Central Park NYC Saturday, May 25, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Olive-sided & Yellow-bellied Flycatchers, Mourning Warbler & 14 other Wood Warbler Species. Canada Goose - 9 (pair with 3 goslings Reservoir, 4 Lake) Mallard - 8 Mourning Dove - at least 16 Chimney Swift - 2 Herring Gull - 4 Reservoir Double-crested Cormorant - 10 Great Egret - 2 (The Point & Turtle Pond) Black-crowned night-Heron - 2 (The Point, flyover Reservoir) Red-tailed Hawk - 2 circling over Persimmon Slope (Mark Siegeltuch) Red-bellied Woodpecker - 3 or 4 Downy Woodpecker - 2 (Upper Lobe & Mugger's Woods) Northern Flicker - pair on the Point Great Crested Flycatcher - pair Ramble Eastern Kingbird - near Alice in Wonderland statue (Bob - 6:30am) Olive-sided Flycatcher - east side of Azalea Pond (Bob & David Barrett) Eastern Wood-Pewee - heard bridle path south side Reservoir (Deb 7:15am) Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - near Alice in Wonderland statue (Bob - 6:30am) Empidonax Flycatcher - east of Gill Overlook (Sandra Critelli) Yellow-throated Vireo - Persimmon Slope n. of Boathouse Warbling Vireo - 4 plus bird sitting on completed nest Maintenance Field Red-eyed Vireo - around 10 Blue Jay - 4 or 5 Barn Swallow - flyover Ramble Veery - singing Alice in Wonderland statue (Bob - 6:30am) Gray-cheeked Thrush - 2 (one poss. Bicknell's - extensive yellow on lower mandible) Swainson's Thrush - 3 Wood Thrush - singing east of Evodia Field American Robin - several nests with young Gray Catbird - at least 6, one building nest Cedar Waxwing - 50-60 (ornamental cherries ripe, birds passing berries back & forth) European Starling - begging juvenile following adult White-throated Sparrow - 3 Baltimore Oriole - 6 Red-winged Blackbird - 2 (Turtle Pond & Bow Bridge island) Common Grackle - 6 Ovenbird - 3 Northern Waterthrush - 2 (Upper Lobe, Point (Bill Perro)) Black-and-white Warbler - 4 Mourning Warbler - male on the Point (probably first-spring) Common Yellowthroat - 5 American Redstart - 15-20 Northern Parula - 3 or 4 Magnolia Warbler - 12 Blackburnian Warbler - 2 (female Humming Tombstone, male Tupelo Field (Bob-early) Yellow Warbler - 3 Chestnut-sided Warbler - first-spring male Warbler Rock Blackpoll Warbler - 12 Black-throated Blue Warbler - female Point Canada Warbler - 4 or 5 Wilson's Warbler - male Oven Northern Cardinal - 5 or 6 Indigo Bunting - male uphill from Boathouse Cafe In addition, Sandra Critelli reported a Worm-eating Warbler on the Point after lunch. Deb Allen Follow us on twitter @BirdingBobNYC & @DAllenNYC. For additional Manhattan bird reports see @BirdCentralPark (#birdcp) maintained by David Barrett. -- 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/ --