Thursday, August 22, 2013

Yesterday's 8/21 reports GWC & PP


From Orrin

Olive-sided Flycatcher, in Greenwood Cemetery, @OrrinTilevitz

Green-Wood Cemetery this morning

[Pictures attached.  One is--I hope--the OSFC.  The other I think I ought to know but I am missing something.  Bird seemed to be the size of a small starling, and was in the grass near the lake.\

Peregrine Falcon (circling near front entrance and calling)
Northern cardinal
American robin
Northern flicker
Canada goose (42)
Eastern wood pewee
Common raven (heard)
European starlingSong sparrow
Northern mockinbird
Song sparrow
Great egret
Green heron
American redstart
Black and white warbler
Blue jay
Olive-sided flycatcher
Mallard duck
Carolina wren (heard)
Double-crested cormorant
Gray catbird (heard)
Red-tailed hawk
Spotted sandpiper
Yellow warbler


Keir's report 

Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY Aug 21, 2013 6:39 AM - 1:00 PM Protocol: Traveling 3.0 mile(s) Comments: <br />Submitted from BirdLog NA for iOS, version 1.6.2 48 species (+2 other taxa)
Wood Duck 1 
Mallard 24 
Great Blue Heron 1 
Green Heron 2
Spotted Sandpiper 2
Mourning Dove 5 
Black-billed Cuckoo 1 Eye level views by Lullwater on path from Sumacs to under Terrace bridge. Black bill, red around eye, no rufous in primaries. Ed Crowne also obs. 
Chimney Swift 2 
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
Downy Woodpecker 3 
Northern Flicker 2 
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 4 
Eastern Wood-Pewee 2 
Empidonax sp. 2 
Great Crested Flycatcher 1 
Eastern Kingbird 9 
Warbling Vireo 5 
Red-eyed Vireo 5 
Blue Jay 4 
Barn Swallow 14
Black-capped Chickadee 5 
Tufted Titmouse 1
White-breasted Nuthatch 2 
House Wren 6 
Carolina Wren 3 
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2 
American Robin 57 
Gray Catbird 10 
European Starling 18 
Cedar Waxwing 12
Ovenbird 5 Midwood, Lookout, Peninsula
Worm-eating Warbler 1 In Paper Mulberry on Lookout 
Northern Waterthrush 1
Black-and-white Warbler 7
Mourning Warbler 1 Spotted by Ed Crowne on central path through the Peninsula woods. Big chunky warbler, hopping. White eye arcs, pinkish legs stood out in sunlight, messy partial gray collar, yellow from throat to almost end of under tail. 
American Redstart 10 
Magnolia Warbler 2 
Yellow Warbler 3 
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 1 Spotted by Ed Crowne in pines at Peninsula tip. Yellow rump, classic Myrtle face pattern, black on sides of chest, didn't pick up yellow. 
Black-throated Green Warbler 1 Early am from horse path near Quaker gates. 
Canada Warbler 5 Perhaps more - several times I saw 2 together which was a little unusual in my experience.
Song Sparrow 2
Northern Cardinal 10
Red-winged Blackbird 1
Common Grackle 9
Brown-headed Cowbird 1
Baltimore Oriole 4
American Goldfinch 14 
House Sparrow 30 
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