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Checklist S45933516

 
Location
Central Park, New York County, New York, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue May 22, 2018 6:25 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
8 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
8.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Adrian Burke
Comments:
N/A
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.36
Species
65 species (+7 other taxa) total
28
Canada Goose
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
1
Wood Duck

Reservoir

4
Gadwall

Pair on Reservoir, Pair at the Pool

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 2
Sex Unknown
28
Mallard
2
Mallard (Domestic type)

Lake

100
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
11
Mourning Dove
Breeding Code
CN Carrying Nesting Material (Confirmed)
1
Common Nighthawk

Continuing in oak at Maintenance Meadow

30
Chimney Swift
1
American Coot (Red-shielded)

Northwest shore of Reservoir - duck-like bird, all slate-gray plumage, white bill the shape of a thin cylinder with white extending into face and forehead, red spot at top of this white on forehead, diving underwater to forage

2
shorebird sp.

Reservoir - seen from distance in flight - very stiff wingbeats with wings not drawn fully into body, typical of shorebirds but seemingly most distinct in Spotted Sandpiper, which these most likely were, but no field marks discerned from the distance and I couldn't even see them when they landed

5
Ring-billed Gull
40
Herring Gull
40
Great Black-backed Gull
Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
18
Double-crested Cormorant
2
Great Egret

Reservoir flyover, Harlem Meer

1
Black-crowned Night-Heron

Harlem Meer island

1
Red-tailed Hawk
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
2
Red-bellied Woodpecker
3
Downy Woodpecker
1
Peregrine Falcon

On usual building on Central Park West and 62nd Street

Breeding Code
UN Used Nest (enter 0 if no birds seen) (Confirmed)
5
Eastern Wood-Pewee
3
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

FOY - Azalea Pond, southwest corner of Reservoir/Bridle Path, and Pin Oak west of tennis courts - silent - chubby Empidonax with bold whitish eyering, yellowish color overall, including dusky pale yellow on throat, breast, and belly; very little contrast between throat and face

1
Willow Flycatcher

Singing "fitz bew" loudly and clearly from exposed perch on Cherry Hill, clearly two parted and not slurred together like Alder Flycatcher - not sure why this is flagged, late?

1
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)

Silent Empidonax in Wildflower meadow, perching low over herbaceous plants - no or very minute eyering, greenish gray upperparts with off-white underparts, contrast between face and throat, short/mid sized primary projection

1
Least Flycatcher

Heard singing at Cherry Hill

2
Great Crested Flycatcher

Pinetum, North Woods

1
Eastern Kingbird

Heard from around Swampy Pin Oak

9
Warbling Vireo (Eastern)
22
Red-eyed Vireo
14
Blue Jay
1
crow sp.

In flight near Reservoir

4
Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Two each at the south end and north end of Reservoir

3
Tree Swallow

Reservoir North End - 2 males one female

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 1
Sex Unknown
25
Barn Swallow

Reservoir, mostly over land to the north and south of it

1
Cliff Swallow

First seen with swallows and swifts flying around the bridle path at the southeast end of the Reservoir, later seen over - square-tailed swallow with buffy/rusty rump, buffy forehead, dark upperparts, dark throat, and off-white breast and belly - my first in Central Park and Manhattan

2
Veery
1
Gray-cheeked/Bicknell's Thrush

Silent

19
Swainson's Thrush

Many singing softly

2
Wood Thrush

North Woods - seen well on the path, another singing

150
American Robin
Breeding Code
S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
19
Gray Catbird
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
100
European Starling
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
65
Cedar Waxwing

Several flocks throughout the park usually of 10-20 birds, plus a few heard only flocks/individuals and a single bird - three flocks moving south along Reservoir

1
House Finch
2
Song Sparrow
1
Lincoln's Sparrow

FOY - wood chip path area north of Azalea Pond

8
Baltimore Oriole
Breeding Code
S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
5
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)

Lake (2), Turtle Pond, Harlem Meer (2)

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 5
Female
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
7
Brown-headed Cowbird
Breeding Code
C Courtship, Display, or Copulation (Probable)
18
Common Grackle
Breeding Code
CN Carrying Nesting Material (Confirmed)
2
Common Grackle (Purple)
3
Common Grackle (Bronzed)
3
Ovenbird
1
Northern Waterthrush

Singing from Gill

4
Black-and-white Warbler
17
Common Yellowthroat
29
American Redstart
8
Northern Parula
19
Magnolia Warbler
4
Bay-breasted Warbler

Southwest shore Reservoir/Bridle Path (2), Pinetum (1), north shore Reservoir (1)

1
Blackburnian Warbler

Female in Pin Oak west side of tennis courts

6
Yellow Warbler
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
2
Chestnut-sided Warbler
70
Blackpoll Warbler

Absolutely everywhere today - at least one singing male heard from pretty much any location I stopped to bird at, as well as some while walking between - most abundant in trees on south shore of Reservoir/Bridle Path, where every tree seemed to have at least three - many females seen in addition to males heard and seen - exact count in most places but a very conservative estimate at the S Reservoir/Bridle Path area

5
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 4
Sex Unknown
2
Black-throated Green Warbler
10
Canada Warbler
1
Scarlet Tanager
12
Northern Cardinal
Breeding Code
S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
100
House Sparrow
 

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