Central Park NYC Saturday, October 13, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights on a morning with light rain after a cold front: Twelve Species of Wood Warblers, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Purple Finches, Solitary Sandpiper & Green Heron. Thanks to Gillian Henry, Ryan Serio, and Theodora Redding for spotting many of today's birds. Canada Goose - pair Riviera Northern Shoveler - 7 Turtle Pond Mallard - 23 Turtle Pond Double-crested Cormorant - 7 Reservoir Mourning Dove - 3 or 4 Yellow-billed Cuckoo - Turtle Pond Chimney Swift - flock of 75 over Turtle Pond, some getting drinks Solitary Sandpiper - Turtle Pond Herring Gull - flyovers and a few at the Reservoir Great Black-backed Gull - 11 Reservoir Double-crested Cormorant - 7 Reservoir Green Heron - Ramble Cooper's Hawk - migrant over Belvedere Castle Red-tailed Hawk - local bird low over Sparrow Rock Red-bellied Woodpecker - 5 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - around 20 Downy Woodpecker - 2 Ramble Northern Flicker - around 25 incl. 4 on the ground at Sparrow Rock American Kestrel - 2 migrants Eastern Phoebe - 5 Blue-headed Vireo - 7 Red-eyed Vireo - 3 Blue Jay - flock of 25 migrants with another 30 scattered around Black-capped Chickadee - 5 or 6 Tufted Titmouse 20-25 Red-breasted Nuthatch - 25 White-breasted Nuthatch - 15 Brown Creeper - just north of Upper Lobe House Wren - Ramble Winter Wren - 4 Carolina Wren - Swampy Pin Oak Golden-crowned Kinglet - at least 10 Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 8-10 Swainson's Thrush - 10 Hermit Thrush - 15 American Robin - 10 Gray Catbird - 15 Brown Thrasher - Sparrow Rock Cedar Waxwing - flock of 15 over Boathouse, 4 or 5 perched Sparrow Rock House Finch - 4 Purple Finch - 22 (flock of 20 Sparrow Rock, 2 females Shakespeare Garden) American Goldfinch - wildflower planting east side Maintenance Field Eastern Towhee - 4 Chipping Sparrow - 8 Sparrow Rock Song Sparrow - 20-30 Lincoln's Sparrow - Sparrow Rock Swamp Sparrow - 4 or 5 White-throated Sparrow - at least 200 Dark-eyed Junco - at least 8 (Pinetum, Sparrow Rock & Great Lawn) Common Grackle - 75 flyovers (some going south, some north) Ovenbird - 2 (Gill Overlook & Humming Tombstone) Black-and-white Warbler - 4 or 5 Common Yellowthroat - 3 (2 Warbler Rock, 1 Swampy Pin Oak) American Redstart - Ramble Northern Parula - Shakespeaare Garden Magnolia Warbler - Shakespeare Garden Blackpoll Warbler - 3 (Shakespeare Garden, Ramble, Locust Grove) Black-throated Blue Warbler - 4 females Palm Warbler - "Yellow" 15 Pine Warbler - 4 Pinetum Yellow-rumped Warbler - 10 Black-throated Green Warbler - just north of Upper Lobe Northern Cardinal - 3 -- 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/ --