Date: 5/8/18 5:32 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Tues., May 8, 2018 - 19 Species of Wood Warblers
Central Park NYC
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.

Highlights: numbers of individuals reduced from earlier in the week, but still a good variety of species including 19 species of Wood Warblers, among them Louisiana Waterthrush, Worm-eating, Cape May, and Wilson's warblers.

Canada Goose - 4 Lake
Wood Duck - male south end of Reservoir
Mallard - 8
Ruddy Duck - Reservoir
Mourning Dove - 9
Chimney Swift - 8 to 10 over Reservoir & Turtle Pond
American Coot - Reservoir
Herring Gull - at least 200 Reservoir & flyovers
Great Black-backed Gull - 16 Reservoir
Double-crested Cormorant - 10 Reservoir & flyovers
Black-crowned Night-Heron - willow on the Point
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron - same will on the Point as Black-crowned Night-Heron
Red-headed Woodpecker - just south of Tupelo Field
Red-bellied Woodpecker - pair near Laupot fighting with Eu. Starlings, male at feeders
Downy Woodpecker - Strawberry Fields & feeders
Northern Flicker - pair is no longer nesting at Gill Overlook - starlings won
Great Crested Flycatcher - seen at Gill Overlook, Summer House, and Mugger's Woods
Eastern Kingbird - 5
Yellow-throated Vireo - Summer House
Blue-headed Vireo - Upper Lobe
Warbler Vireo - 4
Red-eyed Vireo - singing at Evodia Field
Tree Swallow - Reservoir
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - at least 2 Reservoir
Barn Swallow - around a dozen (1 Turtle Pond, the others at the Reservoir)
White-breasted Nuthatch - feeders
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 2 or 3
Veery - Ramble
Swainson's Thrush - 3
Hermit Thrush - Ramble
American Robin - residents, discarded eggshell at Tanner's Spring
Gray Catbird - pairs at most locations
Brown Thrasher - Summit Rock
Cedar Waxwing - flock of at least 6 at Tanner's Spring, a few at Gill Overlook
House Finch - male at feeders
American Goldfinch - feeding in elms
Eastern Towhee - male in the Ramble
Swamp Sparrow - Hernshead
White-throated Sparrow - 10
Baltimore Oriole - 8 (6 adult males, 2 immature males)
Red-winged Blackbird - 4 (3 males, 1 female)
Common Grackle - residents
Ovenbird - 3
Louisiana Waterthrush - singing at Indian Cave (also seen by Ricki Ravitz bet. Gill Overlook & Lake)
Northern Waterthrush - 3
Worm-eating Warbler - Summit Rock
Black-and-white Warbler - 6
Prothonotary Warbler - continued on the Point
Nashville Warbler - several including one low in canopy at Balancing Rock
Common Yellowthroat - 8 including 2 females
American Redstart - 3 or 4
Cape May Warbler - Summit Rock
Northern Parula - 10
Magnolia Warbler - 4 males
Yellow Warbler - 8
Chestnut-sided Warbler - 3
Blackpoll Warbler - male at the Point (thanks Deb Alperin)
Black-throated Blue Warbler - 5 males
Palm Warbler - "yellow" Indian Cave (late)
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 6
Wilson's Warbler - adult male Warbler Rock/Summer House
Summer Tanager - female continued in Pin Oak at Maintenance Field
Scarlet Tanager - 2 males & 1 female Evodia Field
Northern Cardinal - residents
Indigo Bunting - 6 (Evodia Field, singing Upper Lobe, singing & bathing south of Azalea Pond)

Deb Allen
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