Central Park NYC Thursday April 25, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob. Many of today's bird spotted with David Barrett, Jane P., Alexi Kalogerakis, Nell Semel, Patty Pike, and Ryan Serio.
Highlights: Ten species of Wood Warblers including Orange-crowned, Blue-winged, and Worm-eating Warblers. White-eyed, Blue-headed, and Warbling Vireos. Canada Goose - several at Reservoir with a nest at the south end Mallard - a dozen Reservoir Bufflehead - pair Reservoir Mourning Dove - 8 Chimney Swift - 2 Herring Gull - a few at the Reservoir & flyovers Great Black-backed Gull - 4 Reservoir Double-crested Cormorant - 6 Reservoir Black-crowned Night-Heron - 2 59th Street Pond Red-tailed Hawk - 3 Red-bellied Woodpecker - 4 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - between Reservoir & Sparrow Rock Downy Woodpecker - 2 Northern Flicker - 4 White-eyed Vireo - Warbler Rock (seen later at Bow Bridge) Blue-headed Vireo - 2 (Warbler Rock & Humming Tombstone) Warbling Vireo - west side Azalea Pond Blue Jay - 10 Tufted Titmouse - 6 (singing in several locations) Red-breasted Nuthatch - 5 or 6 (4 in the Pinetum) White-breasted Nuthatch - 2 (Azalea Pond & Gill Overlook) House Wren - Ramble Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 2 or 3 (Upper Lobe & Point) Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 20 Hermit Thrush - 6 or 7 American Robin - 50+ Gray Catbird - 2 Upper Lobe (one singing at Oak Bridge) House Finch - 3 at feeders American Goldfinch - 6 Eastern Towhee - female Upper Lobe Lawn (others heard) Chipping Sparrow - 40 Sparrow Rock, others feeding in Pin Oaks Song Sparrow - singing at 59th Street Pond White-throated Sparrow - 200+ Red-winged Blackbird - 3 males Brown-headed Cowbird - pair at feeders Common Grackle - 20 (mostly at Turtle Pond) Ovenbird - Gill Overlook Worm-eating Warbler - Upper Lobe Blue-winged Warbler - 6 Black-and-white Warbler - 3 (2 males, 1 female) Orange-crowned Warbler - east of Castle in Pin Oak (FOS) Northern Parula - 8 (males & females) Yellow Warbler - 4 (males & females) Palm Warbler - 3 east of Upper Lobe Pine Warbler - 3 Yellow-rumped Warbler - 8 Northern Cardinal - 6 Indigo Bunting - male west side of Azalea Pond 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://email@example.com/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/ --