Friday, September 27, 2013

Prospect : Red continues

The RED-HEADED WOODPECKER (RHWO) stayed another day, seen flying across the Nethermead into Lookout Hill. A breeding species of open oak savannas, typically this species are found in oak trees.Bobbi Manian who saw the RHWO , reported on her own account 6 different species Woodpeckers in Prospect.

Also for the color as it is mentioned, a good number of RED-EYED VIREOs reported by Keir.

YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO breaks the red streak , no three in a row...

Butterfly Meadow at lunchtime was mildly active, with typical fall species: EASTERN PHOEBE,GOLDFINCHES,WHITE-THROATEDS SPARROWS.One each NORTHERN PARULA & BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLER.


Report form Keir :

Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY
Sep 27, 2013 7:15 AM - 9:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.5 mile(s)
43 species (+2 other taxa)

Mallard X
Rock Pigeon 3
Mourning Dove 8
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1 South end of the Butterfly Meadow
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 4
Downy Woodpecker 3
Hairy Woodpecker 1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 18
Eastern Wood-Pewee 1
Eastern Phoebe 2
Blue-headed Vireo 1
Red-eyed Vireo 11 Counted carefully - 7 in just one feeding flock around the top of Maryland Monument steps.
Blue Jay 4
American Crow 1
Black-capped Chickadee 1
Tufted Titmouse 1
House Wren 1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3
Swainson's Thrush 1
American Robin X
Gray Catbird 4
European Starling 15
Cedar Waxwing 6
Black-and-white Warbler 3
Nashville Warbler 1 Butterfly Meadow
Common Yellowthroat 8
American Redstart 8
Northern Parula 3
Magnolia Warbler 3
Black-throated Blue Warbler 1
Palm Warbler (Western) 3
Palm Warbler (Yellow) 2
Pine Warbler 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 2
Black-throated Green Warbler 4
Eastern Towhee 1
Chipping Sparrow 1
White-throated Sparrow 4
Scarlet Tanager 2
Northern Cardinal 6
Common Grackle 4
American Goldfinch 15
House Sparrow 30
passerine sp. 1 A brief view, mostly in flight, of a brownish bird that seemed the right size and shape for female Blue Grosbeak but was not relocated.

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