Manhattan, N.Y. City - & some sightings from outlying isles also in New York 
Mostly Tuesday, 30 April (& some sightings in a list for Monday & Tues. 
4/29-30), 2019 -

A second male Summer Tanager was found in the northwest sector of Central Park, 
seen & photo’d by over a dozen observers on Tuesday, in addition to the 
continuing male Summer Tanager in a  ‘pocket’ garden along W. 48th St. as 
earlier reported.

On Monday very early a.m., a reliable report came from an experienced observer 
of a heard-only Whip-poor-will at an unexpected area of Manhattan, in Greenwich 
Village. An American Bittern was reliably reported, by the Central Park Meer in 
that park’s north end, as a flyover on Tuesday; this may have landed in the 
adjacent wooded area.

A singing male Golden-winged Warbler was enjoyed by many observers on Tuesday, 
seen by many with some efforts, & heard singing by even more; observations 
included those by the dozens of participants on multiple group bird-walks, 
including those led by guides with the Linnaean Society of New York, the 
American Museum of Natural History, and New York City Audubon, as well as by 
others visiting the Ramble aree in Central Park. 

Some of the many migrants noted from just Monday & Tuesday, 29-30 April, in or 
over Manhattan’s lands & waters -

Canada Goose
Atlantic Brant
Mute Swan
Wood Duck
American Black Duck
Northern Shoveler
Hooded Merganser (1 female, at least to 4/29 on Central Park’s reservoir)
Ruddy Duck
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Broad-winged Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-throated Loon
Common Loon (including some fly-overs)
Horned Grebe (NY harbor)
Double-crested Cormorant
American Bittern (reported, Central Park n. end, 4/30; also noted above)
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (northern Manhattan)
Turkey Vulture
American Coot
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Solitary Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper
Laughing Gull
Ring-billed Gull
[American] Herring Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Forster's Tern
['feral'] Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
American Kestrel
Peregrine Falcon
Monk Parakeet (n. Manhattan)
Great Horned Owl
Whip-poor-will (reported/heard-only, 5 a.m. Monday 4/29, & noted above)
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (still in the multiple, but getting quite sparse)
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Yellow-shafted Flicker
Least Flycatcher (several giving che-bek songs as well as calls)
Eastern Phoebe
Great Crested Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird
White-eyed Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo (good numbers)
Yellow-throated Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Blue Jay
American Crow
Fish Crow (at nest site)
Purple Martin (fly-over)
Tree Swallow (relatively few)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Bank Swallow (few)
Barn Swallow
Cliff Swallow (few)
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper (slightly late)
Carolina Wren
House Wren
Winter Wren (slightly late for NYC)
Golden-crowned Kinglet (slightly late)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Hermit Thrush
Wood Thrush
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher
European Starling
Eastern Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco (2, late but not unprecedentedly; Monday, 4/29)
Blue-winged Warbler
Golden-winged Warbler (male seen by multiple observers with effort in Central 
Park’s Ramble)
Tennessee Warbler (at least several)
Nashville Warbler
Northern Parula (multiple)
Yellow Warbler
Magnolia Warbler
Cape May Warbler (n. Manhattan)
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Yellow-rumped [Myrtle] Warbler (in underwhelming numbers so far)
Black-throated Green Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler (at least several in Central Park alone, also in n. 
Pine Warbler
Prairie Warbler
Palm Warbler (relatively sparse now)
Black-and-white Warbler (multiple & more females also appearing)
American Redstart
Worm-eating Warbler (at least several, including one at Union Square Park, 
Northern Waterthrush
Louisiana Waterthrush
Common Yellowthroat
Hooded Warbler (there were a minimum of 4 of this species on Manhattan on Tues. 
Wilson's Warbler
Canada Warbler
Summer Tanager (at least 2 adult males, as noted above, 4/30)
Scarlet Tanager (multiple, but not many)
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak (ongoing female-plumaged individual, near the Cloisters within 
Fort Tryon Park)
Indigo Bunting
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Orchard Oriole
Baltimore Oriole (multiple)
Purple Finch (fair numbers in multiple parks, from lower to northern Manhattan)
House Finch
Pine Siskin (heard-only; Monday, 4/29, St. Nicholas Park, upper Manhattan)
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow

Very likely some additional species were found in just the 2-day report's 

good birdng,

Tom Fiore


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