Date: 5/13/18 2:19 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Sun., May 13, 2018 - 23 species of Wood Warblers incl. Kirtland's & Prothonotary Warblers
Central Park NYC
Sunday, May 13, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.

Highlights: 23 species of Wood Warblers including Prothonotary Warbler and the mega-rare Kirtland's Warbler. A nice selection of Tyrant Flycatchers including Olive-sided, Yellow-bellied & Acadian Flycatchers.

Canada Goose - Reservoir, Turtle Pond, pair feeding grass of Great Lawn
Mallard - residents on Reservoir & Lake
Ruddy Duck - 2 Reservoir (Deb)
Mourning Dove - residents
Chimney Swift - at least a dozen seen together
American Coot - continues on Reservoir
Herring Gull - flyovers
Double-crested Cormorant - 4 Turtle Pond, others on Reservoir
Great Egret - flyover Reservoir (Deb)
Red-tailed Hawk - adult El Dorado on Central Park West
Red-bellied Woodpecker - residents in several locations
Downy Woodpecker - residents
Olive-sided Flycatcher - Oak Bridge (Upper Lobe)
Eastern Wood-Pewee - west side Reservoir
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - 2 (west side Great Lawn (David Barrett), Wagner Cove (Deb))
Acadian Flycatcher - west side Great Lawn (David Barrett)
Great Crested Flycatcher - west side Reservoir
Eastern Kingbird - pair Turtle Pond
Blue-headed Vireo - 2 (near Delacorte Theater, west side Reservoir)
Warbling Vireo - resident pairs
Red-eyed Vireo - 4
Blue Jay - pairs collecting twigs in 2 locations (Deb)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - 2 Turtle Pond
Barn Swallow - 10-12 Reservoir
House Wren - west side Reservoir
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - west side Reservoir at 92nd Street
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 3
Veery - 5
Swainson's Thrush - 5
Wood Thrush - 2 (Evodia Field feeder area & Gill Overlook)
American Robin - residents - adult seen carrying food, some pairs just starting to build nests
Gray Catbird - pairs in many locations incl. the heavily-trafficked Conservatory Water area
Brown Thrasher - south side of Tupelo Field
Cedar Waxwing - 3 or 4 flyovers
House Finch - 8 (males & females) feeding on new leaves of Bald Cypress at Turtle Pond Dock
Chipping Sparrow - in oak 92nd & West Drive
Song Sparrow - Wagner Cove (Deb)
White-throated Sparrow - west side Reservoir
Orchard Oriole - first-spring male singing at Turtle Pond Dock
Baltimore Oriole - 2 males (Shakespeare Garden & west side Reservoir)
Red-winged Blackbird - 3 singing males
Common Grackle - a few at Turtle Pond
Ovenbird - 6
Northern Waterthrush - 4
Black-and-white Warbler - 15 (both sexes)
Prothonotary Warbler - Pinetum (Will Papp)
Tennessee Warbler - singing at Turtle Pond Dock (David Barrett)
Nashville Warbler - Turtle Pond Dock (David Barrett)
Common Yellowthroat - 20 (mostly males)
American Redstart - 13
Kirtland's Warbler - west side Reservoir 8:45am
Cape May Warbler - 3 or 4 adult males (1 Bridle Path, 2 Summit Rock, &1 east of Summit Rock)
Northern Parula - 25 (mostly female, but singing males in many locations)
Magnolia Warbler - 12 (mostly males)
Bay-breasted Warbler - 4 (2 male, 2 female)
Blackburnian Warbler - 5 (3 male, 2 female)
Yellow Warbler - 5 (2 male, 3 female)
Chestnut-sided Warbler - a dozen (mostly males)
Blackpoll Warbler - 4 males
Black-throated Blue Warbler - 5 (3 male, 2 female)
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 8
Prairie Warbler - 2 (female Gill Overlook, male along Reservoir at around 88th Street)
Black-throated Green Warbler - 6 (4 male, 2 female)
Canada Warbler - 2 males (Turtle Pond Dock, west side Reservoir)
Wilson's Warbler - 12 (all males)
Scarlet Tanager - female west side Reservoir
Northern Cardinal - residents
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - calling SW Great Lawn (Matthieu Benoit)

Deb Allen
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