Date: 5/15/18 2:30 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Tues., May 15, 2018 - 19 Species of Wood Warblers, Olive-sided & Other Flycatchers
Central Park NYC
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.

Highlights: Mourning Warbler (not seen by us but reliably reported) and 18 Other Species of Wood Warblers. Also Olive-sided and Traill's (willow/Alder) Flycatchers.

Canada Goose - 8 (2 Great Lawn, 6 on the Lake)
Wood Duck - 3 (2 male, 1 female) Upper Lobe
Mallard - residents
Mourning Dove - 6
Chimney Swift - around 15
Herring Gull - flyovers
Double-crested Cormorant - 1 Turtle Pond & flyovers
Great Egret - 2 (Turtle Pond & Lake)
Green Heron - Oven
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Oak Bridge
Red-tailed Hawk - adult over Turtle Pond
Red-bellied Woodpecker - male excavating nest above Stone Arch
Downy Woodpecker - excavating nest at tip of the Point
Olive-sided Flycatcher - perched in Ginkgo at top of the Point
Willow/Alder Flycatcher - 2 (silent birds at Upper Lobe & in the Ramble)
Great Crested Flycatcher - 1 moving from Gill Overlook to Warbler Rock
Eastern Kingbird - pair Turtle Pond not nesting yet
Warbling Vireo - calling West Drive near Swedish Cottage
Red-eyed Vireo - 5
Blue Jay - residents
Barn Swallow - 4 (Great Lawn & Turtle Pond)
House Wren -north of Warbler Rock
Veery - 2 in Ramble
Swainson's Thrush - 5
American Robin - residents - many nesting
Gray Catbird - many pairs
Northern Mockingbird - Summit Rock
Cedar Waxwing - 20 to 30 flyovers + 2 bathing at Azalea Pond
House Finch - 4 feeding on new Bald Cypress needles at Turtle Pond Dock
Orchard Oriole - immature male singing s. side Turtle Pond & Dock
Baltimore Oriole - several pairs (Balancing Rock, Upper Lobe, etc.)
Red-winged Blackbird - singing males at Lake and Thrtle Pond
common Grackle - 5 or 6 (Ramble & Turtle Pond)
Ovenbird - 5
Northern Waterthrush - 2 (Swampy Pin Oak & Upper Lobe)
Black-and-white Warbler - 5 (1 male, 4 female)
Mourning Warbler - 2 reported (E. of Warbler Rock (Roger Pasquier) & Summer House)
Common Yellowthroat - 7 mostly males
American Redstart - 7 (males, females, imm. males)
Cape May Warbler - Summit Rock
Northern Parula - 12
Magnolia Warbler - 7 (males & females, mostly males)
Bay-breasted Warbler - male north side of Swedish Cottage
Blackburnian Warbler - 3 (2 male, 1 female)
Yellow Warbler 3 (both sexes)
Chestnut-sided Warbler - adult male Mugger's Woods
Blackpoll Warbler - female Dock on Turtle Pond
Black-throated Blue Warbler - 3 females
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 3 Turtle Pond
Prairie Warbler - singing male turtle Pond Dock
Black-throated Green Warbler - adult male behind summer House
Canada Warbler - female turtle Pond Dock
Scarlet Tanager - male Upper Lobe (Bob - 7:30am)
Northern Cardinal - residents
Rose-breasted Grosbeak -heard squeaks in Shakespeare Garden
Indigo Bunting - male Upper Lobe (David Barrett)

Deb Allen
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