Date: 4/29/18 9:06 am
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Sat., April 28, 2018 - 13 Species of Wood Warblers including Prairie & Blackburnian
Central Park NYC
Saturday April 28, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.


Highlights:12 Species of Wood Warblers including Prairie and Blackburnian Warblers.

Canada Goose - 5 (4 Lake, 1 Turtle Pond)
Mallard - not many (6 Lake & a few onTurtle Pond)
Double-crested Cormorant - flyover flock of 25, others on Turtle Pond & the Lake
Mourning Dove - 10 Evodia Field
Herring Gull - a few flyovers
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron - near Bow Bridge (continuing since 4/26)
Red-tailed Hawk - adult circling over west side
Red-bellied Woodpecker - residents
Downy Woodpecker - residents
Northern Flicker -4 (male drumming near Summer House, Indian Cave, Tupelo Field, Balancing Rock)
Blue-headed Vireo - at least 7 (numbers greatly diminished in comparison to Friday)
Blue Jay - residents
Crow - silent flyover
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - 2 Turtle Pond
Tufted Titmouse - between the Point & feeders (David Barrett)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 3 (2 on the Point, 1 Riviera)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 15 to 30
Veery - SE corner turtle Pond on shoreline
Hermit Thrush - 7-10
Wood Thrush - west side of Swampy Pin Oak
American Robin - residents
Gray Catbird - 2 (singing at Warbler Rock, singing at Riviera)
House Finch - feeders
American Goldfinch - feeders
Eastern Towhee - 4 (3 male, 1 female at feeders)
Chipping Sparrow - feeders (Kathleen Massey)
Swamp Sparrow - 2 (Oven, Bow Bridge)
White-throated Sparrow - at least 20
Orchard Oriole - 3 males (2 adult, 1 first-spring) perched together at Maintenance Field
Baltimore Oriole - the Point & Tupelo Field
Red-winged Blackbird - singing males in several locations
Brown-headed Cowbird - female Bow Bridge, male
Common Grackle
Ovenbird - Maintenance Field (David Barrett)
Worm-eating Warbler - west side of Lake
Northern Waterthrush - 5 to 7
Blue-winged Warbler - the Point (David Barrett)
Black-and-white Warbler - 12
American Redstart - adult male at the Point
Northern Parula - male Wagner Cove
Blackburnian Warbler - male in big will just south of Willow rock
Yellow Warbler - 7 (5 males & 2 females)
Palm Warbler - 10 to 15
Pine Warbler - 2 east side of Turtle Pond
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 50
Prairie Warbler - 4 (west side of Lake, Riviera, the Point, Tupelo Field)
Northern Cardinal - residents
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - male at Evodia Field (as many as 4 reported there)
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A Flyover Common Loon and Savannah Sparrows (4) at Cherry Fill were inadvertently omitted from the report for Friday April 27.

Sorry for the delayed post.

Deb Allen
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