Thursday, March 13, 2014

Fwd: eBird Report - Prospect Park, Mar 13, 2014

seen in Cape Coral,Fl today

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From: Adam Welz
Date: 3/13/2014 9:00 PM
To: Peter Dorosh;
Subject: Fwd: eBird Report - Prospect Park, Mar 13, 2014

From this evening's EXTREMELY COLD walk around the park.


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From:  <>
Date: Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Subject: eBird Report - Prospect Park, Mar 13, 2014
To: adamwelz@

Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY
Mar 13, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:10 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     Lincoln Rd to feeders to Lake, over Lookout Hill along Quaker Ridge around Pools down Ravine
33 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  X     dozens
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  6
American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)  1
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  X     dozens
American Black Duck x Mallard (hybrid) (Anas rubripes x platyrhynchos)  1
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)  7
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)  8
Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)  20     Highest number I've ever seen in Prospect Park. Lone male near duck feeding site, another 19 birds taking refuge from cold wind in lee of Peninsula Thumb, Prospect Lake
Common Merganser (Mergus merganser)  5     Seen at extremely close range (5 meters) taking refuge from wind in lee of Peninsula Thumb, Prospect Lake, along with Hooded Mergansers and 1x male Red-breasted Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)  1
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  8
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  2
American Coot (Fulica americana)  12
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  X     dozens
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  12
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  2
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  2
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)  1
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)  3
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  1
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  1
Brown Creeper (Certhia americana)  1
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  35
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  15
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)  24     Possibly more. Flock seen twice, could have been two flocks or same flock in diff locations
American Tree Sparrow (Spizella arborea)  1
Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca)  7     1 at feeders, 6 on Quaker Ridge
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  8
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  10
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)  3
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  7
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  10
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)  20
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  10

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