Date: 10/25/19 12:55 pm From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...> Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park, NYC - Fri. Oct. 25, 2019: 5 Species of Wood Warblers, Field & White-crowned Sparrows, Waterfowl
Central Park, NYC Friday October 25, 2019 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.
Highlights for the North End & Reservoir: American Redstart, Wilson's, Black-throated Blue, Cape May and Yellow-rumped Warblers, Field & White-crowned Sparrows, and an increase in Waterfowl.
Canada Goose - around 30 Wood Duck - 3 (2 male, 1 female) at the Pool Northern Shoveler - 50 (Reservoir & Harlem Meer) Gadwall - 14 (Pool & Reservoir) Mallard - around 70 Ruddy Duck - around 35 (Reservoir & Harlem Meer) Ring-billed Gull - 70 reservoir Herring Gull 5 Double-crested Cormorant - 5 (Reservoir & Flyovers) Cooper's Hawk - immature (Will Papp) west side of the Wildflower Meadow Red-tailed Hawk - 4 over the east side (Bob - early) Red-bellied Woodpecker - 5 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 5 Downy Woodpecker - 3 Northern Flicker - 3 Eastern Phoebe - 3 Blue Jay - 10 American Crow - around 30 on the North Meadow Ball Fields House Wren - 1 wildflower Meadow Winter Wren - 2 - along the Loch Carolina Wren - 1 Propagation Area golden-crowned Kinglet - 8 around the Pool Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 35 Hermit Thrush - 4 American Robin - around 30 Gray Catbird - 4 Northern Mockingbird - 2 (Conservatory Garden & Great Hill) Cedar Waxwing - flock of 8 (fly by) House Finch - 6 Chipping Sparrow - 40 Field Sparrow - 1 Propagation Area Song Sparrow - around 40 Swamp sparrow - 5 White-crowned Sparrow - immature Propagation Area White-throated Sparrow - 50+ Dark-eyed Junco - 30 Eastern Towhee - 5 Common Grackle - 10 American Redstart - 1 female/immature west side of Wildflower Meadow Cape May Warbler - Great Hill in Siberian Elm (Vicki Seabrook) Black-throated Blue Warbler - female Loch Yellow-rumped Warbler - 20 Wilson's Warbler - 1 (female or immature) west side of the Pool Northern Cardinal - 5
A small mostly green parrot (conure?) was seen at the SE corner of the Harlem Meer.
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