Friday, November 23, 2012

Vale Cashmere WWXbills show 11/23

Adam Welz reported 16 WHITE WINGED CROSSBILLS late in the day in the sweet gum tree that I presumed is the same tree 8 were seen yesterday in. See my previous post for this " Midas" tree location. Pending records search,16would rank up there for Prospect highs. Adam's list will be posted tomorrow, my having just returned from a concert this eve. --KB

Adam's list

Date: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 5:24 PM
Subject: eBird Report - Prospect Park, Nov 23, 2012

Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY
Nov 23, 2012 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 kilometer(s)
Comments:     Quick walk in from Grand Army Plaza to Vale of Cashmere.
10 species

Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  1
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  1
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  6
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  2
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  1
Brown Creeper (Certhia americana)  1
Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca)  1
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  40
White-winged Crossbill (American) (Loxia leucoptera leucoptera)  16
 Flock of adult males & females and at least 2 juveniles in sweetgum
tree in Vale of Cashmere. Flock checked carefully for Red Crossbills,
which have also been seen in this area recently, but none seen.
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  X

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