Central Park NYC Sunday, May 26, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: 11 Species of Wood Warblers including Mourning and Black-throated Green Warblers, and a nice variety of flycatchers. Canada Goose - 4 Reservoir Gadwall - 2 Reservoir Mallard - a dozen Mourning Dove - 14 Chimney Swift - 4 together over n. Maintenance Field Herring Gull - 10 Reservoir & flyovers Double-crested Cormorant - 7 Reservoir & flyovers Great Blue Heron - flyover Great Egret - Upper Lobe & Lake near Oven Black-crowned Night-Heron - 2 (Point/Oven, Upper Lobe s. of Oak Bridge) Red-tailed Hawk - one or two flyovers Red-bellied Woodpecker - 4 including a pair at the Summer House Downy Woodpecker - 2 (Humming Tombstone, Tupelo Field) Northern Flicker - 2 (Warbler Rock & Tupelo Field) Great Crested Flycatcher - pair in Ramble Eastern Kingbird - 2 (Turtle Pond & bird at the Point doing display flight) Eastern Wood-Pewee - 2 (Humming Tombstone, just e. of Castle (David Barrett)) Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - 2 (Humming Tombstone, just e. of Castle (David Barrett)) Warbling Vireo - 4 Red-eyed Vireo - 10 (courtship wing flutter by one of a pair at Upper Lobe) Blue Jay - 6 House Wren - singing briefly just n. of Upper Lobe Gray-cheeked Thrush - north of Bow Bridge (thanks to Ryan Zucker) Swainson's Thrush - one or two in Ramble Wood Thrush - 2 singing (one east, one west of north end of Evodia Field) American Robin - multiple nests with young, juvenile at Pinetum Gray Catbird - 8 to 10 Cedar Waxwing - 40-45 European Starling - several juveniles Boathouse Cafe White-throated Sparrow - 4 Gill Overlook (one still in winter plumage) Baltimore Oriole - 4 Red-winged Blackbird - 3 males Common Grackle - a dozen Mourning Warbler - Tupelo Field (David Barrett, heard m.ob.) American Redstart - 12 Northern Parula - 3 Magnolia Warbler - 6 or 7 Blackburnian Warbler - Upper Lobe Yellow Warbler - 4 Chestnut-sided Warbler - 3 Blackpoll Warbler - 10-12 Black-throated Green Warbler - 2 males (Upper Lobe, Summer House) Canada Warbler - 4 Wilson's Warbler - male on the Point Northern Cardinal - courtship feeding & nest under construction David Barrett reported Alder & Willow Flycatchers just east of Belvedere Castle - both singing. Ed Gaillard reported an Olive sided Flycatcher SW of Warbler Rock this a.m. and a Yellow-breasted Chat near the Gill Overlook early in the afternoon. Deb Allen Follow us on twitter @BirdingBobNYC & @DAllenNYC Many other reports from Central Park on the Manhattan Bird Alert @BirdCentralPark -- 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://firstname.lastname@example.org/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/ --