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.

Deb Allen
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