Date: 7/7/18 2:31 pm From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...> Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Sat. July 7, 2018 - Red-breasted Nuthatch, American Redstart & Magnolia Warbler
Central Park NYC Saturday July 7, 2018 Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.
Highlights: Red-breasted Nuthatch, American Redstart & Magnolia Warbler.
Canada Goose - 6 Lake Mallard - 13 (hen with 6 ducklings Upper Lobe, 6 Turtle Pond) Mourning Dove - 4 Chimney Swift - flyovers of lone birds in several locations Herring Gull - 5 (3 flyovers, 2 Reservoir) Great Black-backed Gull - 3 Reservoir Double-crested Cormorant - 2 Reservoir, at least 2 flyovers Red-bellied Woodpecker - Azalea Pond & Mugger's Woods Downy Woodpecker - Shakespeare Garden & Tupelo Field Northern Flicker - pair gill Overlook, lone bird at Summer House Great Crested Flycatcher - slope with persimmons south of Maint. Field Eastern Kingbird - pair at nest with young turtle Pond Warbling Vireo - singing at Oak Bridge, Maintenance Field & Warbler Rock Blue Jay - 4 Barn Swallow - at least 8 Red-breasted Nuthatch - molting adult Pinetum (Ryan Serio) White-breasted Nuthatch - east Mugger's Woods (Peter Haskel & Ryan Serio) American Robin - many, newly fledged bird perched low at Swampy Pin Oak Gray Catbird - several singing, adult carrying food near nest Swampy Pin Oak Cedar Waxwing - adult & nestlings Shakespeare Garden White-throated Sparrow - 2 in Ramble Baltimore Oriole - family of 3 Swampy Pin Oak (Ryan Serio), ad. male Warbler Rock Red-winged Blackbird - 3 (2 males & female Turtle Pond) Common Grackle - 14 including 2 at Turtle Pond nest American Redstart - 2 females (Tupelo field & Iphigene's Walk) Magnolia Warbler - molting ad. male with inch-long tail feathers Iphigene's Walk Northern Cardinal - 7 including male feeding fledgling Upper Lobe
As we were leaving the park we saw Anne Shanahan, who told us the young Red-tailed Hawks have been perching on 5th Avenue buildings in the mid-70s.
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