Sunday, August 17, 2014

Fwd: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Aug 17, 2014


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From: ticornis@
To: Peter Dorosh
Sent: Sun, Aug 17, 2014 12:37 pm
Subject: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Aug 17, 2014

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings, US-NY
Aug 17, 2014 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Observers: Rafael G Campos; Kathy T. & Emily G.
Protocol: Traveling
3.5 kilometer(s)
Comments:    Around 8 am, some rain, overcast skies.  By 10 am, bright & blue skies.
44 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  8
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  7
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)  1
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  4
Green Heron (Butorides virescens)  2
Herring Gull (American) (Larus argentatus smithsonianus)  1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Feral Pigeon))  X
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  4
Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica)  5
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  1
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  2
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) (Colaptes auratus auratus/luteus)  1
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (Empidonax flaviventris)  1
Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus)  1
Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)  3
Warbling Vireo (Eastern) (Vireo gilvus gilvus)  3
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  2
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)  2
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  2
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  1
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)  2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea)  4
Veery (Catharus fuscescens)  1
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  X
Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)  8
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)  6
Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla)  1
Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis)  3
Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora cyanoptera)  3    First 2 individuals were seen around 8:54 am, Midwood.
Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia)  2    one individual at Midwood, the second at Peninsula.
Tennessee Warbler (Oreothlypis peregrina)  1    seen eaten the fruits of "paper mullberry".  General olive-green, white eyebrow, whitish vent.  Seen also by 2 others (Katty T., & Emily G.).
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla)  6    first individual seen around 8:30 am, Vale.
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)  1
Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica)  1
Canada Warbler (Cardellina canadensis)  1    the only individual was seen around 8:51 am, Midwood.

Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  1
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  5
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  1
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)  8
Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius)  1
Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula)  3
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  5
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  X

Brooklyn is great birding!!