Central Park NYC Sunday August 25, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Nine Species of Wood Warblers, Veery, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Canada Goose - 4 the Riviera Mallard - 7 Turtle Pond Mourning Dove - 3 Chimney Swift - 4 Ruby-throated Hummingbird - Azalea Pond Herring Gull - 3 flyovers Black-crowned Night-Heron - 1 or 2 (Upper Lobe & the Oven) Cooper's Hawk - second-summer top of the Oven (Armando) Belted Kingfisher - female continues at Turtle Pond Red-bellied Woodpecker - 2 (Azalea Pond and near Boathouse) Downy Woodpecker - 2 Northern Flicker - 3 Great Crested Flycatcher - 8 Eastern Kingbird - 2 Balancing Rock Eastern Wood-Pewee - 2 Empidonax Flycatcher - 2 Warbling Vireo - 3 Red-eyed Vireo - 2 or 3 (Azalea Pond & Maintenance Field) Blue Jay - 5 Carolina Wren - Upper Lobe/Oak Bridge Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 4 Veery - Balancing Rock Wood Thrush - SE of Azalea Pond (heard) American Robin - fairly common Gray Catbird - a dozen Baltimore Oriole - 11 or 12 Common Grackle- 5 Ovenbird - Shakespeare Garden (Carine Mitchell) Northern Waterthrush - 2 (Shakespeare Garden & north of Evodia Field) Blue-winged Warbler - west side of Azalea Pond (Sandra Critelli) Black-and-white Warbler - 4 Common Yellowthroat - 2 Tupelo Field American Redstart - 15 Yellow Warbler - 3 Chestnut-sided Warbler - west side of Azalea Pond Canada Warbler - Azalea Pond (Jackie Emery) Northern Cardinal - still some juveniles following adults Rose-breasted Grosbeak - female Upper Lobe (Carine Mitchell) We also saw a Common Yellowthroat at the Tupelo Field Saturday. -- Butterflies: Black Swallowtail (Andrea Hessel), Spicebush Swallowtail (Saturday - Dan S.), Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Cabbage White, White-M Hairstreak (Saturday), Pearl Crescent (Andrea Hessel), Red-spotted Purple (Helen Spirer), Zabulon & Silver-spotted Skippers (Shakespeare Garden). Dragonflies/Damselflies: Eastern Forktail, Black Saddlebags, Wandering Glider, Eastern Amberwing, Twelve-spotted Skimmer, Blue Dasher. 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/ --