Date: 11/2/19 4:17 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Sat. Nov. 2, 2019: Purple Gallinule, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Hooded Merganser
Central Park NYC
Saturday, November 2, 2019
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.

Highlights: Purple Gallinule (2nd Central Park Record), Yellow-rumped Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Hooded Merganser (FOS), Blue-headed Vireo.

Canada Goose - 9
Wood Duck - flyover Sparrow Rock
Northern Shoveler - 68 Reservoir
Mallard - 18
Bufflehead - 6 (3 male, 3 female) SE Reservoir
Hooded Merganser - 2 males (Reservoir & Turtle Pond (Deb) - first-of-season
Ruddy Duck - 3 Reservoir
Mourning Dove - 3 to 5
Purple Gallinule - imm. Turtle Pond spotted by Michele Knoernschild (2nd Central Park Record)*
Ring-billed Gull - around 20 Reservoir
Herring Gull - around 20 including flyovers
Great Black-backed Gull - 3 Reservoir
Double-crested Cormorant - 2 (Lake & Reservoir)
Cooper's Hawk - 2 imm. males (Sparrow Rock (David Barrett), Pinetum (Bill Perro))
Red-tailed Hawk - 2 adult flyovers (Tupelo Field & Turtle Pond)
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 4
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 4
Downy Woodpecker 2 (Tupelo Field & Ramble)
Northern Flicker - 3
Peregrine Falcon - adult female flyover Turtle Pond
Eastern Phoebe - 3 (Castle, Maintenance Field, Pinetum)
Blue-headed Vireo - Maintenance Field (Sandra Critelli)
Blue Jay - 6
American Crow - 3 flying over together Turtle Pond
White-breasted Nuthatch - 2 (Tupelo Field & Ramble)
House Wren - Tupelo Field
Winter Wren - 1 between Maintenance Field & Tupelo Field
Carolina Wren - 3 or 4 (pair Castle, 1 Tupelo Field, 1 Humming Tombstone)
Golden-corwned Kinglet - 15-20
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 5-10
Hermit Thrush - 10
American Robin - 100-150
Gray Catbird - 1 Sparrow Rock (David Barrett)
Northern Mockingbird - 1 Cedar Hill (Bob & Deb)
American Goldfinch - 1 female Shakespeare Garden
Chipping Sparrow - 10
Song Sparrow - 20
Swamp Sparrow - 2 Turtle Pond
White-throated Sparrow - 500+
Dark-eyed Junco - 15-20
Eastern Towhee - 3 or 4
Common Yellowthroat - male Turtle Pond
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 2 (Oven & Pinetum)
Northern Cardinal - 4 or 5

*Tweeted by Michelle @mydailyplate on the Manhattan Bird Alert @BirdCentralPark maintained by David Barrett. The first Central Park record was in 1928.

Deb Allen
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P. S. The Sarah Elliott tree, a.k.a. Black Tupelo/Sour Gum in Tupelo Field is in peak fall color.




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