Three BLUE-WINGED TEAL remain of the six yesterday, the rare duck at the shoreline of the Lullwater cove, best seen from the Rustic Arbor. I was lucky they stayed overnight after yesterday's attempt. Th SNOW GOOSE also stayed overnight, seen at West Island. Also staying very generously for at least a week, the WORM EATING WARBLER at Lower /Upper Pool back path as attested by the Brooklyn Bird Club Thursday walk .
New birds were reported BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLER (Ed Crowne) , BLACK&WHITE WARBLER and 7 SAVANNAH SPARROWS along the shore Lakeside Rink towards the south side ( Sean Sime), NORTHERN PARULA WARBLER & CHIPPING SPARROW also noted.
More later...this is a lunchtime report.
Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY Apr 24, 2014 6:15 AM - 9:15 AM Protocol: Traveling 2.0 mile(s) 46 species (+1 other taxa) Snow Goose 1 Continuing on the lake near West Island at 6.20am Canada Goose 2 Mute Swan 5 Wood Duck 3 Mallard 5 Double-crested Cormorant 19 5 on lake, 14 in flyover Great Egret 3 Green Heron 1 Black-crowned Night-Heron 1 Red-tailed Hawk 2 Herring Gull 12 Mourning Dove 5 Chimney Swift 2 Belted Kingfisher 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker 2 Downy Woodpecker 2 Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 2 Blue-headed Vireo 3 Blue Jay 6 American Crow 1 Tree Swallow 2 Barn Swallow 3 swallow sp. 1 Probably a NRWS but might have been a Bank Black-capped Chickadee 2 House Wren 2 Carolina Wren 2 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 6 Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5 Hermit Thrush 3 American Robin 60 European Starling 30 Northern Waterthrush 1 At Lower Pool back gate, thanks to Bobbi and BBC group. Northern Parula 1 Singing near cove at Lullwater west. Palm Warbler (Yellow) 9 Pine Warbler 5 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 25 Black-throated Green Warbler 1 Lullwater west cove, thanks to Ed Crowne. Chipping Sparrow 5 Song Sparrow 3 White-throated Sparrow 3 Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) 1 Northern Cardinal 7 Red-winged Blackbird 8 Common Grackle 12 Brown-headed Cowbird 6 American Goldfinch 2 House Sparrow 2 View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S18054850
Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY Apr 24, 2014 6:45 AM - 10:45 AM Protocol: Traveling 4.0 kilometer(s) Comments: Clear, light wind, Parkside to Lullwater to Lookout to Pools, back to Lullwater & Peninsula and out. 51 species Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) X Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) X Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) 4 Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) X Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors) 3 Lullwater opposite Rustic Arbor. Seen by many observers. Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) 1 Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) 15 1 on Lake, others overflying Great Egret (Ardea alba) 4 Green Heron (Butorides virescens) 1 Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) 2 Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) 1 Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) X Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Domestic type)) X Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) X Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica) 5 Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus) 2 Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) 4 Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus) 1 Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus) 6 White-eyed Vireo (Vireo griseus) 1 Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius) 2 Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) X American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) X Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) 6 Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) X Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) 4 White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) 1 House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) 1 Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) 2 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea) 10 Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula) 6 Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) 2 American Robin (Turdus migratorius) X Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) 1 European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) X Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorum) 1 Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia) 1 my f o s. Possibly f o s for Park? Lullwater Northern Parula (Setophaga americana) 1 Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum) 8 Pine Warbler (Setophaga pinus) 5 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata) 32 Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) 5 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) 5 American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) 1 House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) X View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S18055992 This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)