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.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Fwd: Prospect Park, today
To: Peter Dorosh Sent: Tue, Jun 24, 2014 4:53 pm Subject: Prospect Park, today
Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY Jun 24, 2014 9:15 AM - 1:15 PM Protocol: Traveling 2.0 mile(s) 30 species
Mute Swan 8 One pair had 5 cygnets, 2 riding on one of the adult's back Wood Duck 6 Three young ones with their mother Mallard 23 Ruddy Duck 1 Seen clearly on the Lake, diving for food, ruddy color, white cheek patch Great Egret 1 Green Heron 3 Two fledglings on branches near their nest Black-crowned Night-Heron 2 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 5 Mourning Dove 5 Chimney Swift 2 Red-bellied Woodpecker 1 Heard Downy Woodpecker 2 Eastern Wood-Pewee 1 Seen and heard in the Ravine Eastern Kingbird 1 Warbling Vireo 6 Red-eyed Vireo 1 Blue Jay 1 Barn Swallow 7 Two babies still on the nest House Wren 3 Heard Wood Thrush 1 Heard near the nest in the ravine which appeared to be empty American Robin 31 Gray Catbird 10 European Starling 19 Cedar Waxwing 2 Chipping Sparrow 1 Northern Cardinal 5 Red-winged Blackbird 7 Common Grackle 12 Baltimore Oriole 2 House Sparrow X