Central Park NYC Sunday July 21, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Northern Parula, Northern Waterthrush, Black-and-white Warbler, Great Blue Heron, Breeding Birds, American Snout. Canada Goose - 29 including 7 large juveniles Mallard - 24 Mourning Dove - 15 Chimney Swift - 21 over Tupelo Field Ring-billed Gull - adult flyover Reservoir Herring Gull - 10 Great Black-backed Gull - adult Reservoir Double-crested Cormorant - 12 Great Blue Heron - flyover Red-tailed Hawk - flyover (Louise Burns & Colman Rupp) Red-bellied Woodpecker - 4 Downy Woodpecker - 3 including juvenile male Northern Flicker - 8 Eastern Kingbird - 5 (2 adults & 3 juveniles (perched together) Turtle Pond) Warbling Vireo - 6 (family of 4 Maint. Field, molting juv. Indian Cave (Sandra Critelli), singing male Reservoir) Blue Jay - 8 including juveniles with adult at the Oven Crow Species - 2 Fifth Avenue & 93rd Street Barn Swallow - 10 Reservoir including 8 juveniles White-breasted Nuthatch - Gill Overlook Carolina Wren - Maintenance Field American Robin - many Gray Catbird - 8 to 10 Cedar Waxwing - 2 or 3 Upper Lobe House Finch - 1 in Ramble (Sandra Critelli) Baltimore Oriole - adult male - Summer House Red-winged Blackbird - 6 (3 male, 1 female, 2 juveniles) Common Grackle - 7 including adult feeding juvenile at the Oven Northern Waterthrush - Azalea Pond (early but not unprecedented) Black-and-white Warbler - molting adult female Indian Cave Northern Parula - continuing bird seen at two locations in Ramble Northern Cardinal - 5 including 2 juveniles Butterflies: Monarch on Swamp Milkweed at Tupelo Field, many Summer Azures, American Snouts (several but less numerous than last week with a very cooperative one at Maintenance Field (Andrea Hessel). 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/ --