Tuesday, September 23, 2014

September 23 - Central Park

Until the end of October I will also be doing Central Park walks on Tuesday and Friday mornings in addition to my regular Wednesday and Thursday morning walks. This morning was a beautiful, cool morning for the first full day of fall. It was the most birds I have had in Central so far this fall.

Canada Goose (a few on the Lake as usual)
Broad-winged Hawk (1, being chased by Blue Jays north of the Point)
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Chimney Swift (small numbers overhead)
Ruby-throated Hummingbird (at least 3 feeding at Jewelweed in various places)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (2, immatures at the base of the Point)
Northern Flicker (30 - 40 overhead, mostly flying north)
Eastern Phoebe (along the Gill)
Red-eyed Vireo (Maintenance Meadow)
Blue Jay
American Crow
Carolina Wren (heard near the Gill)
House Wren (2, Maintenance Meadow and Willow Rock)
Swainson's Thrush (2, Maintenance Meadow and Willow Rock)
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Brown Thrasher (2, Maintenance Meadow and Willow Rock)
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing (Maintenance Meadow)
Ovenbird (Hernshead)
Black-and-white Warbler (west of Willow Rock)
Common Yellowthroat
American Redstart
Magnolia Warbler (scattered individuals around Ramble)
Chestnut-sided Warbler (2, Belvedere and north of the Gill)
Blackpoll Warbler (Hernshead)
Black-throated Blue Warbler (female aat the Upper Lobe bridge; male in the Ramble)
Palm Warbler (2, Upper Lobe)
Wilson's Warbler (1, the Point)
Swamp Sparrow (1, Maintenance Meadow)
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (2, Maintenance Meadow)
Common Grackle
House Sparrow

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