Central Park NYC
Sunday, April 22, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido,PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.

Highlights: Yellow-rumped & Palm Warblers, Northern Waterthrush, Field & Swamp 
Sparrows, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, continuing Red-throated Loon and a Laughing 
Gull on the Reservoir (Reservoir birds seen from east and south sides only). 

Canada Goose - Turtle Pond, Lake, Reservoir & low flyovers
Northern Shoveler - pair Reservoir
Mallard - low numbers Reservoir, Turtle Pond, Lake, etc.
Buflehead - 4 Reservoir
Ruddy Duck - male Reservoir
Mourning Dove - 20 Evodia Field
Laughing Gull - Reservoir
Herring Gull - around 200 Reservoir & flyovers
Red-throated Loon - south side Reservoir
Double-crested Cormorant - 6 (4 Reservoir, 2 Turtle Pond)
Black-crowned Night-Heron - well-hidden in flowering willow at Turtle Pond
Red-tailed Hawk - flyover (Sandra Critelli)
Red-bellied Woodpecker - several locations
Yelllow-bellied Sapsucker - 3 (Upper Lobe & top of Oven)
Downy Woodpecker - 3 or 4 (Feeders, Stone Arch/Upper Lobe, Turtle Pond)
Northern Flicker - 9 including pair at Warbler Rock
Eastern Phoebe - Maintenance Field (David Barrett)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - Turtle Pond
Blue Jay - residents
Tufted Titmouse - singing in two locations (including pair at King of Poland 
(David Barrett))
White-breasted Nuthatch - 2 in same tree Willow Rock
Brown Creeper - 1 or 2 (Turtle Pond (Chris Smith & Andrew Miller))
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - male at the Point
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 15-20
Hermit Thrush - 10-15
American Robin - some nesting
House Finch - 7 Evodia Field feeders
American Goldfinch - 10 (Feeders & Ramble)
Eastern Towhee - singing males Mugger's Woods
Chipping Sparrow - Upper Lobe & feeders
Field Sparrow - 2 Maintenance field (David Barrett)
Song Sparrow - 5
Swamp Sparrow - 8
White-throated Sparrow - at least 20
Dark-eyed Junco - Turtle Pond(Sandra Critelli)
Red-winged Blackbird - 5
Brown-headed Cowbird - pair at feeders
Common Grackle - 20
Northern Waterthrush - singing persistently at Oven
Palm Warbler - 4 (3 SE Turtle Pond (Bill Perro), 1 Mugger's Woods)
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 3 (Turtle Pond, Upper Lobe, mouth of the Gill)
Northern Cardinal - residents

Sandra Critelli reported a Louisiana Waterthrush and Black-crowned Night-Herons 
at the Pond. Barbara Green reported a Black-and-white Warbler at the Pond. 

Thanks to Alice Deutsch for mentioning the Palm Warblers at Turtle Pond this 
morning and to Peter Levine for his report of two Laughing Gulls on the 
Reservoir yesterday. 

Deb Allen

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