Monday, April 15, 2013

Prospect April 15th bird briefs

Rob Bate reported LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSH on the shores below the Terrace Bridge.

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

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