Date: 5/21/18 3:56 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Mon., May 21, 2018 - R-t Hummingbird, Olive-sided & Yellow-bellied Flycatchers, 17 Species of Warblers
Central Park NYC
Monday, May 21, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.

Highlights: Ruby-throated Hummingbirds (7), Olive-sided and Yellow-bellied & other Flycatchers, 17 Species of Wood Warblers.

Canada Goose - pair Great Lawn
Mallard - 3 (flyover 2 males chasing female)
Mourning Dove - 4 or 5
Chimney Sift - 5
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 7 (males & females) feeding on flowers of Black Locust
Herring Gull - flyovers
Double-crested Cormorant - flyover
Green Heron - north end of Upper Lobe (Bets Radley)
Black-crowned Night-Heron - 3 adults Upper Lobe
Osprey - flyover seen twice, first over Swedish Cottage (Xander Vitarelli)
Red-tailed Hawk - flyover
Red-bellied Woodpecker - residents
Northern Flicker - male Summer House
Olive-sided Flycatcher - Ramble
Eastern Wood-Pewee - 2 (Swedish Cottage & Ramble)
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - Summer House
Great Crested Flycatcher - Ramble
Eastern Kingbird - 2 Turtle Pond
Blue-headed Vireo - Strawberry Fields
Warbling Vireo - 3 pairs including a pair at Warbler Rock
Red-eyed Vireo - 5
Blue Jay - eating termites at Warbler Rock & at other places in the Ramble
Barn Swallow - 2 over the Lake
House Wren - Shakespeare Garden
Swainson's Thrush - 5
American Robin - eating termites, FOY Fledging in Strawberry Fields
Gray Catbird - 10 pairs various locations
House Finch - 3 or 4 Strawberry Fields
American Goldfinch - SW Great Lawn
Baltimore Oriole 3 pairs (Ramble, Strawberry Fields, Maintenance Field (nest))
Red-winged Blackbird - 3 ( first spring male feeding on termites at Warbler Rock, adult males Turtle Pond & Lake)
Brown-headed Cowbird - 3 females (Strawberry Fields, Turtle Pond, Shakespeare Garden)
Common Grackle - 3 at the Oven
Ovenbird - 4
Northern Waterthrush - Upper Lobe (Jessica Newman)
Black-and-white Warbler - 5
Tennessee Warbler - singing male at Ladies' Pavilion
Common Yellowthroat - 7 including 2 males
American Redstart - 15 including 2 adult males
Cape May Warbler - 6 (4 of these in Shakespeare Garden)
Northern Parula - 20 (4 males)
Magnolia Warbler - 15 (6 male, 9 female)
Bay-beasted Warbler - 4 (1 male, 3 female)
Blackburnian Warbler - 2 males Strawberry Fields
Yellow Warbler - 6 (2 male, 4 female)
Chestnut-sided Warbler - female Shakespeare Garden
Blackpoll Warbler - 7 (2 male, 5 female)
Black-throated Blue Warbler - 4 (1 male, 3 female)
Canada Warbler - male east of Warbler Rock (Riviera Hill)
Wilson's Warbler - 2 males - (Warbler Rock & the Point)
Scarlet Tanager - 2 (male & female) Strawberry Fields
Northern Cardinal - residents
Indigo Bunting - male Strawberry Fields

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Wolfgang Demisch @netudiant tweeted a late-in-the-season Prothonotary Warbler at the top of the Azalea Pond at 4:19 PM, a bird subsequently seen by others at locations nearby. See @BirdCentralPark for NY County bird alerts.

Deb Allen
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