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 -- 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.
Deb Allen Real birds for real people. Follow us on twitter @BirdingBobNYC & @DAllenNYC