Date: 5/5/18 5:19 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Sat., May 5, 2018 - 22 species of Wood Warblers including Kentucky & Prothonotary, both Cuckoos
Central Park NYC
Saturday, May 5, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.

Highlights: 22 species of Wood Warblers including Kentucky & Prothonotary and both Cuckoos. An adult Yellow-crowned Night-Heron continued at the Oven.

Canada Goose - 3 Lake at Riviera
Mallard - residents
Mourning Dove - residents
Yellow-billed Cuckoo - between the Riviera and Willow Rock (Deb after lunch - thanks to Richard Nelson)
Black-billed Cuckoo - south of Maintenance Field
Chimney Swift - 4
Herring Gull - flyovers
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron - adult at the Oven seen from Warbler Rock
Red-headed Woodpecker - Evodia Field
Red-bellied Woodpecker - residents
Downy Woodpecker - several locations
Northern Flicker - female between Summer House and Warbler Rock
American Kestrel - male hovering over Maintenance Field then flying past feeders
Great Crested Flycatcher - 2 (Summer House & Tupelo Field)
Blue-headed Vireo - 2
Warbling Vireo - 4 pairs
Red-eyed Vireo - 2
Blue Jay - residents
House Wren - 1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 2 (Ramble & Riviera)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 5
Veery - 3 (Warbler Rock, south of Evodia field, Maintenance Field)
Swainson's Thrush - 5
Wood Thrush - 2
American Robin - residents
Gray Catbird - summer residents
House Finch - male at feeders
Eastern Towhee - female near Swampy Pin Oak
Savannah Sparrow - 2 Falconer's Hill (Deb after lunch)
Song Sparrow - the Point
Swamp Sparrow - 3
White-crowned Sparrow - 2 (Strawberry Fields & Falconer's Hill - Deb after lunch)
White-throated Sparrow - 15
Orchard Oriole - female at the Oven (Deb after lunch)
Baltimore Oriole - 5 males
Red-winged Blackbird - singing males several locations
Brown-headed Cowbird - 2 females at feeders
Ovenbird - a dozen
Northern Waterthrush - 7
Blue-winged Warbler - 2 males
Black-and-white Warbler - 10 (50/50 male/female)
Prothonotary Warbler - ranging from Bow Bridge to the Point
Nashville Warbler - 5
Kentucky Warbler - adult male moving from area near Bow Bridge to the Riviera
Common Yellowthroat - 8
Hooded Warbler - male Maintenance Field
American Redstart - 15 including some females & immature males
Cape May Warbler - male walk to Belvedere Castle
Northern Parula - 25
Magnolia Warblerr - 4
Blackburnian Warbler - 5 (4 male, 1 female)
Yellow Warbler - 6
Chestnut-sided Warbler - 3 (2 males, 1 female)
Blackpoll Warbler - 2 males in Ramble
Black-throated Blue Warbler - 6 (5 males, 1 female)
Palm Warbler - Warbler rock
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 15
Black-throated Green Warbler - 3 males
Canada Warbler - Riviera (Peter Haskel)
Scarlet Tanager - male Strawberry Fields (Deb after lunch)
Northern Cardinal - residents
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - 3 near feeders
Indigo Bunting - singing male on the Point
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From twitter via @BirdCentralPark:

An adult male Blue Grosbeak (photo) and Blackpoll Warbler at the Point at 6:15am from @LaurenceDare were reported early in the afternoon.

David Barrett @FastMiler reported a Clay-colored Sparrow (rare in Central Park in spring) and White-crowned Sparrow at Strawberry Fields early this morning.

Jordan Spindel @Meanteenbirder reported a Lincoln's Sparrow early this morning from the same area of Strawberry Fields as the Clay-colored Sparrow.

Ron Lugo @BirdsRon photographed a Red-breasted Merganser at the Reservoir this afternoon.

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