New York Botanical Garden, Bronx Saturday June 15, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Nesting Birds: Orchard & Baltimore Orioles, Eastern Phoebe, Yellow Warbler, Wood Duck, Red-tailed Hawk. Canada Goose - 2 flyovers Wood Duck - female Twin Lakes (Gail Persky reported 6 (ad. & young) on the Bronx River Friday) Mallard - 1 flyover, 1 Bronx River Mourning Dove - 11 (10 adults, 1 juvenile) Chimney Swift - 3 or 4 Osprey - flyover above Conservatory Red-tailed Hawk - adult left small prey item for juvenile near Boulder Bridge Red-bellied Woodpecker 2 or 3 Downy Woodpecker - 2 Hairy Woodpecker - male near bridge over Bronx River close to Snuff "Stone" Mill Northern Flicker - 4 Great Crested Flycatcher - along Bronx River Eastern Kingbird 3 (pair near Snuff "Stone" Mill, 1 Boulder Bridge) Eastern Phoebe - 4 (2 pairs nesting under Boulder Bridge) Warbling Vireo - 4 (pair Boulder Bridge, pair bridge near Snuff "Stone" Mill) Blue Jay - 6 or 7 Barn Swallow - 2 flyovers Tufted Titmouse - sing in Forest White-breasted Nuthatch - family group of 5 in Forest Wood Thrush - singing in Forest American Robin - around 20 Gray Catbird - 6 to 8 Northern Mockingbird - 2 (one singing) near Fordham Road Entrance Cedar Waxwing - 5 or 6 American Goldfinch - male near Conservatory Chipping Sparrow - near Conservatory Song Sparrow - 5 Orchard Oriole - pair with nest in White Pine near Conservatory Baltimore Oriole - 2 active nests Red-winged Blackbird - 5 or 6 (most at the Swale) Brown-headed Cowbird - 4 flyovers Yellow Warbler - pair Boulder Bridge (Gail Persky reported a nest on Friday) Northern Cardinal - male Andrea Hessel reported a Yellow-billed Cuckoo in the Forest. Deb Allen Follow us on twitter @BirdingBobNYC & @DAllenNYC For Bronx County alerts see @BirdBronx on twitter 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/ --