Central Park NYC
Saturday May 4, 2019
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob

Highlights: 19 Species of Wood Warblers, Flycatchers, Least & Yellow-bellied 
Flycatchers, & Both Cuckoos. 

Canada Goose - pair Great Lawn, 4 Reservoir (nest south side Reservoir)
Gadwall - 3 Reservoir
Mallard - several Reservoir, 3 or 4 Turtle Pond & flyovers
Bufflehead - pair Reservoir
Ruddy duck - 3 (2 males, 1 female) Reservoir
Mourning Dove - several locations
Yellow-billed Cuckoo - 3 Balancing Rock
Black-billed Cuckoo - 1 (Balancing Rock & Tupelo Field)
Chimney Swift - 1 or 2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - King of Poland
Solitary Sandpiper - Lake (Matthieu Benoit)
Herring Gull - flyovers
Double-crested Cormorant - 7 (4 Reservoir, 3 Turtle Pond)
Great Egret - Turtle Pond & flyover
Black-crowned Night-Heron - flyover
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 3 or 4
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - male & female Tupelo Field (Al Z.)
Downy Woodpecker - at least 4
American Kestrel - male Sparrow Rock
Great Crested Flycatcher - Warbler rock (Bob - early)
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - Castle Walk (photo-Matthieu Benoit)[very early in 
season]
Least Flycatcher - south of Tupelo Field
Yellow-throated Vireo - Warbler Rock (Gillian Henry)
Blue-headed Vireo - 4
Warbling Vireo - 6 or 7
Red-eyed Vireo - 2
Blue Jay - fairly common
Barn Swallow - flyover Great Lawn
Red-breasted Nuthatch - Castle Walk & Tupelo Field
House Wren - sparrow Rock (David Barrett)
Carolina Wren - between Tanner's Spring & Summit Rock (Matthieu Benoit)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 25
Veery - Upper Lobe & SW Reservoir
Swainson's Thrush - 2 Ramble
Wood thrush - 3
American Robin - common
Gray Catbird - 15
Brown Thrasher - 1 Mugger's Woods
Purple Finch - 3 females (2 Maintenance Field, 1 Tupelo Field)
American Goldfinch - 8 Ramble
Eastern Towhee - 4
Chipping Sparrow - around 30
Field Sparrow - Tupelo Field
Swamp Sparrow - King of Poland
White-crowned Sparrow - adult King Of Poland (Deb)
Orchard Oriole - female Warbler Rock
Baltimore Oriole - at least 25 
Red-winged Blackbird - several
Brown-headed Cowbird - male Shakespeare Garden
Common Grackle - not many (Reservoir, Pinetum, Turtle Pond, Ramble)
Ovenbird - 8
Northern Waterthrush - 4
Blue-winged Warbler - 5
Black-and-white Warbler - around 10
Nashville Warbler - 3 (Great Lawn (David Barrett), Ramble)
Common Yellowthroat - 7 to 10
Hooded Warbler - 2 males (Swampy Pin Oak & Warbler Rock)
American Redstart - 8
Cape May Warbler - Ramble (Sandra Critelli & Andrea Hessel - after lunch)
Northern Parula - around 20
Magnolia Warbler - 4 adult males
Blackburnian Warbler - 1 near Boathouse
Yellow Warbler - around 20
Chestnut-sided Warbler - 2 (Oak Bridge & Ramble)
Black-throated Blue Warbler - 4
Palm Warbler - "Yellow" 4
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 5
Prairie Warbler - 7
Black-throated Green Warbler - 6
Summer Tanager - female Gill Overlook
Scarlet Tanager - male Shakespeare Garden
Northern Cardinal - fairly common
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - 7 Balancing Rock
Indigo Bunting - male Gill Overlook (Bob - early)

Deb Allen
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Check #birdcp and @BirdCentral Park maintained by David Barrett for many other 
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