Monday, April 28, 2014

Fwd: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Apr 28, 2014

American Bittern above

-----Original Message-----
From: Rafael Guillermo Camp os-Ramírez
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Sent: 28-Apr-2014 18:17:16 +0000
Subject: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Apr 28, 2014

Attached are some pxs from the rare AmBi.  Thanks for helping me to find this master of camouflage (and more THANKS to Bobbie Manian for finding it).  I left the park past 1:30 pm, with 8 sps of warblers seen, including the Worm-eating Warbler, but not PRWA.

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings, US-NY
Apr 28, 2014 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
OBSERVER: Rafael G Campos R

Protocol: Traveling
4.0 kilometer(s)

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  X
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  4
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  X
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  6
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)  1
American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus)  1    West shore of the lake, behind the Three Sisters Islands.  Multiple observers.  Photos Taken.
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)  1    Lilly Pond, eating a large catfish.
Green Heron (Butorides virescens)  1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Domestic type))  X
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  5
Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica)  X
Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  3
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  2
Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)  1
Warbling Vireo (Eastern) (Vireo gilvus gilvus)  1
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis)  2
Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)  2
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)  X
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  1
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)  1
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)  2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea)  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)  1
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  X
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X
Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorum)  1    Seen first near the Music Pagoda, flew into some trees towards the other side of the bridge, and seconds later, out of sight.
Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla)  1    Ravine
Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis)  3
Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia)  1    male, Ravine.
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)  2    1 near Three Sisters Islands, 1 Ravine
Palm Warbler (Yellow) (Setophaga palmarum hypochrysea)  2
Pine Warbler (Setophaga pinus)  1    Across from the Well House
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) (Setophaga coronata coronata)  16

White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  11
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  8
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  3
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)  12
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  1    Singing, Vale.
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  X