Central Park NYC
Saturday, August 17, 2019
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.

Highlights: Eleven Species of Wood Warblers including Worm-eating, Prairie, 
Hooded & the continuing Prothonotary Warbler*** 

Canada Goose - the Pond*
Wood Duck - male at the Pond
Mallard - 60+ at the Pond
Mourning Dove - 4
Chimney Swift - 10 over Tupelo Field not long after 7:30am
Great Egret - the Pond
Black-crowned Night-Heron - 2 adults (the Pond, Mouth of the Gill)
Red-tailed Hawk - flyover
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 2 heard
Downy Woodpecker - 2 including a hatch-year male Tupelo Field
Northern Flicker - Warbler Rock (others heard)
American Kestrel - female flyover Warbler Rock
Peregrine Falcon - flyover Tupelo Field
Eastern Kingbird - 4 Bow Bridge (Bob - early)
Warbling Vireo - 6
Blue Jay - Adult and juvenile Hallett Sanctuary
Carolina Wren - the Pond
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 7
American Robin - 40+
Gray Catbird - many juveniles around
Northern Mockingbird - adult and 2 or 3 juveniles Gapstow Bridge
House Finch - 2 east side of Maintenance Field (Sandra Critelli)
American Goldfinch - Dene Slope (Bob - early)
Song Sparrow - 3 (adults & young) Gapstow Bridge
Baltimore Oriole - 4
Common Grackle - 5
Ovenbird - 3 (2 in Ramble, 1 at the Pond)
Worm-eating Warbler - top of hill near Boathouse Cafe (FOS**)
Nothern Waterthrush - 5 (the Pond & Hallett Sanctuary)
Blue-winged Warbler - 6 to 8 (David Barrett & Sandra Critelli)
Black-and-white Warbler - 7 or 8
Prothonotary - continues at the Pond (along south side & near waterfall)
Hooded Warbler - female south side of the Pond
American Redstart - 20-25
Yellow Warbler - 4
Prairie Warbler - male s. side of the Pond & near waterfall (FOS**)
Canada Warbler - female top of hill near Boathouse Cafe
Northern Cardinal - around 8

*The Pond (a.k.a. 59th Street Pond) refers to the large pond at the southeast 
corner of the park.

***The Prothonotary was originally found by Junko Suzuki on Friday.

On Thursday, August 15, 2019 we went up to Inwood Hill Park in the evening 
finding at least five Eastern Screech-Owls (adults and young), and the resident 
Harbor Seal. 

Central Park Butterflies on Saturday: Spicebush Swallowtail, Eastern Tiger 
Swallowtail, Cabbage White, Orange Sulphur, Gray Hairstreak, Eastern Tailed 
Blue, Summer Azure, Pearl Crescent, Question Mark, Red Admiral, Buckeye, 
Red-spotted Purple (David Barrett), Monarch, Zabulon Skipper (Andrea Hessel). 

Deb Allen
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