Central Park NYC Monday September 21, 2020 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.
Highlights: 17 Wood Warbler Species including Cape May and Bay-breasted Warblers, Philadelphia Vireo, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Lincoln's Sparrow, Northern Pintail. Canada Goose - 15 Lake Mute Swan - 2 flyovers Northern Shoveler - 3 Lake Mallard - 10 Turtle Pond & Lake Northern Pintail - female Lake Mourning Dove - 7 or 8 Chimney Swift - 30 (early a.m.) Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 1 Captain's Bench Herring Gull - 10 flyovers Cooper's Hawk - flyover immature Red-bellied Woodpecker - 3 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 2 hatch-year birds Strawberry Fields* Downy Woodpecker - 1 Strawberry Fields Northern Flicker - 10 Peregrine Falcon - northbound flyover of hatch-year bird Eastern Phoebe - 2 (Strawberry Fields, Upper Lobe) Blue-headed Vireo - 1 Turtle Pond Dock Philadelphia Vireo - 1 Turtle Pond Dock Red-eyed Vireo - a dozen Blue Jay - 30 flyover migrants in flocks early morning American Crow - 6 perched then flying north from Turtle Pond, also heard Red-breasted Nuthatch - 15 White-breasted Nuthatch - 3 House Wren - 2 (Turtle Pond Dock, Strawberry Fields) Carolina Wren - 1 Shakespeare Garden Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 3 Veery - 1 Upper Lobe Swainson's Thrush - at least 8 Wood Thrush - 1 Upper Lobe American Robin - 20 Gray Catbird - 8 Brown Thrasher - 4 Lincoln's Sparrow - 1 north end of Strawberry Fields White-throated Sparrow - 5 Common Grackle - 5 Ovenbird - 3 Northern Waterthrush - 2 (Upper Lobe, Turtle Pond Dock) Black-and-white Warbler - 4 Common Yellowthroat - 4 American Redstart - 8 Cape May Warbler - 1 Turtle Pond Dock (RDC - early) Northern Parula - 15 Magnolia Warbler - 5 Bay-breasted Warbler - 1 Turtle Pond Island Yellow Warbler - Turtle Pond Dock Chestnut-sided Warbler - Turtle Pond Dock Blackpoll Warbler - 1 Turtle Pond Dock Black-throated Blue Warbler - 3 Palm Warbler - "western" east side of Great Lawn (RDC - early) Yellow-rumped Warbler - 1 Turtle Pond Dock Black-throated Green Warbler - 3 Wilson's Warbler - female Tupelo field Scarlet Tanager - Captain's Bench Northern Cardinal - 5 Rose-breasted Grosbeak - 5 -- Roger Pasquier reported an eastern Towhee at the Maintenance Field. Gloria Hong @Lucent508 reported a Belted Kingfisher at Turtle Pond via the Manhattan Bird Alert on twitter @BirdCentralPark. *Three observers, Brad Kane, E. J. Bartolazo, and Michelle Knoernschild reported Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers at two locations on Saturday 9/19/2020. -- 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/ --