Saturday, April 19, 2014

Fwd: Fwd: eBird Report - Prospect Park, Apr 19, 2014

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From: adamwelz@
To: Peter
Sent: Sat, Apr 19, 2014 4:42 pm
Subject: Fwd: eBird Report - Prospect Park, Apr 19, 2014

Missed the exciting warblers even though I hung around the pools looking for em early this morn. Was happy to find a Tree Swallow nest in a natural situation -- the only others I've ever see have been in nestboxes. See below.

Weather was great.


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Date: Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 8:40 PM
Subject: eBird Report - Prospect Park, Apr 19, 2014
To: adamwelz@

Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY
Apr 19, 2014 6:20 AM - 10:20 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.0 kilometer(s)
Comments:     Clear, warm. Parkside to Breeze Hill to Lookout to Pools, Ravine, Rick's Place, Lily Pond, Peninsula
51 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  X
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  X
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)  2
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  X
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  X
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)  3
Great Egret (Ardea alba)  5
Green Heron (Butorides virescens)  2
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  2
American Coot (Fulica americana)  X
Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla)  5
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)  8
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Domestic type))  X
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  X
Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica)  1
Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  4
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)  1
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  9
Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) (Colaptes auratus auratus/luteus)  3
White-eyed Vireo (Vireo griseus)  1
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  X
crow sp. (Corvus sp. (crow sp.))  2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis)  2
Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)  4     The first nest of this species I've ever found in a natural situation: In a large woodpecker hole on the Peninsula. Male bird seen hanging on rim of hole and singing, female joining later, hanging on rim while male went into cavity.
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)  6
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  3
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  5
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  1
Brown Creeper (Certhia americana)  1
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)  2
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)  4
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea)  5
Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)  4
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  X
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)  1
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X
Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum)  2
Pine Warbler (Setophaga pinus)  3
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) (Setophaga coronata coronata)  2
Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)  1
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)  4
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  X
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  X
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  X
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  X
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)  X
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)  2
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  10
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  X

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