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, June 16, 2014
Fwd: Prospect park, today
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------ Original Message ------ From: Kathleen Toomey Date: 6/16/2014 7:36 PM To: Peter Dorosh; Subject: Prospect park, today
Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY Jun 16, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Protocol: Traveling 2.0 mile(s) 33 species
Mute Swan 7 Two adults and five cygnets Wood Duck 2 One adult and one immature Mallard 5 Ruddy Duck 1 Clearly seen, diving on the lake, ruddy color with white cheek patch Green Heron 3 Two babies were on the nest Black-crowned Night-Heron 1 Red-tailed Hawk 2 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 5 Mourning Dove 4 Chimney Swift 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker 3 Hairy Woodpecker 1 Northern Flicker 2 Eastern Wood-Pewee 1 Heard, in the Ravine Eastern Kingbird 1 Warbling Vireo 5 Red-eyed Vireo 2 Blue Jay 2 Barn Swallow 4 Adult feeding three or four babies in a nest House Wren 4 Carolina Wren 1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2 Near the nest, but not feeding young in the nest Wood Thrush 1 American Robin 25 Gray Catbird 10 European Starling X Northern Cardinal 5 Indigo Bunting 1 Butterfly Meadow Red-winged Blackbird 10 Common Grackle 8 Brown-headed Cowbird 1 Baltimore Oriole 7 House Sparrow X
Budgerigar 1 Probably an escapee, found by Karen O'Hearn in a tree by the Vanderbilt Playground