Central Park NYC Saturday, August 10, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Eight species of Wood Warblers including Ovenbird, Louisiana Waterthrush & Blue-winged Warbler. Canada Goose - 12 Mallard - 8 Mourning Dove - 6 Chimney Swift - 6 seen together in two locations Herring Gull - 20 Great Black-backed Gull - 2 Reservoir Double-crested cormorant - 6 Red-tailed Hawk - adult circling over Turtle Pond Red-bellied Woodpecker 4 Downy Woodpecker - Swampy Pin Oak Northern Flicker - 4 or 5 Eastern Kingbird - 2 Turtle Pond Warbling Vireo - 3 (2 s. side Turtle Pond, 1 Maintenance Field) Blue Jay - 5 Barn Swallow - 6 (3 s. end Reservoir, 2 Great Lawn & Turtle Pond) Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 3 (2 Tupelo Field, 1 Swampy Pin Oak) American Robin - many Gray Catbird - a dozen Cedar Waxwing - 4 or 5 including 2 juveniles Baltimore Oriole - female Swampy Pin Oak Brown-headed Cowbird - juvenile Turtle Pond Ovenbird - 2 (Upper Lobe, Persimmon Slope) Louisiana Waterthrush - Upper Lobe Blue-winged Warbler - Swampy Pin Oak Black-and-white Warbler - 3 or 4 American Redstart - 12-15 (one adult male) Northern Parula - Tupelo Field Yellow Warbler - 6 Canada Warbler - Swampy Pin Oak Northern Cardinal - 9 -- The White-rumped Sandpiper reported yesterday at Muscota Marsh Inwood Hill Park was seen again today by David Barrett and Mary Beth Kooper as reported on the Manhattan Bird Alert @BirdCentralpark on twitter. -- Butterflies Maintenance Field & Shakespeare Garden: Monarch, American Snout, Painted Lady, Zabulon Skipper, Silver-spotted Skipper. Summer Azure at Tupelo Field. Dragonflies Turtle Pond & Great Lawn: Seaside Dragonlet, Eastern Pondhawk, Blue Dasher, Black Saddlebags, Carolina Saddlebags. 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/ --