Central Park NYC Saturday November 9, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Baltimore Oriole, Red-shouldered Hawk, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Wood Duck, Field & Fox Sparrows, House & Winter Wrens. Although we've seen many Eastern Towhees and Brown Thrashers in Central Park this fall, we have yet to find a Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, or Red-breasted Nuthatch and White-breasted Nuthatches and Cedar Waxwings have been scarce. Canada Goose - 155 including southbound flyover flock of 125 Wood Duck - 3 males at the Oven (Bob - early) Northern Shoveler - 46 Reservoir Gadwall - male Reservoir American Black Duck - 1 south end Reservoir Mallard - 40 Bufflehead - 10 Reservoir Hooded Merganser - 5 Reservoir Ruddy Duck - 71 Reservoir Mourning Dove - 10 Ring-billed Gull - around 150 Reservoir Herring Gull - a few on the Reservoir & flyovers Great Black-backed Gull - 6 Reservoir Double-crested Cormorant - 1 Reservoir Cooper's Hawk - 2 immature males (together at Maintenance Field & 1 at Castle) Red-shouldered Hawk - adult over Tupelo Field Red-tailed Hawk - adult over Tupelo Field (Sandra Critelli) Red-bellied Woodpecker - 4 or 5 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 1 Gill Overlook (Andy) Downy Woodpecker - 3 Northern Flicker - 1 Sparrow Rock Eastern Phoebe - 3 (2 Pinetum (David Barrett, 1 Castle) Blue Jay - 10 American Crow - flyover flock of around 20 Brown Creeper - 2 (Pinetum (Karen Evans), Balancing Rock) House Wren - 1 Maintenance Field Winter Wren - 1 Warbler Rock (Bob - early) Carolina Wren - 3 (pair (Castle & Shakespeare Garden), plus 1 heard) Golden-crowned Kinglet - 4 Pinetum (David Barrett) Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 3 Hermit Thrush - 7 American Robin - 25-30 Brown Thrasher - 3 House Finch - 4 Evodia Field feeders American Goldfinch - 3 (2 Shakespeare Garden, 1 Maintenance Field) Field Sparrow - Sparrow Rock (Karen Evans) Fox Sparrow - 3 Song Sparrow - 10 Swamp Sparrow - 1 Shakespeare Garden (Karen Evans) White-throated Sparrow - around 100 Dark-eyed Junco - 15 Eastern Towhee - 5 (4 males, 1 female) Baltimore Oriole - immature male Maintenance Field (Karen Evans) Red-winged Blackbird - immature male Evodia Field Common Grackle - 5 Common Yellowthroat - 1 female Castle (Deb) Yellow-rumped Warbler - 2 east end of Turtle Pond (Peter Haskel) Northern Cardinal - 3 pairs A Lincoln's Sparrow at the Green Bench Friday morning was inadvertently omitted from Friday's list. 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/ --