Central Park NYC
Monday October 22, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob. 

Highlights: Pine Siskins, Purple Finches, Red-shouldered & Cooper's Hawks, 
American Kestrels. 

Canada Goose - 7 Bethesda, 5 Upper Lobe, others at the Pond
Wood Duck - 4 (female Turtle Pond, flyover pair Oven, male at the Pond)
Northern Shoveler - 8 Turtle Pond
Mallard - 30+
Bufflehead - 4 (2 pairs) Reservoir
Ruddy Duck - 19 Reservoir
Mourning Dove - 6
Chimney Swift - 20+ in flock over south end of Reservoir
Ring-billed and Herring Gulls - Reservoir
Great Black-backed Gull - 3 Reservoir
Double-crested Cormorant - Turtle Pond
Cooper's Hawk - 3 (Shakespeare Garden, Sparrow Rock, Great Lawn)
Red-shouldered Hawk - 1 or 2 adults over Pinetum (35 mins. apart) Will Papp & 
Deb
Red-tailed Hawk - Great Lawn (chased by Cooper's Hawk)
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 4
Downy Woodpecker - male at feeders
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 3
Northern Flicker - a dozen
Eastern Phoebe - 6
Blue-headed Vireo - 2 (Pinetum (Betsy Radley)& Strawberry Fields)
American Kestrel - 2 migrants over Great Lawn
Blue Jay - 7
American Crow - flock of 27 (counted from photo)
Black-capped Chickadee - 2 or 3 Shakespeare Garden
Tufted Titmouse - 40-50
Red-breasted Nuthatch - 5
White-breasted Nuthatch - 10
Brown Creeper - 3 or 4
Winter Wren - 4
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 17 (15 Strawberry Fields, 2 Shakespeare Garden)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 45
Hermit Thrush - 10-15
American Robin - 15
Gray Catbird - 4 or 5
Brown Thrasher - 2 (Turtle Pond 7am, Cleopatra's Needle)
Northern Mockingbird - Sparrow Rock
Cedar Waxwing - 20 (2 flocks of 10)
Purple Finch - 15-20 (mostly Strawberry Field & Sparrow Rock, also feeders)
Pine Siskin - 5 (3 Upper Lobe Lawn, 2 Balcony Bridge)
American Goldfinch - 3 or 4 at Dene Slope
Eastern Towhee - 4 females
Chipping Sparrow - 20
Field Sparrow - 3 (2 Great Lawn, 1 Dene Slope)
Song Sparrow - 25
Swamp Sparrow - 5
White-throated Sparrow - hundreds (the most so far this season)
White-crowned Sparrow - hatch-year at Pinetum
Dark-eyed Junco - 5
Red-winged Blackbird - male at feeders
Common Grackle - small numbers
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 25-30 (Great Lawn, Strawberry Fields, Sparrow Rock, 
etc.)
Palm Warbler - 2 (Maintenance Field & Sheep Meadow)
Northern Cardinal - 3


Deb Allen
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