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.

Deb Allen
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