Central Park NYC
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.

Highlights: Gadwall, American Coot, Great Blue Heron, Cooper's Hawk, Eastern 
Towhee, Brown Creeper, Carolina Wren, Fox Sparrow. Later at Inwood: Eastern 
Screech-Owl Pair, Hairy Woodpecker pair, and Carolina Wren.

Central Park:

Canada Goose - around 500
Northern Shoveler - 480-500
Gadwall - 2 males Reservoir
Mallard - 350-375
American Black Duck - 1 Reservoir
Bufflehead - 4 (1 male, 3 females)
Hooded Merganser - 3 Reservoir
Ruddy Duck - 275-300
Mourning Dove - 1 Evodia Field
American Coot - 1 Reservoir
Ring-billed Gull - around 325
Herring Gull - around 50
Great Black-backed Gull - 2 dozen
Great Blue Heron - 2 Lake near Balcony Bridge
Cooper's Hawk - flyover Sparrow Rock
Red-tailed Hawk - adult Pinetum
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 4
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 2 males Pinetum
Downy Woodpecker - 2 (Summer House & Evodia Field)
Brown Creeper - 1 Evodia Field
Carolina Wren - 2 (one singing) Shakespeare Garden
American Robin - 3
House Finch - around 35
American Goldfinch - Mugger's Woods (Peter Haskel)
Fox Sparrow - 1 Summer House (Karen Evans)
White-throated Sparrow - 300
Dark-eyed Junco - north end of Maintenance Field (Karen Evans)
Eastern Towhee - 4 (2 males, 2 females)
Red-winged Blackbird - 3 males Evodia Field
Common Grackle - around 80 in perched flock
Northern Cardinal - 4

Michelle K. @mydailyplate reported a Gray Catbird at the Wildflower Meadow and 
a Ruby-crowned Kinglet at the South Blowdown via twitter. See the Manhattan 
Bird Alert @BirdCentralPark maintained by David Barrett for NY County bird 
alerts.

Merry Christmas to All,

Deb Allen
Follow us on twitter @BirdingBobNYC & @DAllenNYC

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