Friday, February 28, 2014

Fwd: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Feb 28, 2014

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------ Original Message ------
From: Rafael Guillermo Campos-Ramírez
Date: 2/28/2014 4:54 PM
To: Peter Dorosh;
Subject: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Feb 28, 2014

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings, US-NY
Feb 28, 2014 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Observer: Rafael G Campos R
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 kilometer(s)
Comments:    The big news was a small flock of Rusty Blackbirds (6) near the Nethermead Arches.
29 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  X
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  5
American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)  2
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  X
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)  X
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)  2
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  4
American Coot (Fulica americana)  X
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  X
Herring Gull (American) (Larus argentatus smithsonianus)  X
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Domestic type))  X
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  3
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  2
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  4
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)  1
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  5
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X
Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)  1
American Tree Sparrow (Spizella arborea)  2    feeders -Breezy Hill-
Fox Sparrow (Red) (Passerella iliaca iliaca/zaboria)  2    feeders -Breezy Hill-
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  2
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  X
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) (Junco hyemalis hyemalis/carolinensis)  3
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  2
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  20
Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus)  6    six individuals, some of them vocalizing, and some forraging on the ground, near the Nethermead Arches
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)  2
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  2
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  X

Brooklyn is great birding!!!