Date: 5/22/18 1:14 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Tues., May 22, 2018 - 15 Species of Wood Warblers, Philadelphia Vireo, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Central Park NYC
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob

Highlights: 15 Species of Wood Warblers including Blackburnian and Bay-breasted Warblers, Philadelphia Vireo, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, and Green Heron.


Canada Goose - 4 (2 Turtle Pond, 2 Great Lawn)
Wood Duck - male Reservoir
Gadwall - pair Reservoir
Mallard - 5 (3 Turtle Pond, 2 Reservoir)
Mourning Dove - 4 or 5
Chimney Swift - 4 over Turtle Pond
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 2 females in the Ramble
Herring Gull - 5 Reservoir
Great Black-backed Gull - 1 Reservoir
Double-crested Cormorant - 13 (11 Reservoir, 2 Turtle Pond)
Green Heron - north end of the Upper Lobe (David Barrett)
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 2 males (west side of Great Lawn & the Point)
Downy Woodpecker - 2 males (Ramble & Upper Lobe)
Eastern Wood-Pewee - 2 heard in Ramble
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - SW Great Lawn
Great Crested Flycatcher - heard in Ramble
Eastern Kingbird - 2 Turtle Pond
Philadelphia Vireo - SW Reservoir (David Barrett)
Warbling Vireo - pair Turtle Pond Dock
Red-eyed Vireo - 5 to 10 various locations
Blue Jay - residents (silent during nesting season)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - turtle Pond
Barn Swallow - 7 (2 Turtle Pond, 5 Reservoir)
Veery - 2 Ramble
Swainson's Thrush - 3 Ramble
American Robin - residents
Gray Catbird - 4 pairs (Turtle Pond & Ramble)
Cedar Waxwing - 5 over Turtle Pond
House Finch - 3 in Bald Cypress at Turtle Pond Dock
Baltimore Oriole - 3 pairs (Turtle Pond, Gill Overlook, the Point)
Red-winged Blackbird - 2 males (Ramble & Turtle Pond)
Brown-headed Cowbird - 2 females in the Ramble
Common Grackle - 5 (2 male, 3 female) Turtle Pond
Ovenbird - heard only in Ramble
orthern Waterthrush - 2 (Ramble & Upper Lobe)
Black-and-white Warbler - 4, all females on the Point
Common Yellowthroat - 6 (1 male, 5 female)
American Redstart - 15 or 16 (adult male, 4 or 5 immature males, 10 females)
Northern Parula - 14 (2 male, 12 female)
Magnolia Warbler - 16 (4 male, 12 female)
Bay-breasted Warbler - 3 females SW Reservoir (Bob - early)
Blackburnian Warbler - female SW Great Lawn
Yellow Warbler - 6 (3 male, 3 female)
Chestnut-sided Warbler - first-spring male SW Reservoir
Blackpoll Warbler - 25 (10 male, 15 female)
Black-throated Blue Warbler - female top of the Point
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 3 SW Reservoir
Canada Warbler - male in Pinetum (Peter Haskel)
Northern Cardinal - residents
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - male SW Great Lawn (Peter Haskel)

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Cliff Swallow was reported from the SE Reservoir by @Adrianb70B on twitter.

Mourning Warbler was reported from three locations: the Bridle Path south of the Reservoir, the Gill in the Ramble, and the Upper Lobe Lawn.

See @BirdCentralPark, maintained by David Barrett, for the relevant tweets on the Mourning Warbler, Cliff Swallow and many other birds seen in Central Park today.


Deb Allen
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