Date: 3/9/17 7:40 am
From: Dominic Garcia-Hall <dominic.hall...>
Subject: Re: [nysbirds-l] Central Park, (Bryant Park Lincoln's Sparrow question), NYC 3/6-7-8
Hi Tom
There are phone pics on my ebird report from mid Feb when I last passed
through the park.-
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S34390179
It's basically not moved from its corner all winter. Unequivocally a LISP -
just a bit scruffy ;)

Cheers
Dom

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On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 9:57 PM Thomas Fiore <tomfi2...> wrote:

> First, the Bryant Park (Manhattan) Sparrow question - are there good
> photos that UNequivocally show a Lincoln's Sparrow wintering in Bryant
> Park, midtown Manhattan? I've reviewed some of my photos from there in this
> new year, and do not find any to document occurrence since late December,
> 2016. On Tues., 3/7, a search there found just a few Song Sparrows, and
> more White-throated Sparrows, as well as one Gray Catbird - and I for
> one am not certain there is a wintering Lincoln's there, based on *any
> definitive photos* from this new year, that I've seen--- so has anyone?
>
> (1 photo'd. Lincoln's Sparrow did stay at least into 2017 on Staten
> Island, N.Y. City)
>
> - - - - - - - - -
> MON. to WED. 6-7-8 March, 2017
> Central Park, Manhattan, N.Y. City
>
> A young *Red-headed Woodpecker* in 'transitioning' first-year plumage
> continues just west of East 68th Street within Central Park, a good amount
> of red now showing on this bird.
>
> More *Eastern Phoebes* have arrived - 2 seen by Tuesday, 3/7 - and in
> more locations as of today.
> *Black-crowned Night-Heron*, Tuesday, 3/7 (reservoir), 5+ by Wednesday,
> 3/8 (various locations).
>
> Other species noted in Central the past 3 days:
>
> Pied-billed Grebe - 2 (reservoir)
> *Red-necked Grebe* - Monday, 3/6, but not (by me) since then.
> Double-crested Cormorant (various locations)
> Great Blue Heron
> Turkey Vulture
> Canada Goose
> Wood Duck
> Gadwall
> American Black Duck
> Mallard
> Northern Shoveler
> Northern Pintail (drake , The Pond - there in various locations)
> Ring-necked Duck (reservoir)
> Bufflehead
> Hooded Merganser
> Ruddy Duck
> Red-tailed Hawk
> American Kestrel
> American Coot
> American Woodcock
> Ring-billed Gull
> [American] Herring Gull
> Great Black-backed Gull
> Rock Pigeon
> Mourning Dove
> Belted Kingfisher
> Red-bellied Woodpecker
> Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
> Downy Woodpecker
> Hairy Woodpecker
> Yellow-shafted Flicker
> Blue Jay
> American Crow
> Black-capped Chickadee
> Tufted Titmouse
> Red-breasted Nuthatch
> White-breasted Nuthatch
> Brown Creeper
> Carolina Wren
> Golden-crowned Kinglet
> Ruby-crowned Kinglet
> American Robin
> Northern Mockingbird
> Brown Thrasher
> European Starling
> Eastern Towhee
> Field Sparrow
> [red] Fox Sparrow
> Song Sparrow
> Swamp Sparrow
> White-throated Sparrow
> Dark-eyed Junco
> Northern Cardinal
> Red-winged Blackbird
> Common Grackle
> Brown-headed Cowbird
> House Finch
> American Goldfinch
> House Sparrow
>
> ---------
> It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you
> know for sure that just ain't so.
> [Mark Twain]
>
>
> good birding, and thanks to those respecting all wildlife and other park
> users.
>
> Tom Fiore,
> manhattan
>
>
>
>
>
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