Friday, May 3, 2013

BBC tribute to Starr Saphir; GWC report

Tomorrow is the BBC walk in Central Park in memory of Starr Saphir, legendary birder whom we recognize for her charity and nobility to birders everywhere. Please join if you can. The birds may not cooperate due to northerly winds but one never knows what may come through.

for the above link, There is a link to the Linnaean Starr tribute newsletter, so that non-members can see it.

Saturday May 4th, A Brooklyn Bird Club salute to Starr Saphir: Central ParkMeet 7:50 am at 81st St and Central Park West Ave park entrance, New York City
Leader: Peter Dorosh
Nearest train Stop: 81st St-American Museum of Natural History "C" line



Green-Wood Cemetery this morning, for about an hour:

Yellow warbler
American redstart
Yellow-rumped warbler
Warbling vireo
Red-eyed vireo
Brown cowbird
American kestrel
American crow
Black-crowned night heron
Red-winged blackbird
Song sparrow
Spotted sandpiper
House wren
Chipping sparrow
Barn swallow

In addition to the usual collection of common birds