Date: 5/25/18 8:18 am
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Thu., May 24, 2018 - 12 Species of Wood Warblers incl. Mourning Warbler
Central Park NYC
Thursday, May 24, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.

Highlights: 12 Species of Wood Warblers including Mourning Warbler. A Common Nighthawk (continuing female) chased by an Eastern Kingbird, a late Field Sparrow, and a continuing Green Heron.

Canada Goose - 4 (2 flyovers, 2 Turtle Pond/Great Lawn)
Mallard - 5 Turtle Pond
Mourning Dove - 9 Evodia Field feeders

Common Nighthawk - female feeding over East Drive & Turtle Pond, chased by Turtle Pond resident E. Kingbird (Bob - 5:15am), roosting later at Maintenance Field.

Chimney Swift - 6 over Turtle Pond, one chased by the resident Eastern Kingbird (Bob - 5:15am)

Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 1 or 2 females (Summer House & Laupot Bridge)
Herring Gull - flyovers
Double-crested cormorant - 5 flyovers
Green Heron - Upper Lobe
Black-crowned Night-Heron - 2 Turtle Pond (5 others 59 St. Pond (S. Critelli))
Red-tailed Hawk - adult East 74th Street
Red-bellied Woodpecker - pair at Tupelo Field
Downy Woodpecker - pair at Oak Bridge
Northern Flicker - 2 (female Upper Lobe, male Warbler Rock)
Eastern Wood-Pewee - 3 heard in Ramble
Empidonax Flycatcher
Great Crested Flycatcher - pair Oak Bridge to Warbler Rock
Eastern Kingbird - 2 Turtle Pond (see Common Nighthawk & Chimney Swift)
Warbling Vireo - 4 (pair Turtle Pond, pair Oak Bridge)
Red-eyed Vireo - 5
Blue Jay - pair collecting nesting material Turtle Pond (Bob - 5:15am)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - 2 Turtle Pond (Bob - 5:15am)
Barn Swallow - 4 Turtle Pond (Bob - 5:15 am)
White-breasted Nuthatch - Evodia Field feeders
House Wren - Shakespeare Garden
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - Upper Lobe
Veery - singing in Ramble
Swainson's Thrush - 3
American Robin - residents, many nesting, juvenile at Tanner's Spring (Deb)
Gray Catbird - pairs in Ramble
Northern Mockingbird - Tupelo Field (1pm Deb with Ethan Goodman)
Cedar Waxwing - a dozen flyovers
American Goldfinch - 2 females Upper Lobe

Field Sparrow - Tanner's Spring (Deb 3:37pm), late for Central Park, not a record date

Baltimore Oriole - 4 pairs in the Ramble
Red-winged Blackbird - 3 (2 males Turtle Pond, male bathing at Oven (Deb))
Common Grackle - 5Ovenbird - 1 in Ramble
Northern Waterthrush - 2 (Swampy Pin Oak & Upper Lobe)
Black-and-white Warbler - 5 (4 females, 1 first-spring male)
Mourning Warbler - prob. first-spring male giving partial songs Swedish Cottage
Common Yellowthroat - 3 females
American Redstart - 7 (females and immature males)
Northern Parula - 8 (2 males, 6 females)
Magnolia Warbler - 8 (2 males, 6 females)
Yellow Warbler - 7 (2 males, 5 females)
Chestnut-sided Warbler - 2 females (Swampy Pin Oak & Shakespeare Garden)
Blackpoll Warbler - 13 (3 males, 10 females)
Black-throated Blue Warbler - 3 females
Scarlet Tanager - female Tanner's Spring (Deb 4:26pm)
Northern Cardinal - residents, nest in Shakespeare Garden appears abandoned
Indigo Bunting - male Tanner's Spring (Deb around 3:40pm & later)

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