Date: 6/7/18 12:34 pm From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...> Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Thu., June 7, 2018 - 4 Species of Wood Warblers, Cedar Waxwings nesting 2 Locations
Central Park NYC Thursday, June 7, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.
Highlights: Yellow & Magnolia Warblers, Northern Parula, American Redstarts. Cedar Waxwings Nesting in Two Locations.
Canada Goose - pair Turtle Pond Wood Duck - male Reservoir Mallard - 6 Turtle Pond Mourning Dove - 10 Chimney Swift - around 20 south side Reservoir & over adjacent bridle path Herring Gull - 12 Reservoir Great Black-backed Gull - 6 Reservoir Double-crested Cormorant - 8 Reservoir Great Egret - Turtle Pond Black-crowned Night-Heron - flyover Turtle Pond (6 Black-crowned Night-Herons reported at the Pond) Red-bellied Woodpecker - male excavating between Summer House & Laupot Bridge Downy Woodpecker - male Swampy Pin Oak Northern Flicker - male of pair Gill Overlook Great Crested Flycatcher - individual seen at several locations Eastern Kingbird - pair with nest Turtle Pond Warbling Vireo - 2 pairs (Turtle Pond Dock & Maintenance Field) Red-eyed Vireo - 3 (2 SW Reservoir, 1 heard in Ramble) Blue Jay - 2 in Ramble Tree Swallow - 2 Reservoir Northern Rough-winged Swallow - 2 Reservoir Barn Swallow - 10 Reservoir American Robin - residents Gray Catbird - pairs in several locations Cedar Waxwing - 2 nesting pairs in Willow Oaks (Turtle Pond & Shakespeare Garden) House Finch - 2 Bald Cypress Turtle Pond Dock Baltimore Oriole - nest north end of Maintenance Field Red-winged Blackbird - 3 to 5 males (locations bet. Turtle Pond & Oven) Brown-headed Cowbird - male heard in Ramble Common Grackle - at least 2 pairs feeding fledged young south side Reservoir American Redstart - 5 or 6 (at least 2 imm. males singing, no adult males) Northern Parula - female Mugger's Woods Magnolia Warbler - female Mugger's Woods Yellow Warbler - SW Reservoir Northern Cardinal - residents
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