Central Park - North End, NYC Friday, June 8, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.
Highlights: 5 Species of Wood Warblers, Chimney Swifts gathering nesting material. Canada Goose - 2 flyovers Mallard - 4 Harlem Meer Mourning Dove - 4 Chimney Swift - 8 drinking at the Meer at 7am and gathering nesting material Herring Gull - 6 flyovers Double-crested Cormorant - 4 flyovers Great Egret - 2 (1at the Loch, 1 flyover) Red-tailed Hawk - adult circling over west side seen from the Green Bench Red-bellied Woodpecker - 2 pairs (Loch & Blockhouse) Downy Woodpecker - male drumming Loch Northern Flicker - pair Blockhouse Great Crested Flycatcher - lone bird west side of Wildflower Meadow Eastern Kingbird - pair Dana Center side of the Meer Warbling Vireo - 3 pairs, including one pair at Conservatory Garden Red-eyed Vireo - pair Blockhouse Blue Jay - 6 (North Woods & Loch) Crow - silent flyover Barn Swallow - over Meer House Wren - singing and probably nesting east side of Wildflower Meadow American Robin - residents Gray Catbird - pairs Cedar Waxwing - 4 (Green Bench & Loch) House Finch - 3 Song Sparrow - singing male (Conservatory Garden pair) American Goldfinch - female flyover Dana Center 7am Baltimore Oriole - 2 males (Green Bench & Fort Clinton) Red-winged Blackbird - 3 (female carrying food n. side Meer, pair s. side Meer) Common Grackle - 8 (mostly males at various locations) Black-and-white Warbler - female west side Wildflower Meadow Common Yellowthroat - singing male west side Wildflower Meadow American Redstart - 3 imm. males incl. two singing, one at Conservatory Garden Yellow Warbler - singing male Loch Blackpoll Warbler - immature male Conservatory Garden 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://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/ --