Date: 5/10/18 5:14 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Thu., May 10, 2018 - 18 Species of Wood Warblers, Blue Grosbeak
Central Park NYC
Thursday, May 10, 2018
OBS: Deborah Allen, Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.

Highlights: 18 Species of Wood Warblers including 5 Cape May Warblers. An immature male Blue Grosbeak continued in Strawberry Fields.

Canada Goose - pair Turtle Pond, others Lake & Reservoir
Mallard - Turtle Pond, Lake & Reservoir
Ruddy Duck - 2 Reservoir
Mourning Dove - 8 at feeders, pairs in several locations
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - male Strawberry Fields
Herring Gull - 50+ Reservoir and many flyovers
Great Black-backed Gull - 3 Reservoir
Double-crested Cormorant - 8 Reservoir & flyovers
Great Egret - Turtle Pond
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-bellied Woodpecker - Evodia Field Feeders & Gill Overlook
Downy Woodpecker - Ramble
Northern Flicker - pair in Mugger's Woods
Eastern Wood-Pewee - Summit Rock (Peter Haskel)
Great Crested Flycatcher - Gill Source, also heard in various locations in the Ramble
Blue-headed Vireo - 3
Warbling Vireo - several pairs on territory from Oak Bridge to Wagner Cove
Red-eyed Vireo - 4 (2 Shakespeare Garden, 1 Humming Tombstone, 1 Summit Rock)
Blue Jay - residents
Tree Swallow - Turtle Pond
Barn Swallow - several at south end of Reservoir, at least 3 Turtle Pond
House Wren - Shakespeare Garden
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - Upper Lobe
Veery - 4 (2 Summit Rock, 1 Gill Overlook, 1 Gill Source (Peter Haskel))
Swainson's Thrush - 3 (Summit Rock, Upper Lobe, Ramble)
Hermit Thrush - 2 (Summit Rock, Gill Source)
Wood Thrush - 2 (Summit Rock (Linda Yuen), Gill source (Peter Haskel))
American Robin - residents nesting
Gray Catbird - pairs in most locations
Cedar Waxwing - 6 (Summit Rock/Tanner's Spring & stream south of Azalea Pond)
House Finch - male near Delacorte Theater
Song Sparrow - pair SE of Bow Bridge
Swamp Sparrow - Summit Rock (Linda Yuen)
White-throated Sparrow - 4
Baltimore Oriole - adult males (Turtle Pond/Delacorte & Summit Rock)
Red-winged Blackbird - singing male Turtle Pond
Common Grackle - nesting at Turtle Pond, others in many locations
Ovenbird - 5
Northern Waterthrush - Triplet's Bridge & Oven
Blue-winged Warbler - Upper Lobe
Black-and-white Warbler - 10
Common Yellowthroat - 3
American Redstart - adult males (Summit Rock (Peter Haskel) & Triplet's Bridge)
Cape May Warbler - 5 (2 males Summit Rock, male Shakespeare Garden, 2 females Upper Lobe)
Northern Parula - at least 6 (4 Summit Rock, 1 Upper Lobe, 1 Gill Overlook, others heard)
Magnolia Warbler - 3
Blackburnian Warbler - 2 (male Upper Lobe, female Balcony Bridge)
Yellow Warbler - the Point (Linda Marcus), others heard
Chestnut-sided Warbler - 2 males (Gill Source & Humming Tombstone)
Blackpoll Warbler - Upper Lobe
Black-throated Blue Warbler - female Gill Source
Yellow-rumped Warbler - not many
Prairie Warbler - Strawberry Fields
Black-throated Green Warbler - 2 (Gill crossing point, Upper Lobe)
Canada Warbler - Upper Lobe
Scarlet Tanager - 3 (male west of Locust Grove, female Summit Rock, male Gill Overlook)
Northern Cardinal - residents - several pairs nesting incl. Strawberry Fields & Shakespeare Garden
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - 2 males (Gill Overlook & Tanner's Spring (Linda Yuen))
Blue Grosbeak - immature male Strawberry Fields
Indigo Bunting - 3 (singing at feeders & Upper Lobe)
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Others reported:
@StefanPasslick tweeted an Olive-sided Flycatcher at the Humming Tombstone. Later in the morning Claude Bloch reported an Olive-sided Flycatcher between the Gill Source & Tupelo Field.

Pete Dandridge reported a Cerulean Warbler on the Point this afternoon via eBird.

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