Central Park (North End), NYC Saturday June 30,2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler, Osprey & Breeding Birds Canada Goose - Harlem Meer Mallard - 12 Meer Mourning Dove - 4 Chimney Swift - 2 to 3 overhead in several locations Herring Gull - 8 flyovers Double-crested Cormorant - 8 to 10 flyovers Great Egret - around 20 flyovers Snowy Egret - 7 flyovers Black-crowned Night-Heron - at least 8 (2 Harlem Meer, 1 at the Pool & flyovers) Osprey - flyover Red-bellied Woodpecker - 3 or 4 adult males (4 loc'ns) & juv. Lily Ponds (Gillian Henry) Downy Woodpecker - 2 males Northern Flicker - 3 or 4 High Meadow, Juvenile Wildflower Meadow, others heard Eastern Kingbird - 2 (adult display flight Meer, adult Lily Ponds (Louise Burns)) Tufted Titmouse - heard only between east side of Wildflower Meadow & Loch Warbling Vireo - several locations Red-eyed Vireo - pair (1-year-old male, ad. female) betw. Blockhouse & Great Hill Blue Jay - 4 together at the Loch (older juvenile begging) House Wren - singing Wildflower Meadow Carolina Wren - singing Lily Ponds American Robins - several nests with young Gray Catbird - pairs many loc'ns, adult carrying food Meer, ad. & juv. Blockhouse Cedar Waxwing - perched along East Drive, others heard Loch (Karen Evans) House Finch - near Conservatory Garden Song Sparrow - singing Conservatory Garden White-throated Sparrow - west end of Loch Baltimore Oriole - 3 (male & female Wildflower Meadow, male Green Bench) Red-winged blackbird - (3 males, 2 females, begging juvenile - Meer) Common Grackle - 25-27 (18-20 Loch, 5 adults, 2 juveniles (1 begging) Meer)) Common Yellowthroat - male singing on territory (w. side Wildflower Meadow & Loch) Yellow Warbler - male migrant (west Wildflower Meadow & Jug handle north of Pool) Northern Cardinal - singing males 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/ --