Date: 6/3/18 3:21 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Sun., June 3, 2018 - American Redstarts & Magnolia Warblers, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Central Park NYC
Sunday, June 3, 2018
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.

Highlights on a cool and cloudy day: American Redstarts & Magnolia Warblers, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, nesting Cedar Waxwings.

Canada Goose - pair Turtle Pond, others on Reservoir
Mallard - 18 (15 Reservoir, 3 Turtle Pond)
Mourning Dove - residents including juvenile in Shakespeare Garden
Chimney Swift - around 20 at the Reservoir at 7am
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - female Summer House
Herring Gull - 41 Reservoir & flyovers
Great Black-backed Gull - 8 Reservoir
Double-crested Cormornant - 9 Reservoir & flyover
Black-crowned Night-Heron - flying from Riviera to the Point (Peter Haskel)
Red-tailed Hawk - flyover
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 2 males (Swampy Pin Oak & Summer House)
Downy woodpecker - heard
Northern Flicker - pair Gill Overlook (starlings apparently done with the tree)
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - in Honeylocust at Upper Lobe
Great Crested Flycatcher - 3 (2 Tupelo Field, 1 Ramble & Upper Lobe)
Eastern Kingbird - pair with nest at Turtle Pond
Warbling Vireo - 4
Red-eyed Vireo - the Point
Blue Jay - residents
Tree Swallow - Reservoir 7am
Barn Swallow - 2 Reservoir 7 am
Black-capped Chickadee - singing Shakespeare Garden
American Robin - residents with several juveniles around
Gray Catbird - residents in many locations
Cedar Waxwings - small flocks of 4 to 8 birds, pair with nest Shakespeare Garden
House Finch - 2 males Gill Overlook
Baltimore Oriole - 4 including female at Maintenance Field nest
Red-winged Blackbird - singing male Oven
Brown-headed Cowbird - 3 (male & 2 females)
Common Grackle - residents
American Redstart - 6 or 7 (no adult males)
Magnolia Warbler - 2 (female Upper Lobe, first-spring male Warbler Rock)
Northern Cardinal - residents

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Sandra Critelli reported 3 more Black-crowned Night-Herons and a Great Egret at the Pond (59th St.) this afternoon.

Deb Allen
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