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.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Fwd: Prospect Park today, highlight: Prothonotary Warbler
To: Peter Dorosh Sent: Wed, Sep 17, 2014 4:59 pm Subject: Prospect Park today, highlight: Prothonotary Warbler
Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY Sep 17, 2014 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM Protocol: Traveling 2.0 mile(s) Comments: Most of the birds viewed were on the Peninsula 30 species
Canada Goose 5 Mute Swan 5 Wood Duck 8 American Black Duck 1 Mallard 5 Northern Shoveler 1 Green Heron 1 Black-crowned Night-Heron 2 Solitary Sandpiper 1 Common Nighthawk 8 Chimney Swift 15 Hairy Woodpecker 1 Northern Flicker 4 Eastern Wood-Pewee 2 Blue Jay 4 Swainson's Thrush 1 American Robin 5 Gray Catbird 3 Northern Waterthrush 2 Black-and-white Warbler 1 Prothonotary Warbler 1 Seen well, on the Thumb of the Peninsula, bright yellow bird with blue gray wings, white undertail coverts, white undertail with black along the underside tip. Another birder was present who took photos Common Yellowthroat 2 American Redstart 4 Northern Parula 2 Blackpoll Warbler 2 Palm Warbler 4 Black-throated Green Warbler 1 Northern Cardinal 2 Common Grackle 1 House Sparrow 15