Central Park (North End), NYC Friday, August 17, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.
Hot Weather Highlights: Yellow-billed Cuckoo & Ten Species of Wood Warblers including Blue-winged, Chestnut-sided, and Magnolia Warblers. This morning's best spot was the North Woods. Canada goose - 15 (flyover flock) Mallard - 15 Harlem Meer Mourning Dove Yellow-billed Cuckoo - SE Great Hill (Andrea Hessel) Chimney Swift - 6 Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 2 (ad. male Loch in Jewelweed, female/imm. w. side Wildflower Meadow) Ring-billed Gull - 10 flyovers Herring Gull - flyover Double-crested Cormorant - flyover flock of 10 Great Blue Heron - juvenile Harlem Meer Red-bellied Woodpecker - east side Great Hill Downy woodpecker - 3 Northern Flicker - 4 Empidonax Flycatcher - Loch around 7AM (Bob) Warbling Vireo - west of Fort Clinton Red-eyed Vireo - west side Wildflower Meadow Blue jay - 2 or 3 Loch Barn Swallow - 2 flyovers House Wren - juvenile steps below Fort Clinton (along Meer) Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 6 (5 at Jug Handle near the Pool) American Robin - summer residents Gray Catbird - 7 Northern Mockingbird - Great Hill Cedar Waxwing - 3 or 4 flyovers American Goldfinch - male starting to molt at Green Bench Baltimore Oriole - 8 in Black Cherry w. of Ft. Clinton around 7AM (Bob) Common Grackle - North Woods Ovenbird - west side Wildflower Meadow Northern Waterthrush - 2 (Loch & North Woods) Blue-winged Warbler - 3 Black-and-white Warbler - 5 (4 in the North Woods) American Redstart - 12 (3 adult males) Northern Parula - 2 (east side Great Hill, Loch) Magnolia Warbler - 2 (North Woods, Wildflower Meadow) Yellow Warbler - 2 (SE Great Hill (Andrea Hessel), Wildflower Meadow) Chestnut-sided Warbler - 2 (east Great Hill, west Wildflower Meadow) Canada Warbler - 2 North Woods (Andrea Hessel) Northern Cardinal - feeding fledgling in North Woods Deb Allen Follow us on twitter @BirdingBobNYC & @DAllenNYC See @BirdCentralPark for NY County bird reports. -- 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/ --