Central Park NYC Sunday September 29, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Eleven Species of Wood Warblers including Cape May and Bay-breasted, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Yellow-billed Cuckoo. Clay-colored Sparrow reported at North End. Canada Goose - at least 60 Gadwall - 2 pairs on the Reservoir Mallard - 40+ Mourning Dove - 6 Yellow-billed Cuckoo - Tupelo Field Chimney Swift - 4 Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 1 at the Oven Ring-billed Gull - 24 Reservoir Herring Gull - 19 Reservoir & flyovers Great Black-backed Gull - 5 Reservoir Double-crested Cormorant - Turtle Pond Black-crowned Night-Heron - adult on the Point Osprey - high flyover Maintenance Field Sharp-shinned Hawk - 2 flyovers Boathouse & Tupelo Field Cooper's Hawk - flyover Tupelo field (with one of the Sharp-shins) Red-tailed Hawk - immature low over Shakespeare Garden Red-bellied Woodpecker - 3 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - Tupelo Field Downy Woodpecker - 3 Northern Flicker - 9 Eastern Wood-Pewee - 2 (Summer House (David Barredd), Oven) Eastern Phoebe - 1 Shakespeare Garden Red-eyed Vireo - 4 Blue Jay - 6 American Crow - flyover of 4 or 5 seen and heard from the Oven Carolina Wren - Iphigene's Walk Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Summer House Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 3 Swainson's Thrush - Shakespeare Garden American Robin - two dozen Gray Catbird - 10 NOrthern Mockingbird - 1 Warbler Rock Brown Thrasher - 10 Cedar Waxwing - 1 Upper Lobe House Finch - 3 SE Turtle Pond American Goldfinch - 2 east of Azalea Pond White-throated Sparrow - 3 or 4 Eastern Towhee - 3 (Bob - early) Common Grackle - 7 Northern Waterthrush - Oven Black-and-white Warbler - 5 Common Yellowthroat - 2 (male & female) Tupelo Field American Redstart - 7 Cape May Warbler - 2 (Belvedere Castle & east of Azalea Pond) Northern Parula - 4 Magnolia Warbler - 3 Bay-breasted Warbler - 1 SE Turtle Pond Blackpoll Warbler - 3 Black-throated Blue Warbler - female Humming Tombstone Black-throated Green Warbler - 1 east of Azalea Pond Scarlet Tanager - 4 Northern Cardinal - 10 Rose-breasted Grosbeak - 3 (2 females, 1 hatch-year male) Oven -- Benny Romero @Benny33946306 photographed a Clay-colored Sparrow at the Grassy Knoll (just north of the North Meadow Ball Fields) reporting via the twitter Manhattan Bird Alert @BirdCentralPark. -- 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://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/ --