Monday, April 15, 2013

Prospect April 14th postings

4 Reports
Note GREEN HERON, Northern Rough-winged Swallow,Spotted Sandpiper,Blue-gray Gnatcatcher,Louisiana Waterthrush


Kathy Toomey :

date = 2013/04/14
site = Prospect Park
observers = Kathy Toomey and Emily Goldstein

Pied-billed Grebe 
Black-crowned Night-Heron 
Great Blue Heron 
Northern Shoveler      only two, on the Lake
Canada Goose 
Ruddy Duck 
Mute Swan 
Red-tailed Hawk 
American Kestrel 
American Coot 
Herring Gull 
Mourning Dove 
Belted Kingfisher 
Downy Woodpecker 
Hairy Woodpecker 
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 
Red-bellied Woodpecker 
Northern Flicker 
Eastern Phoebe 
Blue Jay 
Northern Rough-winged Swallow      Upper Pool
Tufted Titmouse 
Black-capped Chickadee 
White-breasted Nuthatch 
Brown Creeper 
Winter Wren 
Carolina Wren      heard
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 
Golden-crowned Kinglet 
American Robin 
Hermit Thrush 
European Starling 
Palm Warbler 
Pine Warbler 
Yellow-rumped Warbler 
Swamp Sparrow 
Chipping Sparrow 
White-throated Sparrow 
Song Sparrow 
Dark-eyed Junco 
Eastern Towhee 
Northern Cardinal 
Red-winged Blackbird 
Common Grackle 
Brown-headed Cowbird 
American Goldfinch 
House Sparrow 


Rafael :
Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings, US-NY Apr 14, 2013 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Observer: Rafael G Campos Protocol: Traveling 3.5 kilometer(s) 51 species Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  X Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  X Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  X Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)  X Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  X Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)  2 Green Heron (Butorides virescens)  1     Lullwater, near the observation deck Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)  3 Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)  1 Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  1 American Coot (Fulica americana)  X Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)  1 Herring Gull (American) (Larus argentatus smithsonianus)  1 Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)  X Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  2 Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)  1 Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  3 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)  1 Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  3 Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)  1 Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) (Colaptes auratus [auratus Group])  3 Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)  3 Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  X American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)  6 Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis)  1 Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)  X Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)  X Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  2 Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  X White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  2 Brown Creeper (Certhia americana)  3 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea)  2 Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)  1 Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)  4 Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)  15 American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  X Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)  1 European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla)  2     1 at the Vale; 1 the edge of Upper Pool Palm Warbler (Yellow) (Setophaga palmarum hypochrysea)  8
Pine Warbler (Setophaga pinus) x Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)  4 Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)  3 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)  2 Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  2 Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)  3 Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)  6 American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  2 House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  X Brooklyn is great birding!!!
Mike Yuan :
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From: Date: April 14, 2013, 7:22:47 PM EDT Subject: eBird Report - Prospect Park, Apr 14, 2013
Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY Apr 14, 2013 8:35 AM - 12:30 PM Protocol: Traveling 3.0 mile(s) Comments:      Submitted from BirdLog NA for iOS, version 1.5.2 54 species Canada Goose  2 Mute Swan  2 Mallard  14 Ruddy Duck  8 Double-crested Cormorant  1 Great Blue Heron  2 Green Heron  1     Lullwater Osprey  1 Red-tailed Hawk  2 American Coot  4 Laughing Gull  1 Ring-billed Gull  4 Herring Gull  2 Rock Pigeon  25 Mourning Dove  3 Chimney Swift  1     Over lookout.  Black body, long pointed wings swept back. Stiff wingbeats. Belted Kingfisher  2 Red-bellied Woodpecker  2 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  4 Downy Woodpecker  5 Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  4 Eastern Phoebe  3 Blue Jay  15 Tree Swallow  6 Barn Swallow  2 Black-capped Chickadee  12 Tufted Titmouse  4 White-breasted Nuthatch  2 Brown Creeper  2 Carolina Wren  1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  2 Golden-crowned Kinglet  1 Ruby-crowned Kinglet  14 Hermit Thrush  16 American Robin  75 European Starling  17 Louisiana Waterthrush  1 Palm Warbler (Yellow)  8 Pine Warbler  3 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  14 Eastern Towhee  3 Chipping Sparrow  5 Field Sparrow  1     Vale Fox Sparrow (Red)  1 Song Sparrow  11 Swamp Sparrow  1 White-throated Sparrow  13 Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)  5 Northern Cardinal  6 Red-winged Blackbird  11 Common Grackle  8 Brown-headed Cowbird  6 American Goldfinch  4 House Sparrow  12 View this checklist online at This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (
Adam Welz:
Had a quick-ish bird in the park this afternoon. Great weather. Winter Wren and B & W Warbler were nice!
From: <> Date: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 3:21 PM Subject: eBird Report - Prospect Park, Apr 14, 2013 Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY Apr 14, 2013 1:10 PM - 3:50 PM Protocol: Traveling 4.0 kilometer(s) Comments:     Birded from Vale down through Midwood along Lullwater to Peninsula and then back again. Sunny. Warmish. 47 species Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  2 Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  X Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  X Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)  4     minimum count Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  34     minimum count Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)  1     Lullwater Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)  1 Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)  1 Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)  1 Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  2 American Coot (Fulica americana)  7 Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)  X Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)  X Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  6 Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  2 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)  2 Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  2 Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)  5 Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)  1 Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)  2 Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  8 Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)  20     min count Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)  5     min count Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  8 Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  4 White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  2 Brown Creeper (Certhia americana)  6 Winter Wren (Troglodytes hiemalis)  1     Lullwater Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)  2 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea)  4 Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)  2 Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)  5 Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)  8 American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  X     many European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia)  1     Vale. My f o s. Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum)  8 Pine Warbler (Setophaga pinus)  3 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata)  10 Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)  4 Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  5 White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  20     min count Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)  2 Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  5 Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  4 Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)  2 House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  X View this checklist online at This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (