Central Park (North End), NYC
Sunday November 4, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob. 

Highlights on NYC Marathon Sunday: Nashville Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, 
Blue-headed Vireo, Purple Finches.

Canada Goose - a dozen on the Harlem Meer plus flyover flock of 40
Northern Shoveler - 15 Meer
Gadwall - male Meer
Mallard - around 20 Meer
Ruddy Duck - 10 Meer
Mourning Dove - 5 Green Bench
Double-crested Cormorant - southbound flyover flock of 31
Cooper's Hawk - after-hatch-year male with yellow eyes Loch
Red-tailed Hawk - 3 local birds together overhead
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 4
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 4
Downy Woodpecker - 2
Northern Flicker - 2 
American Kestrel - flyover male
Eastern Phoebe - 4
Blue-headed Vireo - in pine Green Bench (Vicki Seabrook)
Blue Jay - 10-15
American Crow - flock of 15
Black-capped Chickadee - 5
Tufted Titmouse - 7
White-breasted Nuthatch - 5
Brown Creeper - North Woods
Winter Wren - 3
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 4
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 15-20
Hermit Thrush - 5
American Robin - 15 in Conservatory Garden Crab Apples
Gray Catbird - North woods
Northern Mockingbird - 2 Conservatory Garden
Cedar Waxwing - 4 Green Bench plus flock of 11
House Finch - male Fort Clinton (Sandra Critelli)
Purple Finch - 8 (7 female, 1 male)
American Goldfinch - 3 Wildflower Meadow
Eastern Towhee - 4
Chipping Sparrow - flock of 15 Green Bench
Field Sparrow - (Elizabeth Millard-Whitman) NW Meer
Savannah Sparrow - NW Meer (Vicki Seabrook)
Song Sparrow - 15+
Swamp Sparrow - 5
White-throated Sparrow 100-200
Dark-eyed Junco - 25 Green Bench
Red-winged Blackbird - 14 (2 small flocks heading west over Wildflower Meadow)
Common Grackle - flyover flock of 150
Nashville Warbler - NW Meer (Gillian Henry)
Common Yellowthroat - 2 females west side of Meer
Palm Warbler - 2 Great Hill
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 10
Northern Cardinal - 3
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No report for November 4, 2018 would be complete without a mention of the big 
news of the day, a Harris's Sparrow found at the North Meadow Recreation Center 
by Elizabeth Paredes - a stunning first record for Central Park. 

Deb Allen
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