Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The migration: It's not quite over

Rose-Breasted Grosbeak -May 16, 2013 - photo by MURRAY HEAD

Jordan Spindel reports from Central Park today at the end of the afternoon:

Today was less active than yesterday, but there was still a good variety of species, including about 7 warbler species Here is what I saw:

5 Redstarts
4 Black-and-White Warblers
2 Common Yellowthroats
1 Magnolia Warbler (Laupot)
1 Black-Throated Blue Warbler (male at Laupot)
1 Black-Throated Green Warbler (The Gill)
1 Pine/Magnolia/Baypoll Warbler (Upper Lobe)
1 Possible Parula
4 Swainson's Thrushes
2 Veerys
1 Rose-Breasted Grosbeak (Azalea in the open!)
1 Pewee
1 Empidonax species 
2 Ruby-Throated Hummingbird
16 Gadwall