Date: 4/8/18 1:38 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Sun. April 8, 2018 - Louisiana Waterthrush (4), Palm Warbler, Winter Wrens & other migrants
Central Park NYC (Ramble to Reservoir)
Sunday April 8, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.

Highlights: Cold & breezy with fewer birds than Saturday, but still a good variety: Louisiana Waterthrushes, Palm Warbler, Winter Wrens, Eastern Phoebes and Hermit Thrushes, Swamp, Fox, & Song Sparrows.

Canada Goose - few (Lake & Reservoir)
Mallard - around 20
Norther Shoveler - more than 100 (Reservoir, Lake & Turtle Pond)
Bufflehead - 8 Reservoir
Mourning Dove - at least 12 including pair on nest in Shakespeare Garden
Ring-billed Gull - around 75 Reservoir
Herring Gull - 18 Reservoir & flyovers
Great Black-backed Gull - 5 Reservoir
Double-crested Cormorant - more than 10 (5 Turtle Pond, 2 Lake, 1 Reservoir, flyovers in Ramble)
Great Egret - 1 or 2 (Turtle Pond (another or same at Triplet's Bridge after lunch - Karen Evans))
Cooper's Hawk - immature perched over Iphigene's Walk then flying over Tupelo Field
Red-tailed Hawk - at least 3 (pair attempting to nest at San Remo & high flyover)
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 4 or 5
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 3 or 4 (Pinetum, Maintenance Field/Cedar Hill, Rock Wall in Ramble)
Downy Woodpecker - 3 or 4
Northern Flicker - 3
American Kestrel - chased by Common Grackles at Pinetum (Deb - early)
Eastern Phoebe - at least 15
Blue Jay - 10-15
Black-capped Chickadee - Evodia Field Feeders (Sandra Critelli after lunch)
White-breasted Nuthatch - 2 (Willow Rock (David Barrett), Laupot Bridge (Sandra Critelli))
Brown Creeper - 2 (Feeders & the Point - Sandra Critelli)
Winter Wren - 2 (The Point & Swampy Pin Oak)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Evodia Field (Tom Walsh)
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 3 (2 Cedar Hill, 1 at the Point)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 5
Hermit Thrush - 8
American Robin - at least 100
House Finch - a few (Evodia Field Feeders & Maintenance Field)
American Goldfinch - 9 or 10 at Evodia Field feeders
Eastern Towhee - 3 (2 Mugger's Woods, male Maintenance Field (Sandra Critelli)
Chipping Sparrow - 1 at feeders
Fox Sparrow - 2 Mugger's Woods (David Barrett)
Song Sparrow - 25 (16 Pinetum, 4 Evodia Field, a few elsewhere)
Swamp Sparrow - 5 (Upper Lobe (Karen Evans), Tanner's Spring, Oven/Point, Shakespeare Garden, Swampy Pin Oak (David Barrett)
White-throated Sparrow - common
Dark-eyed Junco - 6 to 8
Red-winged Blackbird - 4 (feeders & Maintenance Field)
Common Grackle - at least 2 pairs at the Pinetum
Louisiana Waterthrush - 6 (3 at the Point, 1 Turtle Pond, 1 Triplet's Bridge (Karen Evans - after lunch), 1 Bow Bridge (Sandra Critelli - after lunch)
Palm Warbler - Maintenance Field
Northern Cardinal - many singing

Bruno Boni @brunoboni tweeted Pine Warblers (at least 3) at Cedar Hill just before 8am. We looked for these later, but they had moved on.

Run Lugo @BirdsRon reported that the Red-throated Loon (released by the Wild Bird Fund) continues at the Meer.

Deb Allen
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