Central Park, NYC Sunday July 14, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Northern Parula, Spotted Sandpiper, Great Blue Heron, & Breeding Birds (Gray Catbird, Barn Swallow, Brown-headed Cowbird & others). Canada Goose - 22 adults, 5 juveniles Gadwall - 2 in eclipse plumage Reservoir Mallard - 42 Mourning Dove - 8 Chimney Swift - 4 together over Humming Tombstone Spotted Sandpiper - low flyover Lake Herring Gull - 11 Reservoir Great Black-backed Gull - 2 Reservoir Double-crested Cormorant - 11 Reservoir Great Blue Heron - 2 flyovers Black-crowned Night-Heron - adult Willow Rock Red-tailed Hawk - 2 adults over Tupelo Field Red-bellied Woodpecker - male & female Tupelo Field Downy Woodpecker - 3 including male juvenile with male adult Warbler Rock Northern Flicker - family in Ramble Great Crested Flycatcher - pair Maintenance Field Eastern Kingbird - adult Turtle Pond (3 fledged last week), adult Warbler Rock Warbling Vireo - Gill Overlook (Karen Evans) Blue Jay - 4 Barn Swallow - 4 young in nest, at least 1 adult, 1 or 2 fledged young Reservoir White-breasted Nuthatch - adult Gill Overlook (Karen Evans) Carolina Wren - 2 Maintenance Field Wood Thrush - adult singing near Weather Station (young recently fledged)* American Robin - many Gray Catbird - young in nest Upper Lobe, 2 juvs w. half-grown tails Warbler Rock Cedar Waxwing - 3 east end of Upper Lobe Lawn Song Sparrow - singing adult north end of Reservoir Baltimore Oriole - 2 hatch-year birds at Gill Overlook Red-winged Blackbird - pair Turtle Pond Brown-headed Cowbird - juv. fed by female Northern Cardinal top of Oven (Armando) Common Grackle - 4 juveniles in Ramble Northern Parula - continues at Maintenance Field Northern Cardinal - female feeding Brown-headed Cowbird top of Oven *Wood Thrush - Karen Evans, Peter Haskel, Tom Ahlf, et al., observed young in the Wood Thrush nest on Wednesday, so the young birds fledged sometime between Wednesday and Sunday morning. Deb Allen Follow us on twitter @BirdingBobNYC & @DAllenNYC Many twitter reports about Central Park can be found on the Manhattan Bird Alert @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/ --