Central Park North End & Ramble, NYC
Friday, December 7, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob. 

Highlights: Rusty Blackbird, Pied-billed Grebe, Barred & Northern Saw-whet Owls.

Canada Goose - 75 Reservoir
Northern Shoveler - 43 (18 Meer, 25 Reservoir)
Gadwall - pair Reservoir
Mallard - 30-40 (10 Meer, 20-30 Reservoir)
Bufflehead - around a dozen Reservoir
Ruddy Duck - 32 (12 Meer, 20 Reservoir)
Pied-billed Grebe - Reservoir
Mourning Dove - 2 North Woods
American Coot - 3 Reservoir
Ring-billed Gull - 30 Reservoir
Herring Gull - a few on the Reservoir & a few flyovers
Great Blue Heron - Island in Harlem Meer
Cooper's Hawk - immature/juvenile/hatch-year Pinetum
Red-tailed Hawk - 3 (2 ad. flyovers Shakespeare Garden & Ramble, imm. North End)
Barred Owl - continues North End
Northern Saw-whet Owl - continues mid-park
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 4 or 5
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - male Conservatory Garden
Downy Woodpecker - 2 (Conservatory Garden & Ramble)
Northern Flicker - Conservatory Garden
American Kestrel - Great Lawn
Blue Jay - around 20
American Crow - flyover flock of 16
Black-capped Chickadee - 4
Tufted Titmouse - 40-50 (10 North end, 30-40 Ramble)
Red-breasted Nuthatch - 2 Pinetum 
White-breasted Nuthatch - 3 Pinetum
Brown Creeper - Uphill from Boathouse
Hermit Thrush - Upper Lobe Lawn
Northern Mockingbird - south side of Conservatory Garden
Cedar Waxwing - 4 Upper Lobe Lawn*
House Finch - 6 Conservatory Garden
Purple Finch - 2 (male & female) Conservatory Garden
American Goldfinch - 6 
Eastern Towhee - heard Shakespeare Garden
White-throated Sparrow - 30 North End
Dark-eyed Junco - around 10 SW corner of Great Lawn (below kestrel)
Rusty Blackbird - Loch
Common Grackle - 40 Mugger's Woods incl. leucistic individual with white head
Northern Cardinal 


*Bruno Boni reported a large flock or Cedar Waxwings at Tanner's Spring via 
twitter @brunoboni @BirdCentralPark. 

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