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

Monday, April 06, 2015

I overlooked a great photo!

Peter Post,  a long-time friend, sent me this photo of Pale Male and Octavia a week ago. It was taken on March 21, 2015

The 5th Avenue Redtails -  3/21/15-- photo by PETER POST

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Our Hero on Fifth Avenue Today

Jamie Koufman, a recent Pale Male devotee, just sent in a photo of our hero and wrote:

Guess who I ran into on fifth Avenue today?  Jamie

Happy Easter, Passover and glorious Springtime to ALL