Date: 11/8/19 3:03 pm
From: Deborah Allen <dallenyc...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Fri. Nov. 8, 2019: Black-throated Blue Warbler, Common Raven, Turkey Vulture, Field Sparrow
Central Park NYC
Friday, November 8, 2019
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.

Highlights: Black-throated Blue Warbler, Common Raven, Turkey Vulture, Field & Fox Sparrows.


Canada Goose - 30+
Northern Shoveler - 79 (4 Harlem Meer, 75 Reservoir)
Gadwall - 8 (Pool & Harlem Meer)
Mallard - 70+
Bufflehead - 3 (2 males, 1 female) Reservoir
Hooded Merganser - 2 males Reservoir
Ruddy Duck - 15 (5 Harlem Meer, 10 Reservoir)
Mourning Dove - 3
American Coot - 59th Street Pond (Deb - after lunch)
Ring-billed Gull - 10 Reservoir
Herring Gull - 7 Reservoir & flyovers
Great Black-backed Gull - 2 Reservoir
Double-crested Cormorant - 15 Reservoir
Turkey Vulture - 6 flyovers
Red-tailed Hawk - 2 adults (2 over 5th Ave & 2 over Great Hill)
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 3
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 2 adult males North Woods just west of Harlem Meer
Downy Woodpecker - 1 North Woods
Northern Flicker - 2 (Wildflower Meadow, Propagation Area)
Blue Jay - 4
American Crow - flock of 8
Common Raven - 2 low over Great Hill (one over Wildflower Meadow earlier)
Brown Creeper - along the Loch
Carolina Wren - heard Conservatory Garden
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 1 south side of the Loch
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - a dozen
Hermit Thrush - 4
American Robin - 25
Gray Catbird - 1 north side of Loch
Northern Mockingbird - Conservatory Garden
House Finch - 2 Propagation Area
American Goldfinch - 1 Wildflower Meadow
Chipping Sparrow - 5 Wildflower Meadow
Field Sparrow - 2 (Great Hill & Wildflower Meadow)
Fox Sparrow - 1 Loch
Song Sparrow - 5
Swamp Sparrow - 2 (Loch & Harlem Meer)
White-throated Sparrow - around 75
Dark-eyed Junco - around 25
Eastern Towhee - 4
Common Grackle - 40 in 3 or 4 small flocks
Black-throated Blue Warbler - male Conservatory Garden
Northern Cardinal - 4
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Tom Perlman reported 4 Eastern Bluebirds at the Propagation Area close to the Conservatory Garden.

Ed Gaillard @EdwardGaillard ran the table today tweeting a Yellow-breasted Chat at the Dene Slope and a Palm Warbler at the King of Poland.

For Manhattan bird news see the twitter alert @BirdCentralPark maintained by David Barrett.

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Deb Allen
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