It must be comedy night as i observed very active flock of ruffling feathers of 21 LAUGHING GULLS in the center of Prospect Lake this afternoon. also seen along the shores PINE ,PALM & YELLOWRUMPED WARBLERS.
On Three Sisters,4 each of BLACK CROWNED NIGHT HERON & DOUBLE CRESTED CORMORANT with a pair of BUFFLEHEAD nearby.
Also of note, an OSPREY perched on the Peninsula thumb ; it took off then flew towards Duck Island, clutching a catch.
12 SONG SPARROWS along the Well Drive lawn by Lamppost 249 picnic tables.
Prospect Park--Prospect Lake, Kings, US-NY Apr 15, 2013 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Protocol: Traveling 1.5 mile(s) 28 species Canada Goose X Mute Swan X Mallard X Northern Shoveler 12 remnants of winter flock Bufflehead 2 Ruddy Duck 30 Pied-billed Grebe 1 Double-crested Cormorant 4 3 sisters islnds Black-crowned Night-Heron 4 3 sisters isl Osprey 1 Perched on Peninsula thumb Red-tailed Hawk 1 f/o Lamppost 249 Laughing Gull 21 center of lake , tight active flock Ring-billed Gull X Herring Gull X Rock Pigeon X Blue Jay 1 Tree Swallow 2 American Robin X European Starling X Palm Warbler 3 Pine Warbler 2 peninsula tip, welldirve Yellow-rumped Warbler 3 Peninsula thumb cove Song Sparrow 12 Lamppost 249 White-throated Sparrow 2 Northern Cardinal 1 Red-winged Blackbird X Common Grackle X House Sparrow X View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S13765761 This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)