Central Park NYC Saturday April 7, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob. Highlights: Louisiana Waterthrush (2), Pine Warbler (2), Palm Warbler (4), along with good numbers of sparrows and other early spring migrants.
Wood Duck - male at the Oven Herring Gull - flyovers Great Egret - Lake Cooper's Hawk - male at Oven mobbed by 6-8 Blue Jays Red-tailed Hawk - 2 pairs (pair over east side, pair carrying sticks to San Remo - west side) Red-bellied Woodpecker - 2 pairs (Swampy Pin Oak & Oven) Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - male & female at Gill Overlook Downy Woodpecker - 2 pairs (Swampy Pin Oak & Evodia Field) Northern Flicker - around 10 Eastern Phoebe 20 including 5 at Turtle Pond Blue Jay - see Cooper's Hawk Northern Rough-winged Swallow - 2 over Turtle Pond Black-capped Chickadee - Gill Source (Carine Mitchell) Tufted Titmouse - 3 White-breasted Nuthatch - Laupot Bridge Winter Wren - 2 (Oven & Laupot Bridge (Ryan Serio)) Golden-crowned Kinglet - 4 Pinetum Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 2 Ramble Hermit Thrush - 4 House Finch - 6 Evodia Field American Goldfinch - around a dozen Evodia Field Eastern Towhee - male in the Ramble (Ryan Serio) Chipping Sparrow - flock of 75 Cedar Hill (Bob - 7:30am) Fox Sparrow - 6 or 7 Upper Lobe Area Song Sparrow - 10 Swamp Sparrow - 3 (Maintenance Field, Laupot Bridge, Swampy Pin Oak - David Barrett) White-throated Sparrow - common Dark-eyed Junco - 50 Cedar Hill Red-winged Blackbird - 10 Common Grackle - 15 Louisiana Waterthrush - 2 (Upper Lobe & Azalea Pond (Elizabeth Millard-Whitman)) Pine Warbler - 2 (Riviera east of Bow Bridge & Pinetum - Victor Lloyd) Palm Warbler - 4 (Ramble, Evodia Field, 2 Locust Grove (Ryan Serio)) Other reports: The Red-throated Loon released by the Wild Bird Fund (per Karen Fung @ebluebirdNYC) at the Meer on Friday April 6th continued there this morning with photos by Terence Collins (@kingT) yesterday and Ron Lugo (@BirdsRon) today on twitter (@BirdCentralPark). Barrie Raik (@RaikBar) reported a Wilson's Snipe at the Pool. -- Deb Allen Follow us on twitter @BirdingBobNYC & @DAllenNYC Reports with #birdcp consolidated on @BirdCentralPark maintaned by David Barrett. -- 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/ --