Monday, October 10, 2005

It's not quite over

female Redstart bathing
photo by Cal Vornberger
In spite of heavy rain and the lateness of season, seven species of warblers and a few other migrants were still spotted by birders in Central Park yesterday Here is  Phil Jeffrey's e-bird report :

DATE: Sunday, 9th October 2005
LOCATION: Central Park/Ramble
REPORTED BY: Phil Jeffrey

Central Park Birding:

Wood Duck (male in partial eclipse, Turtle Pond)
Red-tailed Hawk
Spotted Sandpiper (Lower Lobe)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Eastern Wood-Pewee (Weather Station)
Black-capped Chickadee (several)
White-breasted Nuthatch
House Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Wood Thrush
Gray Catbird
Brown Thrasher
Northern Parula
Magnolia Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
American Redstart
Wilson's Warbler (Lower Lobe - getting late for this species)
Eastern Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow