Central Park NYC Sunday, August 4, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Tree Swallow, Six Species of Wood Warblers. Canada Goose - 2 Lake Mallard - 28 Mourning Dove - 2 Chimney Swift - 2 Herring Gull - 17 Double-crested Cormorant - 16 Red-bellied Woodpecker - 3 (1 Summer House, 2 Maintenance Field) Downy Woodpecker - 2 (Bow Bridge & Azalea Pond) Northern Flicker - 4 or 5 American Kestrel - flyover Ramble Great Crested Flycatcher - adult Maintenance Field Eastern Kingbird - Turtle Pond Warbling Vireo - 5 Blue Jay - 2 Tree Swallow - flyover Maintenance Field Barn Swallow - 10 including adults feeding juveniles S. Gate House Reservoir Carolina Wren - 2 Tupelo Field Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Balancing Rock (Ryan Serio & Bob) American Robin - many Gray Catbird - 8 to 10 Cedar Waxwing - 3 south end Reservoir in Black Cherry House Finch - 3 Maintenance Field Baltimore Oriole - Persimmon Slope (n. of Boathouse) Red-winged Blackbird - 17 (2 flyover flocks heading south) Common Grackle - 2 Ramble Northern Waterthrush - 2 (1 Oak Bridge (Ryan Serio), 1 n. of Bow Bridge) Black-and-white Warbler - Maintenance Field (Bob - early) American Redstart - 15 (including 1 adult male Maintenance Field (Linda Yuen)) Northern Parula - female west side Mugger's Woods Magnolia Warbler - Maintenance Field (Bob - early) Yellow Warbler - 16 or 17 Northern Cardinal - 8 to 10 -- Notable Butterflies: Red-spotted Purple at Humming Tombstone, Eastern Comma south side of Turtle Pond (Andrea Hessel). -- Michele @mydailyplate posted a photo of a Rose-breasted Grosbeak in the North Woods this morning. See Manhattan bird alerts on twitter @BirdCentralPark maintained by David Barrett for more Central Park tweets. 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://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/ --