Thursday, September 22, 2005

Early Birders have Big Day

Here's Ardith's report of a great couple of hours yesterday morning:

Date: 9/21/2005
Site: Central Park
Observers: "Early Birders": Marie Winn, Irene Warshauer, John Holland, Joyce Hyon,
Eleanor Tauber, Deborah McMillan, Mary Birchard, Ardith Bondi
Reported by: Ardith Bondi

Canada Goose
American Kestrel (Flyover, Strawberry Fields)
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Chimney Swift
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Eastern Wood-Pewee (Lower Lobe)
Great Crested Flycatcher (Lower Lobe)
Blue Jay
White-breasted Nuthatch (Lower Lobe and Riviera)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Lower Lobe)
Gray-cheeked Thrush (Riviera, with Mary Birchard)
Swainson's Thrush (Ramble)
Wood Thrush (Ramble)
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Brown Thrasher (Lower Lobe, noon, with Cal Vornberger)
European Starling
Northern Parula
Yellow Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Magnolia Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler (Lower Lobe)
Palm Warbler (on grass opposite Lower Lobe)
Blackpoll Warbler (Lower Lobe)
Black-and-white Warbler
American Redstart
Ovenbird (Ramble)
Northern Waterthrush
Common Yellowthroat
Wilson's Warbler
Song Sparrow (Oven)
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Riviera)
Common Grackle
House Sparrow