Central Park NYC Sunday, May 13, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob. Highlights: 23 species of Wood Warblers including Prothonotary Warbler and the mega-rare Kirtland's Warbler. A nice selection of Tyrant Flycatchers including Olive-sided, Yellow-bellied & Acadian Flycatchers.
Canada Goose - Reservoir, Turtle Pond, pair feeding grass of Great Lawn Mallard - residents on Reservoir & Lake Ruddy Duck - 2 Reservoir (Deb) Mourning Dove - residents Chimney Swift - at least a dozen seen together American Coot - continues on Reservoir Herring Gull - flyovers Double-crested Cormorant - 4 Turtle Pond, others on Reservoir Great Egret - flyover Reservoir (Deb) Red-tailed Hawk - adult El Dorado on Central Park West Red-bellied Woodpecker - residents in several locations Downy Woodpecker - residents Olive-sided Flycatcher - Oak Bridge (Upper Lobe) Eastern Wood-Pewee - west side Reservoir Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - 2 (west side Great Lawn (David Barrett), Wagner Cove (Deb)) Acadian Flycatcher - west side Great Lawn (David Barrett) Great Crested Flycatcher - west side Reservoir Eastern Kingbird - pair Turtle Pond Blue-headed Vireo - 2 (near Delacorte Theater, west side Reservoir) Warbling Vireo - resident pairs Red-eyed Vireo - 4 Blue Jay - pairs collecting twigs in 2 locations (Deb) Northern Rough-winged Swallow - 2 Turtle Pond Barn Swallow - 10-12 Reservoir House Wren - west side Reservoir Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - west side Reservoir at 92nd Street Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 3 Veery - 5 Swainson's Thrush - 5 Wood Thrush - 2 (Evodia Field feeder area & Gill Overlook) American Robin - residents - adult seen carrying food, some pairs just starting to build nests Gray Catbird - pairs in many locations incl. the heavily-trafficked Conservatory Water area Brown Thrasher - south side of Tupelo Field Cedar Waxwing - 3 or 4 flyovers House Finch - 8 (males & females) feeding on new leaves of Bald Cypress at Turtle Pond Dock Chipping Sparrow - in oak 92nd & West Drive Song Sparrow - Wagner Cove (Deb) White-throated Sparrow - west side Reservoir Orchard Oriole - first-spring male singing at Turtle Pond Dock Baltimore Oriole - 2 males (Shakespeare Garden & west side Reservoir) Red-winged Blackbird - 3 singing males Common Grackle - a few at Turtle Pond Ovenbird - 6 Northern Waterthrush - 4 Black-and-white Warbler - 15 (both sexes) Prothonotary Warbler - Pinetum (Will Papp) Tennessee Warbler - singing at Turtle Pond Dock (David Barrett) Nashville Warbler - Turtle Pond Dock (David Barrett) Common Yellowthroat - 20 (mostly males) American Redstart - 13 Kirtland's Warbler - west side Reservoir 8:45am Cape May Warbler - 3 or 4 adult males (1 Bridle Path, 2 Summit Rock, &1 east of Summit Rock) Northern Parula - 25 (mostly female, but singing males in many locations) Magnolia Warbler - 12 (mostly males) Bay-breasted Warbler - 4 (2 male, 2 female) Blackburnian Warbler - 5 (3 male, 2 female) Yellow Warbler - 5 (2 male, 3 female) Chestnut-sided Warbler - a dozen (mostly males) Blackpoll Warbler - 4 males Black-throated Blue Warbler - 5 (3 male, 2 female) Yellow-rumped Warbler - 8 Prairie Warbler - 2 (female Gill Overlook, male along Reservoir at around 88th Street) Black-throated Green Warbler - 6 (4 male, 2 female) Canada Warbler - 2 males (Turtle Pond Dock, west side Reservoir) Wilson's Warbler - 12 (all males) Scarlet Tanager - female west side Reservoir Northern Cardinal - residents Rose-breasted Grosbeak - calling SW Great Lawn (Matthieu Benoit) Deb Allen Follow us on twitter @BirdingBobNYC & @DAllenNYC @BirdCentralPark has up-to-the-minute bird reports for NY County including Central Park. -- 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/ --