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.
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Waterfowl Counts PP & GWC jan 20th
The totals are below, thanks to Dennis Hrehowsik and Mike Yuan covering prospect park & Orrin Tilevitz covering Greenwood Cemetery.THe totals merged both locations. Here is what we saw. Canada Goose 163 Mute Swan 10 American Black Duck 3 Mallard 146 American Black Duck x Mallard (hybrid) 1 Northern Shoveler 41 Ring-necked Duck 1 Bufflehead 5 Hooded Merganser 18 Common Merganser 1 Red-breasted Merganser 1 Ruddy Duck 95 Pied-billed Grebe 2 Double-crested Cormorant 1 American Coot 33 Other 4 (2 domestic ducks 2 Muscovy) Total Birds: 525 Species : 15 + 2 other taxa