Central Park NYC Saturday, August 18, 2018 Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights on a warm, humid summer day: Male Hooded Warbler (FOS), Ovenbird, Common Yellowthroat, Blue-winged Warbler & 5 other Wood Warbler Species, E. Wood-Pewee, Belted Kingfisher, Ruby-throated Hummbingbird, and migrating Eastern Kingbirds. Mallard - 5 Turtle Pond Mourning Dove - 6 Chimney Swift - over Balancing Rock 7AM (Bob & Deb) Ruby-throated Hummingbird - Gill Overlook (Ryan Serio) Herring Gull - flyovers Double-crested Cormorant - Turtle Pond Green Heron - south shore Turtle Pond Black-crowned Night-Heron - imm. molting into ad. plumage Upper Lobe (thanks to Wolfgang Demisch) Red-tailed Hawk - flyover Summer House Belted Kingfisher - Turtle Pond (thanks to Martin Sandler) Red-bellied Woodpecker - west of Azalea Pond Downy Woodpecker - male Oven Hairy Woodpecker - hatch-year male Swampy Pin Oak Northern Flicker - 6 (4 Swampy Pin Oak, 1 Balancing Rock, 1 Persimmon Slope) American Kestrel - vocal flyover Summer House Eastern Wood-Pewee - Swampy Pin Oak Great Crested Flycatcher - heard only between Swampy Pin Oak & Willow Rock Eastern Kingbird - 5 or 6 (4 flyover migrants Balancing Rock 7AM, 1 or 2 Warbler Rock (Ryan Serio)) Warbling Vireo - 2 (Oven & Gill Overlook) Blue Jay - near Boathouse Carolina Wren - 1 or 2 (Maintenance Field, Iphigene's Walk,Tupelo Field, Gill Overlook) Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 7 or 8 American Robin - some older juveniles losing their spots Gray Catbird - at least 7 House Finch - adult male followed by begging juvenile Warbler Rock American Goldfinch - male Gill Overlook Common Grackle - 3 Ovenbird - west side of Mugger's Woods Blue-winged Warbler - 2 (Balancing Rock & Maintenance Field) Black-and-white Warbler - 8 or 9 Common Yellowthroat - female (Ryan Serio) Hooded Warbler - male Warbler Rock (first-of-season) Yellow Warbler - 3 (Tupelo Field, Upper Lobe, Summer House) Chestnut-sided Warbler - 6 Chestnut-sided Warbler - 6 Canada Warbler - 6 Northern Cardinal - at least 6 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/ --