Sunday, April 14, 2013

Prospect April 13th

( late post due to BBC trip this day in the Pine Barrens)


From Rafael:

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings, US-NY
Apr 13, 2013 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Observer: Rafael G Campos
Protocol: Traveling
3.0 kilometer(s)
Comments:     Big numbers of the "trio" (Palm, Pine & Yellow-rumped -Myrtle-) around Lullwater, & Lullwater Bridge.  Also good numbers of Chipping Sparrows at Nelly's Lawn & Long Meadow.  A lonely Louisiana Waterthrush in the Ravine.
56 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  X
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  2
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)  1
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  X
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)  X
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)  5
Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola)  2
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  X
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)  1
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)  1
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)  1
Great Egret (Ardea alba)  1
Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)  5
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)  1     flyover Grand Army Plaza
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)  1
Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus)  1
American Coot (Fulica americana)  X
Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla)  1
Herring Gull (American) (Larus argentatus smithsonianus)  3
Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)  X
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  2
Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  2
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  2
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) (Colaptes auratus [auratus Group])  3
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)  3
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  X
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis)  1
Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)  X
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)  X
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  3
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  2
Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis)  1
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  2
Brown Creeper (Certhia americana)  3
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)  2
Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)  3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)  2
Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)  2
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  X
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)  1
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X
Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla)  1     Ravine
Palm Warbler (Yellow) (Setophaga palmarum hypochrysea)  X
Pine Warbler (Setophaga pinus)  X
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) (Setophaga coronata coronata)  X
Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)  1
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)  X
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  2
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  X
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) (Junco hyemalis hyemalis/carolinensis)  1
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  6
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  X
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)  2
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)  2
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  X

Brooklyn is great birding!!!