Central Park, NYC Sunday, January 6, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Northern Saw-whet Owl, American Kestrels, Brown Thrasher, Hermit Thrush. Canada Goose - many Northern Shoveler - 21 Mallard - many American Black Duck - Turtle Pond Bufflehead - pair SE Reservoir Ruddy Duck - 100+ Reservoir Mourning Dove - several Evodia Field American Coot - 5 SE Reservoir Ring-billed & Herring Gulls - around 200 Reservoir (water still high) Cooper's Hawk - 2 (adult Azalea Pond, imm. chased Am. Crow from Turtle Pond) Red-tailed Hawk - 3 (2 perched on Beresford (Sandra Critelli), 1 perched east Pinetum) Great Horned Owl - reliably reported Northern Saw-whet Owl - continues Red-bellied Woodpecker - 5 or 6 Downy Woodpecker - 2 (Warbler Rock & Shakespeare Garden) Northern Flicker - 2 females Maintenance Field American Kestrel - pair over Evodia Field Blue Jay - at least 15 American Crow - flock of around 30 perched in Ramble & several others Black-capped Chickadee - 6 (2 Evodia Field, 1 Swampy Pin Oak, 3 Maintenance Field) Tufted Titmouse - 30-40 Red-breasted Nuthatch - just south of Evodia Field White-breasted Nuthatch - at least 10 Hermit Thrush - in Japanese Holly between Boathouse and feeders (Tom Ahlf) American Robin - few Brown Thrasher - Shakespeare Garden House Finch - 5 or 6 Evodia Field American Goldfinch - 22-24 (12 Evodia Field, 10-12 Upper Lobe) Eastern Towhee - Shakespeare Garden Fox Sparrow - Evodia Field White-throated Sparrow - many Common Grackle - flock of around 75 at the Mall (Karen Evans), 4 Evodia Field Northern Cardinal - 10 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/ --