A newsboard for reporting bird sightings, happenings & announcements,miscellany in north Brooklyn and the 3 main central north Brooklyn green regions : historic Prospect Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden & north half of Kings County, & Greenwood Cemetery.A service for Brooklyn birders and visitors. Also note: Conservation issues & miscellany posts.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
You may not necessarily find the obscure nests but you likely will find the species in the general area.Or more simply , know what are breeders here.
Copy and past the coordinates into Google Maps..
From Steve N,
Google the following GPS coordinates:
40.672292,-73.969349 - Waxwing nest
40.661473,-73.966823 - Warbling Vireo nest - This is a second nest in a sweetgum about half way between the bridge and the pagoda.
40.660675,-73.96503 - Eastern Kingbird nest
40.661516,-73.966532 - Baltimore Oriole nest - This is a second nest as well.
40.662565,-73.976972 - Eastern Kingbird nest - not sure which tree but it should not be hard to find.
40.662451,-73.976784 - Chipping Sparrows - The birds are around but I have not found the nest however they nest in that area every year. I found a nest last year at 40.661354,-73.978208
40.662343,-73.969064 - Orchard Oriole pair per Rusty. Not sure if they are nesting
40.654844,-73.97268 - The Service Berry trees around the Vanderbilt play ground was full or waxwings last week. The berries are probably gone but the I'll bet the waxwings are nesting close by.