Central Park NYC Friday, October 18, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.
Highlights: Green-winged Teal (female), a Late Red-eyed Vireo, Seven Species of Wood Warblers including Cape May, Black-throated Blue, and American Redstart. Canada Goose - 15 Meer Wood Duck - male Loch Northern Shoveler - 15-20 - Reservoir & Harlem Meer Gadwall - 2 Reservoir (Bob - early) Mallard - around 25 Reservoir & Harlem Meer Green-winged Teal - female Meer Island (Bob - early a.m.) & with group later Mourning Dove - 5 Lily Ponds Herring Gull - flyovers Great Black-backed Gull - 2 Reservoir (Bob - early) Double-crested Cormorant - flyover flock of 30 southbound Cooper's Hawk - flyover Red-tailed Hawk - 6 Red-bellied Woodpecker - 2 North Woods Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 20 (10 of these at the Great Hill) Downy Woodpecker - female Loch Northern Flicker - 3 North Woods American Kestrel - male Conservatory Garden Eastern Phoebe - 7 Blue-headed Vireo - 2 (Loch, West side of the Pool) Red-eyed Vireo - Conservatory Garden (late in season) Blue Jay - 10 American Crow - flyover flock of 12 heading south, then north White-breasted Nuthatch - 1 Conservatory Garden House Wren - 1 Loch Winter Wren - 1 Loch (Enrico Leonardi) Carolina Wren - 4 (pair Garden, pair Loch) Golden-crowned Kinglet - 1 west side of the Pool Ruby-crowned Kinglet - around 20 Hermit Thrush - 5 American Robin - 20-25 Gray Catbird - 5 Cedar Waxwing - 8 west side of the Pool House Finch - 15 (west side of the Pool, Conservatory Garden, etc.) American Goldfinch - 2 flyovers west side of the Wildflower Meadow Chipping Sparrow - around 20 Great Hill Song Sparrow - 5 Swamp Sparrow - 1 west side Harlem Meer White-throated Sparrow - 40-50 Eastern Towhee - 15-20 Common Grackle - 15 Common Yellowthroat - 3 American Redstart - 2 (Loch & west side of the Pool) Cape May Warbler - 3 Great Hill west of restrooms Northern Parula - 3 Black-throated Blue Warbler - 3 Palm Warbler - 3 (1 "Western", 2 "Yellow") Yellow-rumped Warbler - 3 North Woods Northern Cardinal - male North Woods Doug Futuyma found a Grasshopper Sparrow at the Oven at 11:30 this morning, first reported by S. Hubbard @hubbnyc on the twitter Manhattan Bird Alert @BirdCentralPark maintained by David Barrett. 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/ --