Central Park, NYC - North End Friday October 5, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.
Highlights: Cape May, Tennessee and 8 other species of Wood Warblers, Indigo Buntings. No dawn flight observed. Canada Goose - 17 Harlem Meer Mallard - 6 Chimney Swift - 10 Herring Gull - 4 flyovers (early morning) Double-crested cormorant - 2 flyovers Cooper's Hawk - immature female over Wildflower Meadow Red-tailed Hawk - adult perching, then flew south 6:48am Belted Kingfisher - Loch Red-bellied Woodpecker - 5, plus 3 high flyovers (possible migrants) Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 7 Downy Woodpecker - 2 Northern Flicker - 5, plus a few southbound flyovers Empidonax Fycatcher - Great Hill Eastern Phoebe - 3 Blue-headed Vireo - 3 Red-eyed Vireo - 7 Blue Jay - around 10 Tufted Titmouse - 5 to 7 Red-breasted Nuthatch - around 10 White-breasted Nuthatch - 5 to 7 House Wren - 3 Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 7 Swainson's Thrush - 3 American Robin - 20 Gray Catbird - 10 Brown Thrasher - heard House Finch - flock of 7 Fort Clinton feeding on fruit American Goldfinch - 8 Wildflower Meadow Eastern Towhee - male Wildflower Meadow Song Sparrow - 10 Wildflower Meadow Dark-eyed Junco - Green Bench Common Grackle Northern Waterthrush - Loch (RDC - early) Black-and-white Warbler - 4 (males & females) Tennessee Warbler - Wildflower Meadow Common Yellowthroat - 5 along Loch (RDC - early) American Redstart - no adult males Cape May Warbler - Green Bench pines Northern Parula - around 7 Magnolia Warbler - 4 Blackpoll Warbler - 5 Black-throated Blue Warbler - 4 (2 males, 2 females) Northern Cardinal Rose-breasted Grosbeak - heard only - Loch Indigo Bunting - 2 Wildflower Meadow A Purple Finch (female) was seen yesterday (Oct. 4) at the Gill Overlook. 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/ --