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Saturday, June 7, 2014
Fwd: Prospect Park bird list today
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------ Original Message ------ From: Adam Welz Date: 6/7/2014 12:40 PM To: Tom Stephenson;Peter Dorosh;Stanley Greenberg;Steve Nanz;firstname.lastname@example.org;Keir Randall; Subject: Prospect Park bird list today
Walked across the park this morn. Not very birdy, though lots of peewees about, which I found interesting. One late Redstart, a female near Terrace Bridge.
Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY Jun 6, 2014 8:20 AM - 10:30 AM Protocol: Traveling 3.0 kilometer(s) Comments: Sunny. From Parkside entrance to Lookout to Pools through Midwood & Vale and out. 35 species
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) 1 Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) 2 Ambergill Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) 2 Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) 1 Green Heron (Butorides virescens) 1 Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) 1 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Domestic type)) X Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) 2 Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica) 20 approx count Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus) 2 Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) 1 Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) 1 Eastern Wood-Pewee (Contopus virens) 4 All heard singing, two of which were seen. One near 'new islands', two on Lookout, one in Midwood. Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus) 1 Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus) 4 Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus) 3 Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) 1 Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) 2 House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) 4 Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) 1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea) 3 pair feeding 3 young at nest near Terrace Bridge, another adult seen later American Robin (Turdus migratorius) X Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) 4 European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) X Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) 15 conservative estimate. Near new islands. Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) 1 singing American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) 1 Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia) 4 singing Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) 1 Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) 5 Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) 4 Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) 6 Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) 1 Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) 2 House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) X