Friday, April 22, 2016

April 21 - Central Park - disappointing

A lovely morning with southerly winds and surprisingly few birds around for my Thursday AMNH bird walk group. We did, however, pick up our first vireo of the spring. The full list of thirty species below.

Canada Goose
Northern Shoveler (1 male on the Upper Lobe)
Double-crested Cormorant (the Lake)
Red-tailed Hawk (1, going into its apparent nest on Central Park West)
Herring Gull
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Belted Kingfisher (1, Turtle Pond)
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Blue-headed Vireo (1, Turtle Pond)
Blue Jay
Tufted Titmouse (calling individuals all around the Ramble)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (scattered all around the Ramble; many of the males displaying)
Hermit Thrush
American Robin
European Starling
Yellow-rumped Warbler (scattered individuals)
Eastern Towhee (calling birds)
Song Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow (1, Azalea Pond)
White-throated Sparrow (many singing birds)
Northern Cardinal
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
House Finch (feeders)
American Goldfinch (near Azalea Pond)
House Sparrow

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