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Checklist S29695231

 
Location
Central Park, New York County, New York, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun May 15, 2016 5:11 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
10 hour(s), 58 minute(s)
Distance:
6.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Adrian Burke
Comments:
N/A
Species
82 species (+4 other taxa) total
17
Canada Goose

Goslings on the Reservoir

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 3 14
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
1
Wood Duck

Female at the Pool

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
12
Gadwall

Six pairs on Turtle Pond, Reservoir, and Harlem Meer

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 6
Female 6
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
64
Mallard

Ducklings on the Harlem Meer

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 4 60
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
1
Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid)

Pool - not apparently 1/2 mallard and 1/2 American black duck, but I believe there was ancestry of both species based on obvious mallard lineage (green in head, white tail) and some American black duck characteristics (no/little white on speculum, dark feathers)

2
Ruddy Duck

Continuing at north end of Reservoir

© Adrian Burke

158
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
49
Mourning Dove
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
1
Common Nighthawk

FOY - Reported bird roosting at south end of Great Hill

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)

© Adrian Burke

25
Chimney Swift
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
2
Spotted Sandpiper

Pond (very early), Lake (early)

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
15
Ring-billed Gull

Reservoir

38
Herring Gull

Reservoir, flyovers

20
Great Black-backed Gull

Reservoir

42
Double-crested Cormorant

Mainly Reservoir, also Turtle Pond, Lake, flyovers

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
3
Great Egret

Turtle Pond, Reservoir, Reservoir Flyover

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Green Heron

In flight north out of the park seen from Blockhouse

4
Black-crowned Night-Heron

Pond, Lake, Turtle Pond, Harlem Meer

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
2
heron sp.

North End flyovers - either great egret or snowy egret (not good looks)

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
1
Turkey Vulture

Northbound flyover over Belvedere Castle

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
1
Osprey

Northbound flyover over Belvedere Castle

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
2
Red-tailed Hawk
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
hawk sp.

High flyover over Belvedere Castle - not osprey, turkey vulture, black vulture, or Accipiter sp.; our impression was bald eagle

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
4
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
4
Downy Woodpecker
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
4
Northern Flicker
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Olive-sided Flycatcher

FOY - reported bird at Ridge Trail in North End

© Adrian Burke

1
pewee sp. (Contopus sp.)

Lake shore as seen from Lower Lobe - eastern wood-pewee or olive-sided flycatcher

1
Least Flycatcher

Turtle Pond dock

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Great Crested Flycatcher

Sheep Meadow southeast corner

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
3
Eastern Kingbird

Strawberry Fields (1), Cherry Hill (3)

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Blue-headed Vireo

Humming Tombstone

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
6
Warbling Vireo
Breeding Code
A Agitated Behavior (Probable)
3
Red-eyed Vireo

Two at Turtle Pond dock with one begging for food

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
15
Blue Jay
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
4
Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Reservoir

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
9
Barn Swallow

Reservoir (8), Lake (1)

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
2
House Wren

Hallett Nature Sanctuary, Compost Area

Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
1
Carolina Wren

Heard only from Bow Bridge

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Summit Rock

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
4
Veery
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
1
Gray-cheeked Thrush

Lifer - North End just west of the Harlem Meer; sang once with final note descending

© Adrian Burke

13
Swainson's Thrush
1
Hermit Thrush

Summit Rock: Crisp-fronted Catharus thrush with thin white eyering, comparatively rufous tail

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
3
Wood Thrush
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
148
American Robin
Breeding Code
NY Nest with Young (Confirmed)
44
Gray Catbird
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
127
European Starling
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
19
Cedar Waxwing

Flock over Balance Rock, two flocks over Belvedere Castle

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
7
House Finch
Breeding Code
S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
1
Chipping Sparrow

NE of Tanner's Spring

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
2
Field Sparrow

Pond, Turtle Pond

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
21
White-throated Sparrow
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Savannah Sparrow

Compost Area again - breeding?

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
3
Song Sparrow
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
3
Lincoln's Sparrow

FOY - was wondering where these were - finely streaked, distinctive-looking sparrows at Hallett Nature Sanctuary, Strawberry Fields, and Oak Bridge

6
Swamp Sparrow
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
2
Eastern Towhee

Female at Strawberry Fields, heard only east of Evodia

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
15
Baltimore Oriole
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
9
Red-winged Blackbird
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)

© Adrian Burke

1
Brown-headed Cowbird

Poland Statue

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
34
Common Grackle
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
12
Ovenbird
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
1
Worm-eating Warbler

Tanner's Spring, brief views

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
10
Northern Waterthrush
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
16
Black-and-white Warbler
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
1
Mourning Warbler

FOY - reported bird at Balcony Bridge, then Oak Bridge

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
29
Common Yellowthroat
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
28
American Redstart
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
3
Cape May Warbler

Adult male at Harlem Meer east end, female NE of Tanner's Spring, female SE Reservoir

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 2
Sex Unknown
22
Northern Parula

Omnipresent - exact count of seen and heard only birds from 59th Street to 110th

19
Magnolia Warbler
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Bay-breasted Warbler

FOY - heard singing, briefly seen at Falconer's Hill, then flew North

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
3
Blackburnian Warbler

Female weather station, adult male Turtle Pond dock, female southeast corner of Reservoir

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 2
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
4
Yellow Warbler

Pond/Hallett Sanctuary, Oven, Harlem Meer

Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
4
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
11
Blackpoll Warbler

FOY - exact count of seen and heard only birds across the park

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 10
Female 1
Sex Unknown
8
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
9
Yellow-rumped Warbler
5
Black-throated Green Warbler
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
5
Canada Warbler
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 5
Female
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
9
Wilson's Warbler

Two at Strawberry Fields, one at the Oven, one at the dock of Turtle Pond, three along the Harlem Meer, others elsewhere (exact count)

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 8
Female 1
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
1
Scarlet Tanager

Warbler Rock

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
22
Northern Cardinal
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
2
Indigo Bunting

Great Hill, North Woods west of Meer

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
139
House Sparrow
Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
 

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