Central Park NYC Sunday, June 23, 2019 OBS:Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Amer. Kestrel. Wood Duck, Gadwall, Tree & Northern Rough-winged Swallows. Canada Goose - around 30 Wood Duck - male 59th Street Pond (Sandra Critelli - after lunch) Gadwall - 3 (male Reservoir, male & female Turtle Pond) Mallard - around 20 Mourning Dove - 8 Chimney Swift - at least 2 Herring Gull - 5 Reservoir Great Black-backed Gull - 2 Reservoir Double-crested Cormorant - 20+ Great Egret - 3 or 4 Black-crowned Night-Heron - 3 Red-tailed Hawk - flyover adult Red-bellied Woodpecker - 4 Downy Woodpecker - 3 Northern Flicker - 2 to 4 American Kestrel - male flyover Maintenance Field Great Crested Flycatcher - Mugger's Woods (Bob & Deb after lunch) Eastern Kingbird - pair at nest Turtle Pond (eggs have hatched) Warbling Vireo - north end of Maintenance Field (Sandra Critelli) Blue Jay - adult feeding juvenile e. of Upper Lobe* Tree Swallow - 1 Turtle Pond (after lunch) not seen at probable nest Northern Rough-winged Swallow - 2 Turtle Pond (after lunch) White-breasted Nuthatch - Shakespeare Garden Wood Thrush - singing east side of Upper Lobe Lawn American Robin - many, including nests with young Gray Catbird - many Cedar Waxwing - at least 4 House Finch - n. Maintenance Field (Karen Evans) Song Sparrow - singing 59th Street Pond mudflat (Andrea Hessel after lunch) White-throated Sparrow - 4 Mugger's Woods (Bob after lunch), 2 there in the a.m. Baltimore Oriole - 4 Red-winged Blackbird - 4 (2 males Oven, pair with nest Turtle Pond**) Brown-headed Cowbird - heard Shakespeare Garden Common Grackle - at least 6 Northern Cardinal - pair, male feeding juvenile Hallett Sanctuary (Sandra Critelli, Andrea Hessel & Deb - after lunch) *Carine Mitchell reported an adult Blue Jay feeding a fledgling Saturday June 22 at the Locust Grove. **Sandra Critelli reported the Red-winged Blackbird nest at Turtle Pond Saturday June 22. Deb Allen Follow us on twitter @BirdingBobNYC & @DAllenNYC -- 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/ --