Central Park, NYC
Sunday April 14, 2019
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m. ob. 

Highlights: Sunday morning the Point near the Boathouse Cafe was the best spot 
with two Northern Parulas, at least two Yellow-rumped Warblers and a Palm 
Warbler. After lunch many birders got to see a White-winged Dove at the Evodia 
Field feeders. The White-winged Dove, a first record for Central Park, was 
still in the same location when we left at around 6pm. 

Our list for Sunday:

Canada Goose - several pairs at the Reservoir, another at Turtle Pond
Northern Shoveler - 50+ Reservoir
Gadwall - pair SW Reservoir
Mallard - modest numbers with fewer than 20 at the Reservoir
Bufflehead - 7 Reservoir
Ruddy Duck - 7 Reservoir
White-winged Dove - Evodia Field (first reported on the NYSBIRDS-L at 3:17pm)
Mourning Dove - 20
American Coot - 1 Reservoir
Herring Gull - 24 Reservoir & flyovers
Double-crested Cormorant - 7 Reservoir & flyovers
Great Egret - flyover Reservoir
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Upper Lobe
Cooper's Hawk - second-year male Swampy Pin Oak
Red-tailed Hawk - San Remo
Red-bellied Woodpecker - at least 4
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 6 to 8
Downy Woodpecker - feeders, pair s. of Tupelo, pair mating at Summer House
Northern Flicker - a dozen
Eastern Phoebe - 2 Maintenance Field
Blue-headed Vireo - between Summer House and Warbler Rock (first-of-season)
Blue Jay - many locations
Tufted Titmouse - everywhere
White-breasted Nuthatch - Evodia Field, Warbler Rock, the PointB
Brown Creeper - Locust Grove
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Iphigene's Walk (Sandra Critelli)
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 2 (Warbler Rock & the Point)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 15+
Hermit Thrush - 20
American Robin - starting to nest
Brown Thrasher - 2 Mugger's Woods
House Finch - several at feeders
Purple Finch - male singing at Humming Tombstone
American Goldfinch - 1/2 dozen feeders
Eastern Towhee - 3
Chipping Sparrow - 85 
Field Sparrow - Maintenance Field (David Barrett), Tupelo Field & Sparrow Rock
Fox Sparrow - 3
Song Sparrow - a few
Swamp Sparrow - Swampy Pin Oak (Bill Perro)
White-throated Sparrow - still many
Dark-eyed Junco - at least 65
Red-winged Blackbird - singing several locations
Common Grackle - fairly common, a pair mating at Evodia Field
Louisiana Waterthrush - 2 (Oven & Laupot Bridge (Bill Perro))
Northern Parula - 2 at the Point
Palm Warbler - the Point & Warbler Rock
Northern Cardinal - most locations


Ryan Zucker reported a Pine Warbler at the Pinetum. 

Deb Allen
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1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html
2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/NYSBirds-L
3) http://birding.aba.org/maillist/NY01

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