Central Park NYC Thursday, June 7, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob. Highlights: Yellow & Magnolia Warblers, Northern Parula, American Redstarts. Cedar Waxwings Nesting in Two Locations.
Canada Goose - pair Turtle Pond Wood Duck - male Reservoir Mallard - 6 Turtle Pond Mourning Dove - 10 Chimney Swift - around 20 south side Reservoir & over adjacent bridle path Herring Gull - 12 Reservoir Great Black-backed Gull - 6 Reservoir Double-crested Cormorant - 8 Reservoir Great Egret - Turtle Pond Black-crowned Night-Heron - flyover Turtle Pond (6 Black-crowned Night-Herons reported at the Pond) Red-bellied Woodpecker - male excavating between Summer House & Laupot Bridge Downy Woodpecker - male Swampy Pin Oak Northern Flicker - male of pair Gill Overlook Great Crested Flycatcher - individual seen at several locations Eastern Kingbird - pair with nest Turtle Pond Warbling Vireo - 2 pairs (Turtle Pond Dock & Maintenance Field) Red-eyed Vireo - 3 (2 SW Reservoir, 1 heard in Ramble) Blue Jay - 2 in Ramble Tree Swallow - 2 Reservoir Northern Rough-winged Swallow - 2 Reservoir Barn Swallow - 10 Reservoir American Robin - residents Gray Catbird - pairs in several locations Cedar Waxwing - 2 nesting pairs in Willow Oaks (Turtle Pond & Shakespeare Garden) House Finch - 2 Bald Cypress Turtle Pond Dock Baltimore Oriole - nest north end of Maintenance Field Red-winged Blackbird - 3 to 5 males (locations bet. Turtle Pond & Oven) Brown-headed Cowbird - male heard in Ramble Common Grackle - at least 2 pairs feeding fledged young south side Reservoir American Redstart - 5 or 6 (at least 2 imm. males singing, no adult males) Northern Parula - female Mugger's Woods Magnolia Warbler - female Mugger's Woods Yellow Warbler - SW Reservoir Northern Cardinal - residents 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/ --