Friday, May 15, 2015

Fwd: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 15, 2015

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Sent: Fri, May 15, 2015 2:21 pm
Subject: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 15, 2015

Finally I got nemesis warbler: Blackburnian Warbler. A brilliant male was seen on top of the Lookout Hill, forraging on a oak tree.  In the Park I tallied 13 sps of warblers (but at my backyard I got the 14th, a single Canada. At the Vale, I got a Lincoln's Sparrow, plus Swamp & Song.

The bird activity was quite similar to the past 3 days.   

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings, US-NY
May 15, 2015 9:40 AM - 1:30 PM
Observer: Rafael G Campos
Protocol: Traveling
7.2 kilometer(s)
52 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  3
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  4
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)  3
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  2
Great Egret (Ardea alba)  1
Green Heron (Butorides virescens)  1
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)  1
Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla)  1
Herring Gull (American) (Larus argentatus smithsonianus)  1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Feral Pigeon))  9
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  10
Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica)  4
Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris)  1
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  1
Eastern Wood-Pewee (Contopus virens)  1
Warbling Vireo (Eastern) (Vireo gilvus gilvus)  4
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)  5
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  1
Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)  1
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)  3
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)  3
Veery (Catharus fuscescens)  1
Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus)  2
Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina)  3
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  5
Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)  6
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  6
Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla)  3
Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis)  2
Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia)  2
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)  3
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla)  7
Northern Parula (Setophaga americana)  3
Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia)  4
Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca)  1
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)  2
Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica)  1
Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga striata)  4
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens)  2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) (Setophaga coronata coronata)  6
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  2
Lincoln's Sparrow (Melospiza lincolnii)  1
Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana)  1
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  2
Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea)  3
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  8
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  5
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)  7
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)  4
Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula)  3
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  3
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  6

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Brooklyn is great birding!!!