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.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Fwd: Prospect Park today
To: Peter Dorosh Sent: Mon, Feb 24, 2014 1:19 pm Subject: Prospect Park today
Canada Goose 9 Mute Swan 5 Wood Duck 10 three pairs seen in stream that leads out of the Upper Pool, two pairs in ravine pool Mallard X American Black Duck x Mallard (hybrid) 1 Northern Shoveler 15 Hooded Merganser 2 male and female, on Lake Common Merganser 1 female with white chin, continuing bird, seen by many Red-breasted Merganser 1 male, by the Boathouse Ruddy Duck 5 Red-tailed Hawk 1 American Coot 16 gull sp. 25 mostly ring-billed gulls Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 5 Mourning Dove 8 Red-bellied Woodpecker 2 Downy Woodpecker 3 Blue Jay 2 American Crow 9 Black-capped Chickadee 4 Tufted Titmouse 2 American Robin 1
Brown Thrasher 1 SE of Nethermead Bridge, where it's been seen by several people in the past few days