Date: 5/23/18 12:11 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Weds., May 23, 2018 - Mourning Warbler & 16 other Species of Wood Warblers, Common Nightlawk
Central Park NYC
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.

Highlights: 17 Species of Wood Warblers including Mourning Warbler, continuing Common Nighthawk and Green Heron.

Canada Goose - 5 (1 Reservoir, 4 Great Lawn) & flyovers
Mallard - 6
Mourning Dove - 5
Common Nighthawk - north end Maintenance field (continuing bird)
Chimney Swift - a dozen at the Reservoir
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 2 females (1 Shakespeare Garden, 1 ranging from Gill Overlook to Summer House)
Herring Gull - 5 Reservoir
Great Black-backed Gull - 3 Reservoir
Double-crested Cormorant - 11 (8 Reservoir, 3 Turtle Pond)
Green Heron - Upper Lobe
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Upper Lobe
Red-bellied Woodpecker - male Gill Overlook area (female may be on eggs)
Downy Woodpecker - 2 Upper Lobe, chasing each other
Northern Flicker - male Gill Overlook to Summer House (female may be on eggs)
Eastern Wood-Pewee - several heard in Ramble (Carine Mitchell)
Great Crested Flycatcher - pair Summer House to Gill Overlook (not nesting yet)
Eastern Kingbird - pair Turtle Pond
Warbling Vireo - pair continues at Turtle Pond Dock
Red-eyed Vireo - 8
Blue Jay - residents
Barn Swallow - 6 Reservoir
Swainson's Thrush - 3
American Robin - residents
Gray Catbird - several pairs in Ramble (Warbler Rock, Gill Overlook, Shakespeare Garden, etc.)
Cedar Waxwing - pair collecting nesting material Willow Oak Turtle Pond Dock
House Finch - male Bald Cypress Turtle Pond Dock
Eastern Towhee - female between Gill Overlook & Summer House (lone bird, not nesting)
White-throated Sparrow - Warbler Rock
Baltimore Oriole - 4 pairs (Turtle Pond, Gill Overlook, 2 pairs Warbler Rock)
Red-winged Blackbird - 2 (adult male and first-spring male) Turtle Pond
Common Grackle - 5 (Turtle Pond incl. female on nest in Willow Oak)
Ovenbird - Riviera Hill
Northern Waterthrush - 3
Black-and-white Warbler - 2 (first-spring male Warbler Rock, female Point)
Nashville Warbler - male Tupelo Field
Mourning Warbler - male Shakespeare Garden
Common Yellowthroat - 5 (4 female, 1 male)
American Redstart - 18 (1 adult male, 12 females, 5 immature males)
Northern Parula - 21 (3 male, 18 female)
Magnolia Warbler - 15 (3 male, 12 female)
Blackburnian Warbler - female Tupelo Field (David Barrett)
Yellow Warbler - 7 (2 male, 5 female)
Chestnut-sided Warbler - 2 adult males (Upper Lobe & Tupelo Field)
Blapckpoll Warbler - 25 (5 male, 20 female)
Black-throated Green Warbler - adult male Turtle Pond Dock
Canada Warbler - 2 (male Riviera Hill, female Point)
Wilson's Warbler - male end of the Point
Northern Cardinal - residents

Deb Allen
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