Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Nesting goes on and so does the spring migration

Photo by Murray Head -- April 22, 2008

Nesting is going on throughout the park, and the spring migration accelerates.

Joe DiCostanzo led an American Museum of Natural History bird walk in the Ramble this morning and sent a report of the highlights to ebirds:.

Least Flycatcher - south side of Tupelo Meadow
Blue-headed Vireo - several singing in various places around the Ramble
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - male singing at the Oven
Nashville Warbler - one singing se of Tupelo
Yellow-rumped Warbler - all over
Palm Warbler - se of Tupelo
Black-and-white Warbler - scattered individuals throughout Ramble
Northern Waterthrush - Oven
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - male north of The Point

in addition:

Peter Post, a great Central Park birder, reported a male Cape May Warbler in
Strawberry Fields this morning.