Central Park NYC - North End Fri., May 18, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.
Highlights: 15 Species of Wood Warblers, Yellow-throated & Blue-headed Vireos, Least Flycatcher (2), and Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Mallard - 5 Harlem Meer Mourning dove - 2 or 3 Ruby-throated Hummingbird - Jughandle north of the east side of the Pool Spotted Sandpiper - Loch (found by Frank Rutella) Herring Gull - flyovers Double-crested Cormorant - 2 on the Meer & flyovers Great Egret - Harlem Meer Black-crowned Night-Heron - adult on island in Meer Red-tailed Hawk - adult flyover Red-bellied Woodpecker - Loch Downy Woodpecker - male west side of Loch Eastern Wood-Pewee - calling in the Loch Least Flycatcher - 2 (west side Wildflower Meadow & Great Hill) Yellow-throated Vireo - Jughandle north of east side of the Pool Blue-headed Vireo - Crab Apple Knoll south side of Great Hill Warbling Vireo - singing at 110th Street and 5th Avenue + others Red-eyed Vireo - 4 or 5 Blue Jay residents American Crow - calling flyover Blockhouse Black-capped Chickadee - east Wildflower Meadow House Wren - 3 (1 Green Bench, 2 Wildflower Meadow) Veery - 2 (Wildflower Meadow & Loch) Swainson's Thrush - 5+ American Robin - residents present thoughout Gray Catbird - resident pairs Cedar Waxwing - 4 west side of the Harlem Meer House Finch - in elm on west side of Harlem Meer American Goldfinch - male Fort Clinton White-throated Sparrow - west side of the Loch Baltimore Oriole - 3 pairs Red-winged Blackbird males singing along the Meer Brown-headed Cowbird - male heard wildflower Meadow Ovenbird - 3 Northern Waterthrush - 2 (east & west sides of the Loch) Black-and-white Warbler - a dozen (11female, 1 male) Nashville Warbler - adult male Great Hill Common Yellowthroat - 15 (3 male, 12 female) American Redstart - 10 (2 adult males, 8 females/imm. males) Northern Parula - 25 (20 females) Magnolia Warbler - 10 (6 male, 4 female) Yellow Warbler - 4 (2 male, 2 female) Chestnut-sided Warbler - 5 (2 male, 3 female) Blackpoll Warbler - 2 (male & female Fort Clinton) Black-throated blue Warbler - 3 (1 male, 2 female) Yellow-rumped Warbler - west side of Wilflower Meadow (Andrew) Canada Warbler - 2 (male & female Wildflower Meadow - Bob - early) Wilson's Warbler - 8, all males Northern Cardinal - residents Rose-breasted Grosbeak - female in elm near the Meer -- Sandra Critelli reported 2 male Wood Ducks at the Pond (59th Street) and via twitter @alexcritelli7 a Scarlet Tanager at Hallett. 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://firstname.lastname@example.org/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/ --