Date: 7/1/18 12:48 pm From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...> Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Sun. July 1, 2018 - Magnolia Warbler, White-throated Sparrows, Wood Duck & Nesting Birds
Central Park NYC Sunday July 1, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights on a hot and humid morning: Magnolia Warbler, White-throated Sparrows, Wood Duck & Nesting Birds.
Canada Goose - 10 (5 on the Lake, 5 at the Pond) Wood Duck - male in eclipse (alternate) plumage at the Pond Mallard - 35+ (several Turtle Pond incl. female with lone duckling in tow, 32 at the Pond) Mourning Dove - 6 including older juvenile at Turtle Pond Chimney Swift Herring Gull - flyovers Double-crested Cormorant -2 (adult near Bow Bridge, immature bird at Upper Lobe) Black-crowned Night-Heron - 2 or 3 (adult Upper Lobe, imm. at the Pond, another reported at the Oven (Tom Walsh)) Red-bellied Woodpecker - 2 males (Balancing Rock, Azalea Pond) Downy Woodpecker - heard in two locations Northern Flicker - pair Gill Overlook Eastern Kingbird - pair Turtle Pond (female on nest) Warbling Vireo - 3 Blue Jay - 5 or 6 including 2 older juveniles at Laupot Bridge Barn Swallow - 2 over Maintenance Field White-breasted Nuthatch - Tupelo Field American Robin - several nests with young Gray Catbird - individuals & pairs in many locations European Starling - flock of around 20 juveniles outside the Boathouse Cafe at lunchtime Cedar Waxwing - low numbers, but a nest with young in Shakespeare Garden & an adult on a nest at Maintenance Field Song Sparrow - singing at the Pond White-throated Sparrow - 2 between Mugger's Wood & Azalea Pond Baltimore Oriole - female at the Oven Red-winged Blackbird - 2 males & a female Turtle Pond Common Grackle - many locations, adult feeding a juvenile at the Pond Magnolia Warbler - male migrant Northern Cardinal - summer residents
Ed Gaillard reported two juvenile Red-tailed Hawks north of the Met Museum late this morning via the Manhattan Bird Alert (@BirdCentralPark) on twitter.
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