Date: 4/30/18 3:04 pm
From: Nancy Shamban <nancyshamban...>
Subject: Re: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Mon. April 30, 2018 -First-of-Season E. Wood-Pewee, 9 species of Wood Warblers, Chimney Swift Flock
Many of us also saw a Common Yellowthroat too!

On Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 5:44 PM, Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
wrote:

> Central Park NYC
> Monday April 30, 2018
> OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.
>
> Highlights: First-of-Season Eastern Wood-Pewee, 9 species of Wood
> Warblers including Prairie and Black-throated Blue Warblers, and Chimney
> Swifts in a flock of 25-30. Note: the feeders weren't visited, so numbers
> of some common birds like Red-winged Blackbirds, American Goldfinches, and
> House Finches are lower than usual.
>
> Canada Goose - 3 pairs (Turtle Pond & Lake)
> Northern Shoveler - Pair Lake (late)
> Mallard - 6 (Turtle Pond & Lake)
> Mourning Dove - a dozen
> Chimney Swift - flock of 25-30 low over Turtle Pond
> Spotted Sandpiper - Ladies Pavilion
> Herring Gull - 5 flyovers
> Double-crested Cormorant - flyover flock of 6 (Nancy Shamban)
> Great Egret - Turtle Pond
> Black-crowned Night-Heron - east side of Lake a.k.a. Warbler Walk
> Yellow-crowned Night-Heron - Ladies Pavilion (David Barrett) following a
> report by M. Rymkiewicz
> Red-tailed Hawk - adult circling over the west side
> Belted Kingfisher - flying down the west side of the park
> Red-bellied Woodpecker - 2 pairs in Ramble
> Downy Woodpecker - residents
> Northern Flicker - pair continues on the west side of the Ramble
> American Kestrel - adult male Strawberry Fields
> Eastern Wood-Pewee - first-of-season Maintenance Field
> Eastern Phoebe - Turtle Pond (David Barrett) (late)
> Blue-headed Vireo - 3
> Blue Jay - residents
> House Wren - 2 (Shakespeare Garden & Ramble)
> Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 7 (males & females)
> Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 25-30
> Veery - 8
> Hermit Thrush 8
> Wood Thrush - Swampy Pin Oak area
> American Robin - residents
> Gray Catbird - 6 including a pair just south of Balcony Bridge
> House Finch 2 singing at Maintenance Field
> American Goldfinch - Upper Lobe
> Eastern Towhee - 4 (males & females) Ramble
> Chipping Sparrow - 2 Maintenance Field
> Song Sparrow - 2 (Turtle Pond & the Lake)
> Swamp Sparrow - south of Ladies Pavilion
> White-throated Sparrow - 40
> Orchard Oriole - adult male SW Maintenance Field
> Baltimore Oriole - 2 adult males Maintenance Field
> Red-winged Blackbird - 12-15 (Oven & Turtle Pond)
> Brown-headed Cowbird - 3 (2 females, 1 male)
> Common Grackle - Oven
> Ovenbird - 2 Ramble
> Northern Waterthrush - 3
> Black-and-white Warbler - 7 (including 2 females)
> Northern Parula - 3 adult males (Ladies Pavilion & Oven)
> Yellow Warbler - 4 (3 males, 1 female)
> Black-throated Blue Warbler - adult male Strawberry Fields (Carine
> Mitchell)
> Palm Warbler - 10-12 "Yellow"
> Yellow-rumped Warbler - 20-25 (males & females)
> Prairie Warbler - 2adult males (Ladies Pavilion and the Point)
> Northern Cardinal - residents
>
> Pat Pollock told us about an Eastern Meadowlark that had been seen on the
> Great Lawn today.
>
> Signe Hammer reported 2 Bufflehead, a male Wood Duck, 4 Gadwall, 4
> American Coots, and Barn, Northern Rough-winged, and Tree Swallows at the
> Reservoir on Sunday (4/29).
>
> Deb Allen
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