Friday, October 4, 2013

Brooklyn Botanic Garden spot

From Orrin , on the new Native Flora garden section:

The new grassland area in BBG's native plant garden is turning into a not-bad area to look for sparrows and flycatchers, at least during migration.  In the native plant garden:

Chipping sparrow
Juvenile white-crowned sparrow
Song sparrow
White-throated sparrow
House sparrow
House finch
American goldfinch
Eastern phoebe
Northern parula
Northern cardinal
Mourning dove
Common yellowthroat
Gray catbird
American robin

Other birds:
Blue jay
European starling
Cedar waxwing
Northern ficker
Golden-crowned kinglet

White-crowned Sparrow juvenile, photo by Orrin