Wednesday, April 08, 2015

39 Species this morning

Pine Warbler - photo by LLOYD SPITALNIK - April 2, 2008

Today's bird report via Joe DiCostanzo of the American Museum of Natural History:

Another cold, raw morning for my Wednesday Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. bird walk. Despite the weather we recorded 39 species from 7 – 9 am in the Ramble. Highlights below.

Wood Duck (2 males on Turtle Pond)
Northern Shoveler (Turtle Pond)
Black-crowned Night-Heron (5, Hernshead)
American Coot (1, Upper Lobe)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (several)
Brown Creeper (se corner, Turtle Pond)
both kinglets
Hermit Thrushes (all over)
Pine Warbler (s side Turtle Pond)
Eastern Towhee (singing bird, sw of Belvedere)
Chipping Sparrow
Fox Sparrow (Oven)
Swamp Sparrow (Oven)
Brown-headed Cowbird (male, Maintenance Meadow)

I heard from Roger Pasquier that there is still a good variety of waterfowl on the reservoir.

Joseph DiCostanzo