Thursday, April 14, 2005

Prothonotary Warbler!!!

Jackpot! There have been reports from Prospect Park and Forest Park of appearances by that much desired early warbler, the Prothonary, but not Central Park. Today's the day. It appears in Jack Meyer's daily report along with other early migrants, as well as with the not-to-be-scorned bird Regulars.

DATE: Thursday, 14 April 2005
LOCATION: Central Park
OBSERVERS:Jim Hazel (Buffalo visitor), Audry Weintrob, Patty Pike, Kathy von
Hartz, Mary Birchard, Marty Sohmer, Jack Meyer

Double-crested Cormorant (Several, lake.)
Northern Shoveler (A few, lake.)
Bufflehead (2, Turtle Pond.)
Cooper's Hawk (Tupelo tree.)
Mourning Dove
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Ramble.)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (2, Ramble.)
Downy Woodpecker (Ramble.)
Northern Flicker (A few.)
Eastern Phoebe (Tupelo Field.)
Blue Jay
Tree Swallow (Turtle Pond.)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Several, Turtle Pond.)
Barn Swallow (2 or 3, Turtle Pond.)
Black-capped Chickadee (Ramble.)
Tufted Titmouse (Several.)
White-breasted Nuthatch (Ramble.)
Brown Creeper (Ramble.)
Golden-crowned Kinglet (Ramble.)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Several.)
American Robin
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Several, Turtle Pond.)
Pine Warbler (Several.)
Palm Warbler (Several.)
Prothonotary Warbler (Male, moving Point-Willow Rock-Riviera-Bow Bridge,
Louisiana Waterthrush (Lower Lobe.)
Chipping Sparrow (Ramble.)
Song Sparrow (Several.)
White-throated Sparrow (Several.)
Dark-eyed Junco (A few.)
Northern Cardinal
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird (Point.)
American Goldfinch (Several.)