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
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 Follow us on twitter @birdingBobNYC & @DAllenNYC