Central Park NYC Saturday September 29, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Twelve Species of Wood Warblers including Bay-breasted & Chestnut-sided Warblers, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Brown Thrasher, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Yellow-billed Cuckoo. Mourning Dove - 6 Yellow-billed Cuckoo - 2 Tupelo Field Chimney Swift - 4 Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 2 at Jewelweed patch at the Oven Herring Gull - 3 flyovers Black-crowned Night-Heron - adult Upper Lobe Red-bellied Woodpecker - 5 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 3 Downy Woodpecker - 2 (Gill Overlook, east of Azalea Pond) Northern Flicker - 5 to 7 Eastern Wood-Pewee - 2 (Gill Source, Warbler Rock) Eastern Phoebe - Tupelo Field Red-eyed Vireo - 5 or 6 Blue Jay - 5 White-breasted Nuthatch - east of Azalea Pond (Karen Evans) House Wren - Bow Bridge Island Swainson's Thrush - 2 or 3 in Ramble Wood Thrush - 5 American Robin - 30+ Gray catbird - 15 Brown Thrasher - 15-20 Cedar Waxwing - 25 in 2 flocks (Upper Lobe Lawn & Swampy Pin Oak) House Finch - 3 Maintenance Field American Goldfinch - 2 east of Azalea Pond Eastern Towhee - female east side of Maintenance Field Common Grackle - 5 Ovenbird - 2 (Summer House, Evodia Field) Northern Waterthrush - 1 Upper Lobe Black-and-white Warbler - 6 Common Yellowthroat - 1 Tupelo Field American Redstart - 8 including 1 adult male Northern Parula - 6 Magnolia Warbler - 2 south side of Maintenance Field Bay-breasted Warbler - 1 Humming Tombstone Chestnut-sided Warbler - 2 (Humming Tombstone & east of Azalea Pond) Blackpoll Warbler - 1 south end of Maintenance field Black-throated Blue Warbler - male & female Evodia Field Black-throated Green Warbler - 1 east of Azalea Pond Scarlet Tanager - 2 (Humming Tombstone & east of Azalea Pond) Northern Cardinal - 16 Chez Armando (top of Oven) Rose-breasted Grosbeak - 6 to 10 -- A hatch-year Red-headed Woodpecker was reported at the Loch via the Manhattan Bird Alert @BirdCentralPark on twitter. Lots of Pin Oak acorns this year, so a Red-headed woodpecker may over-winter. 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/ --