Central Park NYC Friday, August 24, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob. Highlights - nothing abundant today, but good diversity on a clear, sunny morning at the North End of Central Park: Dickcissel, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Black-billed Cuckoo, Red-breasted Nuthatches, and Eleven Species of Wood Warblers including Magnolia, Blue-winged, and Blackburnian Warblers.
Canada Goose flyover flock of 8 Mallard - 8 Harlem Meer Mourning Dove - few Black-billed Cuckoo - opposite Green Bench Chimney Swift - 3 Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 2 Loch Herring Gull - flyover Double-crested Cormorant - flyover Great Blue Heron - flyover Snowy Egret - flyover flock of 3 Belted Kingfisher - female flyover Wildflower Meadow & Loch Red-bellied Woodpecker - pair east side Great Hill Downy Woodpecker - east side Great Hill Northern Flicker - 5 or 6 American Kestrel - 2 chasing dragonflies over the Wildflower Meadow Olive-sided Flycatcher - snag over Loch seen from Wildflower Meadow with Stefan Passlick Empidonax Flycatcher - North Woods (Peter Haskel) Great Crested Flycatcher - North Woods Warbling Vireo - 3 Red-eyed Vireo - 6 Blue Jay - 2 Red-breasted Nuthatch - 4 (1 Green Bench, 3 Great Hill) Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Blockhouse American Robin - common Gray Catbird - a dozen Northern Mockingbird - Conservatory Garden Cedar Waxwing - flock of 20 in Black Cherries at Wildflower Meadow American Goldfinch - 3 wildflower Meadow Song Sparrow - Loch Baltimore Oriole - 7 (east of Blockhouse (Kai from Germany), 6 early a.m. (Bob)) Common Grackle - flyby Wildflower Meadow Ovenbird - near Fort Clinton Blue-winged Warbler - 2 (Wildflower Meadow, North Woods) Black-and-white Warbler - 4 Common Yellowthroat - 5 (1 North Woods, 4 early a.m. (Bob)) American Redstart - 15 including 4 adult males Northern Parula - 2 (North woods & Fort Clinton) Magnolia Warbler - 3 Blackburnian Warbler - female North Woods Yellow Warbler - 2 Fort Clinton (Bob - early a.m.) Chestnut-sided Warbler - 5 Canada Warbler - 4 including adult male near Blockhouse in North Woods Northern Cardinal - 5 DICKCISSEL - female or immature Green Bench -- David Barrett @FastMiler reported 2 Solitary Sandpipers at the Compost Heap puddles via twitter's Manhattan Bird Alert at around 8:45 this morning. Stefan Passlick @StefanPasslick reported a Wilson's Warbler at Sparrow Rock via twitter's Manhattan Bird Alert at around 8:48 this morning. -- 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/ --