Date: 4/15/18 12:17 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Sun. April 15, 2018 - Yellow-throated Warbler & 3 other species of Wood Warblers, Barn Owl, Green Heron.
Central Park NYC
Sunday April 15, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.

Highlights: Cold and windy today and a bit slower overall than Friday & Saturday, but we were fortunate to find the Yellow-throated Wabler on the Point between 8:40 & 8:45am this morning, though it was not being seen there an hour later. Other warblers: Louisiana Waterthrush on the Point, and several each of Yellow-rumped and Palm Warblers. The Barn Owl was easy to see early this morning, but moved to another spot in the same pine later on. A Green Heron continued at the Oven.

Canada Goose - nesting on island in Lake, only one seen at Turtle Pond
Northern Shoveler - 12 Turtle Pond
Mallard - Turtle Pond
Mourning Dove - 12 Evodia Feeders
Double-crested Cormorant - 6 (3 Turtle Pond, 3 Bow Bridge)
Green Heron - Oven
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Point
Red-tailed Hawk - 3 over Turtle Pond (residents from east & west side)
Barn Owl - continuing
Red-bellied Woopecker - residents
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 5 (males & females)
Downy Woodpecker - 2 pairs
Northern Flicker - pair at Laupot Bridge
Crow - flying over west side
Blue Jay - pairs building nests at the Gill Overlook & Point
Northern Rough-winged Swallow- pair Turtle Pond
Brown Creeper - Summer House
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Tupelo Field (thanks to Wolfgang Demisch)
Golden-crowned Kinglet - one - moved from Wagner Cove to Bow Bridge
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 10
Hermit Thrush - 10
American Robin
Cedar Waxwing - 14 in cedar (juniper) on the Point
House Finch - 6 all at feeders
American Goldfinch - 14
Eastern Towhee - 4 males Mugger's Woods
Chipping Sparrow - 20 (feeders, Cedar Hill & Ramble)
Field Sparrow - east of feeders
Song Sparrow - 5 (feeders, Upper Lobe & Turtle POnd)
Swamp Sparrow - 2 (Upper Lobe & Turtle Pond)
White-throated Sparrow - 30 to 50
Dark-eyed Junco - 10 (feeders & Cedar Hill)
Red-winged Blackbird - 8 Oven
Common Grackle - 6 various locations
Brown-headed Cowbird - male heard
Louisiana Waterthrush - Point
Palm Warbler - 3 (Ramble, Upper Lobe, Point)
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 3 (Point & Bow Bridge)
Yellow-throated Warbler - Point
Northern Cardinal - residents

Deb Allen
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