Thursday, March 9, 2017

Fwd: eBird Report - Prospect Park, Mar 9, 2017

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From: Ryan Goldberg 
To: Peter Dorosh <>
Cc: Angie Co 
Sent: Thu, Mar 9, 2017 2:28 pm
Subject: Fwd: eBird Report - Prospect Park, Mar 9, 2017

Hey Peter, here is our checklist from today. We're glad our vague directions still allowed you to find us, and the pine.

Angie and Ryan

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Date: Thu, Mar 9, 2017 at 2:25 PM
Subject: eBird Report - Prospect Park, Mar 9, 2017

Prospect Park, Kings, New York, US
Mar 9, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.5 mile(s)
Comments:     Sunny, mid 50s. Once around the lake, Nethermead, the Pools, Ravine, Midwood, and compost pile. Gusty winds brought in spring birds. Eastern bluebird and eastern phoebe on the Falkill Falls slope path. Then in the North Midwood, found the first pine warbler of the season in a tiny pine sapling. At least four red-tailed hawks in the park as well.
45 species

Snow Goose  2
Canada Goose  X
Mute Swan  5
Wood Duck  6     The group passed Three Sisters Island around 9:20 and then all flew off north-northeast. Didn't see any on the Upper Pool per usual.
American Wigeon  2     Male and female near West Island.
American Black Duck  1
Mallard  30
Ring-necked Duck  5     Four drake and one hen.
Bufflehead  1     Male on Lullwater.
Ruddy Duck  55
Pied-billed Grebe  3
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  4
American Coot  12
Ring-billed Gull  70
Herring Gull  6
Great Black-backed Gull  1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  X
Mourning Dove  8
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  1
Downy Woodpecker  1
Hairy Woodpecker  1
Eastern Phoebe  1     On Falkill Falls slope path between Nethermead and Upper Pool. Dark head, off-white below, and dusky wash on its flanks. Singing nonstop (might have been two of them) and wagging its tail.
Blue Jay  5
American Crow  2
Black-capped Chickadee  14
Tufted Titmouse  8
White-breasted Nuthatch  3
Brown Creeper  1
Eastern Bluebird  1     On Falkill Falls slope path.
American Robin  9
Northern Mockingbird  2
European Starling  X
Pine Warbler  1     First of the season. Found in North Midwood in tiny pine sapling. Yellow-green on head, back, and breast, pale eye-ring, and two white wingbars on gray wings. Watched on and off for 15 minutes. Cooperative. Joined by Peter Dorosh who also saw it.
Fox Sparrow  2
Dark-eyed Junco  7
White-throated Sparrow  15
Song Sparrow  4
Swamp Sparrow  1
Northern Cardinal  15
Red-winged Blackbird  20
Common Grackle  5
House Sparrow  X

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Ryan Goldberg
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