Central Park NYC Tuesday, May 15, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob. Highlights: Mourning Warbler (not seen by us but reliably reported) and 18 Other Species of Wood Warblers. Also Olive-sided and Traill's (willow/Alder) Flycatchers.
Canada Goose - 8 (2 Great Lawn, 6 on the Lake) Wood Duck - 3 (2 male, 1 female) Upper Lobe Mallard - residents Mourning Dove - 6 Chimney Swift - around 15 Herring Gull - flyovers Double-crested Cormorant - 1 Turtle Pond & flyovers Great Egret - 2 (Turtle Pond & Lake) Green Heron - Oven Black-crowned Night-Heron - Oak Bridge Red-tailed Hawk - adult over Turtle Pond Red-bellied Woodpecker - male excavating nest above Stone Arch Downy Woodpecker - excavating nest at tip of the Point Olive-sided Flycatcher - perched in Ginkgo at top of the Point Willow/Alder Flycatcher - 2 (silent birds at Upper Lobe & in the Ramble) Great Crested Flycatcher - 1 moving from Gill Overlook to Warbler Rock Eastern Kingbird - pair Turtle Pond not nesting yet Warbling Vireo - calling West Drive near Swedish Cottage Red-eyed Vireo - 5 Blue Jay - residents Barn Swallow - 4 (Great Lawn & Turtle Pond) House Wren -north of Warbler Rock Veery - 2 in Ramble Swainson's Thrush - 5 American Robin - residents - many nesting Gray Catbird - many pairs Northern Mockingbird - Summit Rock Cedar Waxwing - 20 to 30 flyovers + 2 bathing at Azalea Pond House Finch - 4 feeding on new Bald Cypress needles at Turtle Pond Dock Orchard Oriole - immature male singing s. side Turtle Pond & Dock Baltimore Oriole - several pairs (Balancing Rock, Upper Lobe, etc.) Red-winged Blackbird - singing males at Lake and Thrtle Pond common Grackle - 5 or 6 (Ramble & Turtle Pond) Ovenbird - 5 Northern Waterthrush - 2 (Swampy Pin Oak & Upper Lobe) Black-and-white Warbler - 5 (1 male, 4 female) Mourning Warbler - 2 reported (E. of Warbler Rock (Roger Pasquier) & Summer House) Common Yellowthroat - 7 mostly males American Redstart - 7 (males, females, imm. males) Cape May Warbler - Summit Rock Northern Parula - 12 Magnolia Warbler - 7 (males & females, mostly males) Bay-breasted Warbler - male north side of Swedish Cottage Blackburnian Warbler - 3 (2 male, 1 female) Yellow Warbler 3 (both sexes) Chestnut-sided Warbler - adult male Mugger's Woods Blackpoll Warbler - female Dock on Turtle Pond Black-throated Blue Warbler - 3 females Yellow-rumped Warbler - 3 Turtle Pond Prairie Warbler - singing male turtle Pond Dock Black-throated Green Warbler - adult male behind summer House Canada Warbler - female turtle Pond Dock Scarlet Tanager - male Upper Lobe (Bob - 7:30am) Northern Cardinal - residents Rose-breasted Grosbeak -heard squeaks in Shakespeare Garden Indigo Bunting - male Upper Lobe (David Barrett) Deb Allen Follow us on twitter @BirdingBobNYC & @DAllenNYC -- 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/ --