Date: 4/13/18 12:59 pm From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...> Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Fri., April 13, 2018 - Red-throated Loon, Osprey, Blue-headed Vireo & more
Central Park NYC Friday, April 13, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.
Highlights: Louisiana Waterthrush, Yellow-rumped and Palm Warblers, Blue-headed Vireo, and Brown Thrasher. Also lingering Ruddy Ducks, an Osprey, Peregrine Falcon, and a Red-throated Loon (WBF release) at the Meer.
Canada Goose - pair Meer Mallard - Meer Ruddy Duck - 12 (11 males) Meer Mourning Dove Red-throated Loon - Meer Double-crested Cormorant - 3 Meer Great Egret - Meer and 2 westbound flyovers Black-crowned Night-Heron - 2 Meer island Osprey - Meer Red-tailed Hawk - pair east side at around 105th Street Red-bellied Woodpecker - female Loch Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - female Great Hill Downy Woodpecker - 2 pairs Northern Flicker - 10 American Kestrel - 2 males Great Hill & Green Bench Peregrine Falcon - Meer Eastern Phoebe - 5 to 7 Blue-headed Vireo - Great Hill Blue Jay Brown Creeper - 5 (3 in the same tree at the Loch) Winter Wren - singing at Conservatory Garden Golden-crowned Kinglet - 8 Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 4 Hermit Thrush - 10 American Robin Brown Thrasher - Loch Cedar Waxwing - 5 Loch House Finch - heard American Goldfinch - 5 to 10 Eastern Towhee - 2 males (Loch and south end of North Meadow Ballfields) Chipping Sparrow - 8 North Meadow Ballfields Field Sparrow - 2 (Loch, McGowan's Pass/Nutter's Battery) Song Sparrow - 5 to 10 Swamp Sparrow - 3 White-throated Sparrow Dark-eyed Junco - 6 or 7 Great Hill Red-winged Blackbird - setting up territories at the Meer Brown-headed Cowbird - 7 Common Grackle Louisiana Waterthrush - singing at the Loch Palm Warbler - 5 all "Yellow"(2 Blockhouse, 2 Loch, 1 Great Hill) Yellow-rumped Warbler - Loch Northern Cardinal - 3 to 5
P. S. Just how many Yellow-throated Warblers are there in Central Park today? Two or three? See reports on @BirdCentralPark. Are there one or two in the Bronx (both reported from the same general area between the landfill & monument in Pelham Bay Park)? See reports on @BirdBronx.