Date: 8/12/17 2:20 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Sat., Aug. 12, 2017 - Pine, Blue-winged, Worm-eating Warblers, Cooper's Hawk
Central Park NYC
Saturday, August 12, 2017
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.

Highlights: 6 Species of wood Warblers including Worm-eating & Blue-winged Warblers, Pine Warbler (FOS - early), Spotted Sandpipers, Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, Osprey, and Cooper's Hawk (FOS - early).

Canada Goose - 2 the Pond
Gadwall - 15 (14 Reservoir, 1 Turtle Pond)
Mallard - 10 Turtle Pond, others on Reservoir & the Pond
Mourning Dove - 10
Chimney Swift - few
Spotted Sandpiper - 2 hatch-year (Upper Lobe & the Pond)
Herring Gull - flyovers & Reservoir
Great black-backed Gull - at least 9 Reservoir
Double-crested Cormorant - 12 Reservoir & flyovers
Osprey - flyover Tupelo Field
Cooper's Hawk - adult female chasing Redptailed hawk Summer House Meadow/Swampy Pin Oak - flew east (first-of-season, early)
Red-tailed Hawk - adult with Cooper's Hawk Summer House Meadow/Swampy Pin Oak
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker - 4 Tupelo Field
Eastern Kingbird - 6 (4 Turtle Pond, 2 Lake)
Warbling Vireo - 6-8 (including 4 at the Summer House)
Blue Jay
Barn Swallow - 8
Black-capped Chickadee - Turtle Pond
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 2-4 (2 Tupelo Field, 2 later at Summer House)
American Robin - many
Gray Catbird - 2 or 3 in most locations
Northern Mockingbird - Turtle Pond (Andrea Hessel)
Cedar Waxwing - flyover flock of 9 or 10 Tupelo Field
House Finch - Maintenance Field & Mugger's Woods
Song Sparrow - heard at the Pond
Baltimore Oriole - 5 (4 including adult male Maintenance Field, 1 hatch-year on the Point (Jackie))
Common Grackle
Worm-eating Warbler - Maintenance Field
Northern Waterthrush - 4 (2 Oven, 1 Turtle Pond, 1 Summer House Meadow)
Blue-winged Warbler - SW Reservoir (Deb - early)
American Redstart - 8
Yellow Warbler - 13
Pine Warbler - second-year in prebasic molt east side Turtle Pond - first-of-season (early)
Northern Cardinal - adult male feeding 2 juveniles Humming Tombstone

Signe Hammer reported a Great Blue Heron briefly at the Reservoir after lunch.

Deb Allen

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