Central Park NYC Sunday, June 24, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Northern Parula, Nesting Birds: Eastern Kingbirds, Baltimore Orioles, Cedar Waxwings, Gray Catbirds, Blue Jays, Common Grackles. Canada Goose - 7 Mallard - 7 Turtle Pond Mourning Dove - 6 chimney Swift - 2 Herring Gull - 2 flyovers Double-crested Cormorant - flyover Black-crowned Night-Heron - 1 or 2 (Upper Lobe, low fly-by Bow Bridge) Red-tailed Hawk - adult circling w. of Turtle Pond pursued by grackle Red-bellied Woodpecker - male Balancing Rock, another heard Laupot Bridge Downy Woodpecker - Azalea Pond, another heard only Great Crested Flycatcher - Gill Overlook Eastern Kingbird - pair at nest Turtle Pond Willow Oak (1 bringing food) Warbling Vireo - 3 (Summer House, the Point, Oak Bridge (Peter Haskel)) Blue Jay - at least one juvenile with 2 more Azalea Pond, others elsewhere White-breasted Nuthatch - Evodia Field (Gillian Henry) American Robin - many nest & juveniles Gray Catbird - singing near nests Tupelo Field & the Point, pairs in other loc'ns Cedar Waxwing - nest with young Turtle Pond, possible nest near Bow Bridge, etc. House Finch - 2 on the Point White-throated Sparrow - 2 together, 1 singing (Azalea Pond & Laupot Bridge) Baltimore Oriole - 4 (pair Summer House, male Maint. Field nest, male Balancing Rock) Red-winged Blackbird - pair Turtle Pond Common Grackle - 2 nests in Willow Oak Turtle Pond, ad. feeding big nestling) Northern Parula - Summer House, molting adult female with only 2 tail feathers Northern Cardinal - resident pairs Insects: Eastern Amberwings (3) & Summer Azures (2). Deborah 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/ --