Wednesday, May 13, 2015

May 13 - Central Park

Relatively cool temperatures (at least compared to the last few days) for my Wednesday morning AMNH Central park bird walk group. However, we had some nice birds. The best was a Philadelphia Vireo which I believe was found by Doug Kurz. [UPDATE: The bird was fist seen by Roy Tsao who was birding with Doug.] We heard about it as we were leaving the Point and joined a large mass of birders at the Azalea Pond looking for the bird. It was not seen there and I was headed out with the last diehards of my group well after our official ending time of 9 am when we received word the bird had been refound south of the Tupelo field. We dashed back and got ok views of the bird. Far more cooperative was a nice male Bay-breasted Warbler earlier on the Point. Another good bird was a singing Yellow-throated Vireo by the Belvedere Castle earlier in the walk. Below is the full list of 46 species. I may have missed a couple of species seen by members of the group that I wasn't told about.

Canada Goose
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Egret
Red-tailed Hawk
Herring Gull
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Chimney Swift
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Kingbird (2-3)
Yellow-throated Vireo (see above)
Warbling Vireo (3-4)
Philadelphia Vireo (see above)
Red-eyed Vireo
Blue Jay
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (3)
Barn Swallow (2)
House Wren
American Robin
Gray Catbird
European Starling
Northern Waterthrush
Black-and-white Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
American Redstart
Northern Parula
Magnolia Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler (male on the Point)
Yellow Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Canada Warbler
Scarlet Tanager (4-5; most;y males)
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (male on the Point)
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Baltimore Oriole
House Sparrow

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