia Field feeders (Mark Siegeltuch) Song Sparrow - 2 Sparrow Rock Dark-eyed Junco - 10 including several at feeders Red-winged Blackbird - 3 (2 adult males at feeders (Carine M.), 1 young male south of Azalea Pond) Common Grackle - scattered small flocks Northern Cardinal - at least 8, many males singing -- At Inwood Hill Park on Saturday (March 24) we saw two gray-morph Eastern Screech-Owls and heard at least one other. Deb Allen Follow us on twitter @DAllenNYC & @BirdingBobNYC -- 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/ --