Date: 4/29/18 2:57 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Sunday April 29, 2018 - Black-billed Cuckoo, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, 10 species of Wood Warblers
Central Park NYC
Sunday April 29, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.

Highlights: Black-billed Cuckoo, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, 10 species of Wood Warblers including Blackburnian, Worm-eating, and Prairie Warbler. Many fewer birds than two days ago, but an increase in the number of Chipping Sparrows and Ruby-crowned Kinglets.

Canada Goose - 2 Turtle Pond
Mallard - males chasing females Turtle Pond
Mourning Dove - 15 (8 at feeders)
Black-billed Cuckoo - Maintenance Field
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - Upper Lobe
Herring Gull - flyovers
Double-crested Cormorant - 2 flyover flocks totaling around 50 birds
Great Egret - 2 (1 Turtle Pond, 1 flyover)
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Ladies Pavilion (thanks to Stefan Passlick)
Red-tailed Hawk - Maintenance field
Red-bellied Woodpecker - residents
Downy Woodpecker - residents
Northern Flicker - drumming at Summer House
American Kestrel - hovering SE of Maintenance Field
Blue-headed Vireo - 7 (4 at Turtle Pond)
Blue Jay - still in small, noisy groups
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - 2 Turtle Pond
Barn Swallow - 1 Turtle Pond
House Wren - 2 (Upper Lobe & Shakespeare Garden)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 6 or 7 (4 at the Point, 2 at Upper Lobe)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 20
Veery - 1 Ramble
Hermit Thrush - 20
Wood Thrush - 3
American Robin - residents
Gray Catbird - 2 or 3
House Finch - 10 at feeders
American Goldfinch - 20
Eastern Towhee - 3 (2 males at feeders, 1 female)
Chipping sparrow - 25 (a dozen on Cedar Hill, 8 at Triplet's Bridge)
Song Sparrow - Turtle Pond Dock
Swamp Sparrow - 1 Tupelo field
White-throated Sparrow - 20
Dark-eyed Junco 2 or 3 at Tupelo Field
Orchard Oriole - adult male Maintenance Field
Baltimore Oriole - adult male Maintenance Field
Red-winged Blackbird - 10
Brown-headed Cowbird - 3 (1 male, 2 females)
Common Grackle - 14
Ovenbird - 2 (Turtle Pond Dock & top of Oven (Sandra Critelli))
Worm-eating Warbler - south of Azalea Pond (thanks to Ryan Zucker)
Northern Waterthrush - 4
Black-and-white Warbler - 10
Northern Parula - male Upper Lobe
Blackburnian Warbler - Ladies Pavilion (Linda Yuen)
Yellow Warbler - 5
Palm Warbler - 10
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 20
Prairie Warbler - 2 (Ladies Pavilion & Oven)
Northern Cardinal - residents

Deb Allen
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