Central Park NYC Saturday August 24, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Twelve Species of Wood Warblers including Black-throated Blue, Blackburnian, Worm-eating, & Prairie Warblers. Two additional species reported: Wilson's and Hooded Warblers. Canada Goose - 4 Mallard - 20 Mourning Dove - 2 Chimney Swift - 18 Ruby-throated Hummingbird - hatch-year female Mugger's Woods (Eva Yaa Asantewaa) Herring Gull - 8 Double-crested Cormorant - 2 Red-tailed Hawk - 2 circling over Strawberry Fields Red-bellied Woodpecker - 2 Downy Woodpecker - Maintenance Field Northern Flicker - 2 or 3 Great Crested Flycatcher - Maintenance Field Eastern Kingbird - 4 plus southbound flyovers Empidonax Flycatcher - 2 (prob. Least & poss. Yellow-bellied) Warbling Vireo - 2 (Weather Station & Oak Bridge) Red-eyed Vireo - Humming Tombstone (Karen Evans) Blue Jay - 10 White-breasted Nuthatch - SE of Azalea Pond (Sandra Critelli) Carolina Wren - Maintenance Field Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 6 or 7 Wood Thrush - east of feeders (Bob - early) American Robin - 20 Gray Catbird - 11 Song Sparrow - Strawberry Fields White-throated Sparrow - Bow Bridge (Bob - early) Baltimore Oriole - 6 Red-winged Blackbird - 3 to 5 flyovers Common Grackle - 5 Ovenbird - 2 (Evodia Field & west of Warbler Rock (Bob - early)) Worm-eating Warbler - Swampy Pin Oak (Bob - early) Northern Waterthrush - heard Gill Overlook Black-and-white Warbler - 5 American Redstart - 20 (including 2 adult males) Northern Parula - SE of Azalea Pond (Sandra Critelli) Blackburnian Warbler - Gill Overlook (later w. of Azalea Pond (Sandra Critelli)) Yellow Warbler - male Strawberry Fields Chestnut-sided Warbler - 7 Black-throated Blue Warbler - male Humming Tombstone (Gillian Henry) Prairie Warbler - Gill Overlook (Karen Evans) Canada Warbler - 5 to 7 Northern Cardinal - 4 including a female feeding a juvenile -- Dian Kriz from Rhode Island reported a male Hooded Warbler between the north end of Evodia Field and the Persimmon Slope early this morning. Gina Goldstein reported a Wilson's Warbler at Strawberry Fields. Carine Mitchell reported an Eastern Wood-Pewee (heard-only) at Maintenance Field. -- 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/ --