Date: 5/31/18 5:26 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Thurs., May 31, 2018 - Blackpoll & Northern Parula Warblers, Green Heron, nesting E. Kingbirds
Central Park NYC
Thursday, May 31, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.

Highlights: A slow day with some rain/drizzle and two species of Wood Warblers - Northern Parula and Blackpoll Warbler, nesting Eastern Kingbirds, and a Green Heron at Turtle Pond.

Canada Goose - 5 goslings at the south side of the Reservoir
Mallard - 10
Herring Gull - 6 Reservoir
Great Black-backed Gull - 8 Reservoir
Great Egret - LakeGreen Heron - Turtle Pond
Black-crowned Night-heron - 2 flyovers heading south
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 2 pairs (Oven and summer House)
Downy Woodpecker - male in Ramble
Northern Flicker - 3 (2 males Summer House, female drinking at the Oven)
Great Crested Flycatcher - 3 (pair in Ramble, 1 Upper Lobe)
Eastern Kingbird - pair nesting at Turtle Pond
Warbling Vireo - 2 pairs (Upper Lobe & Turtle Pond Dock)
Blue Jay - Oven
Barn Swallow - 4 Reservoir
White-breasted Nuthatch - Chez Armando (top of the Oven)
American Robin - residents
Gray Catbird - pairs in Ramble & Upper Lobe
House Finch - 3 Turtle Pond Dock
Baltimore Oriole - 3 (female in nest at Maintenance Field, pair Upper Lobe)
Red-winged Blackbird - 4 (2 males Turtle Pond, adult male Ramble, first-spring male Oven)
Brown-headed Cowbird - female Upper Lobe
Common Grackle - 8 Oven
Northern Parula - female Gill Overlook
Blackpoll Warbler - 2 females (Gill Overlook, turtle Pond Dock)
Northern Cardinal - residents
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On Wednesday May 30) Bob saw three Northern Rough-winged Swallows at the south side of the Reservoir.

Deb Allen
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