Date: 5/5/18 4:21 am
From: Jonathan Perez <jonathan.aperez...>
Subject: Re: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Fri. May 4, 2018 - 19 Species of Wood Warblers incl. Prothonotary, both Cuckoos & more
Currently at summit Rock there is a highly visible calling Kentucky Warbler.

Among the the other highlights include a wood thrush.

Please excuse my brevity. Sent from my iPhone

> On May 4, 2018, at 10:16 PM, Deborah Allen <dallenyc...> wrote:
>
> Central Park NYC - North End
> Friday, May 4, 2018
> OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.
>
> Highlights: Most of today's list comes primarily from the north end of Central Park with some additional birds from the Ramble: 19 Species of Wood Warblers including Nashville, Cerulean, Chestnut-sided, and Magnolia Warblers (North End) and Prothonotary Warbler (Ramble).
>
> Canada Goose - 4 Harlem Meer
> Mallard - 6 Meer
> Mourning Dove - many
> Yellow-billed Cuckoo - Loch
> Black-billed Cuckoo - 2 Loch
> Chimney Swift - 4 Harlem Meer
> Sora - just south of Oak Bridge in the Ramble (Deb - late afternoon) (very shy)
> Spotted Sandpiper - 2 along the Loch
> Herring Gull - flyovers
> Double-crested Cormorant - 5 flyovers
> Great Egret - flyover
> Snowy Egret - 2 flyovers
> Black-crowned Night-Heron - perched Meer Island
> Red-tailed Hawk - adult
> Red-bellied Woodpecker - pair
> Downy Woodpecker
> Northern Flicker - 2
> Great Crested Flycatcher - south of Laupot Bridge (Deb - late afternoon)
> Eastern Kingbird - The Point (Deb - late afternoon)
> Blue-headed Vireo - Loch
> Warbling Vireo - 2 pairs (Pool, green Bench)
> Red-eyed Vireo - the Pool
> Blue Jay - 10
> American Crow - pair at the Loch
> Barn Swallow - 2 Harlem Meer
> Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - the Point (Deb mid-afternoon)
> Veery - 3
> Swainson's Thrush - 8
> Hermit Thrush - 3
> Wood Thrush - heard only Evodia Field (Deb - late afternoon
> American Robin - many on nests
> Gray Catbird - numbers tripled since last week, pairs around now
> House Finch - bathing at Triplet's Bridge (Deb - mid-afternoon)
> American Goldfinch - Loch
> Eastern Towhee - female North Woods
> Song Sparrow - Wagner Cove (Deb mid-afternoon)
> Lincoln's Sparrow - across path from north side of Swampy Pin Oak
> Swamp sparrow - the Pool
> White-throated Sparrow - 5
> White-crowned Sparrow - adult west of Azalea Pond (Deb - late afternoon thanks to Drew Stadlin)
> Orchard Oriole - adult male Harlem Meer
> Baltimore Oriole - 10
> Red-winged Blackbird - male & females Harlem Meer
> Brown-headed Cowbird - 3
> Common Grackle - residents
> Ovenbird - 5
> Northern Waterthrush - 3
> Black-and-white Warbler - 10-15 (male/female 50/50)
> Prothonotary Warbler - Upper Lobe (thanks to Jeff Ward) & mouth of the Gill
> Nashville Warbler - 2 (east of Great Hill, Green Bench)
> Common Yellowthroat - 7
> American Redstart - 8 (6 male, 2 female)
> Cerulean Warbler - young male at the Loch
> Northern Parula - 15
> Magnolia Warbler - 3
> Blackburnian Warbler - east of Great Hill
> Yellow Warbler - 4 (3 males, 1 female)
> Chestnut-sided Warbler - 2 males (east of Great Hill, Loch)
> Blackpoll Warbler - male North Woods
> Black-throated Blue Warbler - 5 including 1 female
> Palm Warbler - "Yellow" Loch
> Yellow-rumped Warbler - 3 Loch
> Black-throated Green Warbler - 2 Lily Ponds, Loch
> Prairie Warbler - heard only at the Meer
> Scarlet Tanager - male Lily Ponds
> Northern Cardinal - residents
> Rose-breasted Grosbeak - 2 males Lo
>
> A Chuck-will's-widow was reported very early this morning in Mugger's Woods by Anthony Collerton, a.k.a. @welshbirder
>
> A Red-headed Woodpecker was seen in the Ramble intermittently throughout the day by many observers.
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