Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Today's birds + PS at 12:44pm

Eastern Wood Pewee - Photo by Lloyd Spitalnik -

David Barrett reports:

Starr Saphir's walk in the Central Park Ramble this morning had 45 species including 11 warblers, with these highlights:

Osprey (flyover)
Eastern Wood-Pewee (north of Hernshead)
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (Upper Lobe)
Great Crested Flycatcher 
White-eyed Vireo (heard from Maintenance Meadow, FOS for the Park)
Philadelphia Vireo (between Azalea and Maintenance Meadow)
Red-breasted Nuthatch (heard, near 80th and CPW)
Swainson's Thrush (Maintenance Meadow)
Worm-eating Warbler (Upper Lobe)
Tennessee Warbler (Strawberry Fields, FOS for the Park)
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Oven, FOS for the Park)

PS- Brenda Inskeep  just sent this in:  Tom Perlman and myself just had an adult Golden Eagle flyover (Meer) with outstanding views at 12:44 heading SE.