Central Park NYC
Saturday May 11, 2019
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob. 

Highlights: 18 Species of Wood Warblers including Wilson's and Cape May 
Warblers; Yellow- and Black-billed Cuckoos, Least Flycatcher, Eastern 
Wood-Pewee, Scarlet Tanager. Thanks to Matthieu Benoit, David Barrett, Sandra 
Critelli, Bill Perro, Carine Mitchell & many others for the excellent 
bird-spotting.

Canada Goose - Reservoir
Mallard - Reservoir, Lake, Turtle Pond
Mourning Dove 
Yellow-billed Cuckoo - Tupelo Field & Persimmon Slope (N. of Boathouse)
Black-billed Cuckoo - Humming Tombstone (Bob - early)
Chimney Swift - at least 6 together getting drinks from Turtle 
PondRuby-throated Hummingbird - 2 Persimmon Slope n. of Boathouse
Herring Gull - 7 Reservoir, flyovers at various locations
Great Black-backed Gull - 2 Reservoir
Common Loon - breeding plumage bird continues at Reservoir since Wednesday (Deb 
- early)
Double-crested Cormorant - 4 Reservoir, 2 Turtle Pond, flyovers
Red-tailed Hawk - 2 adults over west side
Red-bellied Woodpecker - Tupelo Field, & pair with recently excavated nest near 
Delacorte Theater 
Downy Woodpecker - Humming Tombstone
Northern Flicker - 1 in Ramble
Great Crested Flycatcher - 2 or 3 (Humming Tombstone, Tupelo Field, & Mugger's 
Woods)Eastern Kingbird - 3 Turtle Pond
Eastern Wood-Pewee - Gill Overlook & Tupelo Field
Least Flycatcher - Summit Rock
Yellow-throated Vireo - Mugger's Woods near Gill OverlookBlue-headed Vireo - 2
Warbling Vireo - singing at several locations
Red-eyed Vireo - 2 or 3
Blue Jay
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - Turtle Pond
Barn Swallow - 3 (1 Reservoir, 2 Turtle Pond)
White-breasted Nuthatch - Summit Rock
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Balancing Rock
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - Locust GroveVeery - 2 (north of Boathouse near East 
Drive & Ramble)
Swainson's Thrush - 5 or 6
Wood Thrush - singing east of Evodia Field
American Robin - nests with young in several locations
Gray Catbird - many singing
Chipping Sparrow - 3 Upper Lobe Lawn
White-throated Sparrow - fewer
Baltimore Oriole - 7
Red-winged Blackbird - Turtle Pond, Evodia FieldBrown-headed Cowbird
Common Grackle
Ovenbird - 4
Northern Waterthrush - 3 (the Point, Upper Lobe,  Laupot Bridge)
Black-and-white Warbler - 8 to 10
Common Yellowthroat - around 8
merican Redstart - a dozen
Cape May Warbler -3 ( 2 King of Poland, 1 Upper Lobe Lawn), others Summit Rock 
(early)
Northern Parula - 15
Magnolia Warbler - 7
Bay-breasted Warbler - Castle Walk
Blackburnian Warbler - male Summit Rock (Deb - early)
Yellow Warbler - 2 (Tupelo Field, SW Reservoir)
Chestnut-sided Warbler - 3
Blackpoll Warbler - 2 (Summit Rock & Castle Walk)
Black-throated Blue Warbler- 8Yellow-rumped Warbler - the PointPrairie Warbler 
- Upper Lobe Lawn
Black-throated Green Warbler - 2 (Delacorte Theater, SW Reservoir)
Wilson's Warbler - male Turtle Pond
Scarlet Tanager - 2 males Upper Lobe Lawn
Northern Cardinal
Indigo Bunting - female Tupelo Field

Sandra Critelli reported 3 male Indigo Buntings & a Field Sparrow at Strawberry 
Fields.


Deb Allen
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