Central Park NYC Sunday September 8, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Overall numbers were lower this morning, but diversity was good with fifteen Species of Wood Warblers including Mourning, Cape May & Tennessee. Canada Goose - 33 Reservoir Mallard - 18 Mourning Dove - 5 Chimney Swift - 4 Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 3 Herring Gull - 15 Great Black-backed Gull - 4 Reservoir Double-crested Cormorant - 3 Reservoir Red-tailed Hawk - flyover Shakespeare Garden Red-bellied Woodpecker - 3 Northern Flicker - 2 (Maintenance Field & Shakespeare Garden) Great Crested Flycatcher - 2 (Tupelo Field & Humming Tombstone) Eastern Wood-Pewee - 5 or 6 Warbling Vireo - Upper Lobe Lawn(David Barrett) Red-eyed Vireo - 14 Blue Jay - 2 White-breasted Nuthatch - Tupelo Field Carolina Wren - 2 (Balcony Bridge, 79th Street Yard (heard)) Blue-gray Gnatchatcher - 2 (Tupelo Field & Upper Lobe) Veery - 1 Ramble Swainson's Thrush - Summer House (Enrico Leonardi) American Robin - 30+ Gray Catbird - 6 Cedar Waxwing - 6 (flyover flocks of 2 and 4 Oak Bridge (David Barrett)) House Finch - female uphill from Boathouse Baltimore Oriole - 4 Humming Toombstone Common Grackle - 4 Maintenance Field Ovenbird - heard at Weather Station Blue-winged Warbler - just east of Azalea Pond Black-and-white Warbler - 6 Tennessee Warbler - Belvedere Castle Overlook Mourning Warbler - hatch-year male Shakespeare Garden Common Yellowthroat - 2 (Winterdale Arch & Shakespeare Garden) American Redstart - 20-25 (6 adult males) Cape May Warbler - 5 (2 Belvedere Castle Overlook, 3 Shakespeare Garden) Northern Parula - 3 Magnolia Warbler - 6 Yellow Warbler - 4 or 5 Chestnut-sided Warbler - 3 Black-throated Blue Warbler - 3 (2 male, 1 female) Prairie Warbler - Shakespeare Garden (Barbara Green) Canada Warbler - 3 (Boathouse, Summer House, Sparrow Rock) Northern Cardinal - 5 Rose-breasted Grosbeak - heard Summer House -- Martin Sandler reported the Yellow-breasted Chat at Winderdale Arch via the Manhattan Bird Alert (@BirdCentralPark) on twitter at 12:18PM. Sandra Critelli continued birding after lunch and tweeted a Black-throated Green Warbler at Tanner's Spring, a Northern Waterthrush at Triplet's Bridge, a Rose-breasted Grosbeak at the Upper Lobe, and a Cooper's Hawk bathing at Azalea Pond via the Manhattan Bird Alert. -- Deb Allen Follow us on twitter @BirdingBobNYC & @DAllenNYC, and see the Manhattan Bird Alert @BirdCentralPark maintained by David Barrett for many other noteworthy reports. -- 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/ --