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Friday, March 28, 2014
Fwd: Prospect Park today
To: Peter Dorosh Sent: Fri, Mar 28, 2014 2:21 pm Subject: Prospect Park today
Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY Mar 28, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Protocol: Traveling 3.0 mile(s) 44 species (+1 other taxa)
Canada Goose 15 Mute Swan 6 Wood Duck 11 Four were easily visible in the Upper Pool. At least 11 were on the Lake, and took off in the direction of the Pools almost immediately Mallard 20 Northern Shoveler 16 Ring-necked Duck 4 Two on the Upper Pool and two in the Lullwater Hooded Merganser 9 Red-breasted Merganser 4 Ruddy Duck 15 Pied-billed Grebe 1 Red-necked Grebe 1 Continuing, near Three Sisters Is. Red-tailed Hawk 1 American Coot 8 Ring-billed Gull X Herring Gull 9 Great Black-backed Gull 3 Mourning Dove 2 Red-bellied Woodpecker 3 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1 Downy Woodpecker 1 Hairy Woodpecker 2 Northern Flicker 1 Eastern Phoebe 5 There were probably more, several were very active near Terrace Bridge Blue Jay 8 crow sp. 1 Black-capped Chickadee 3 Tufted Titmouse 2 Brown Creeper 1 Carolina Wren 2 Golden-crowned Kinglet 1 Lullwater, near the pines by Terrace Bridge American Robin X Brown Thrasher 1 Continuing, SW of the Three Arches Bridge European Starling X Yellow-rumped Warbler 1 Lullwater, near the pines by Terrace Bridge American Tree Sparrow 1 Fox Sparrow 2 Song Sparrow 10 White-throated Sparrow 10 Northern Cardinal 6 Red-winged Blackbird 15 Rusty Blackbird 2 Feeding with other blackbirds by the Osage Orange tree Common Grackle X Brown-headed Cowbird 1 American Goldfinch 1 House Sparrow X