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

Deb Allen

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.


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