Tuesday, June 5, 2018

May 23 - Central Park

I am very late getting this post up. May 23 was my final Wednesday morning Central Park walk of the season. From 9:00 to 11:00 am we recorded 43 species, listed below. Species recorded on the 7:00 to 8:45 scouting walk on not on the regular walk are listed following this list. One highlight of the walk were the blooming yellow lady's slipper. A cumulative total for the species recorded on the spring Wednesday walks can be found here.


Mallard
Double-crested Cormorant
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Herring Gull
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Common Nighthawk
Chimney Swift
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Great Crested Flycatcher
Blue-headed Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Blue Jay
Fish Crow
Barn Swallow
White-breasted Nuthatch
Swainson's Thrush
American Robin
Gray Catbird
European Starling
Ovenbird
Northern Waterthrush
Black-and-white Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
American Redstart
Northern Parula
Magnolia Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Canada Warbler
Eastern Towhee
White-throated Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Baltimore Oriole
House Finch
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow

Ten species were recorded on the scouting walk: Canada Goose, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Double-crested Cormorant, Herring Gull, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Blue-headed Vireo, Fish Crow, White-breasted Nuthatch, Black-and-white Warbler and a late White-throated Sparrow.

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