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Saturday, October 25, 2014
Fwd: Prospect Park 10/24
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------ Original Message ------ From: Kathleen Toomey Date: 10/25/2014 9:16 AM To: Peter Dorosh; Subject: Prospect Park 10/24
Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY Oct 24, 2014 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Protocol: Traveling 3.0 mile(s) Comments: The Lake, the Peninsula and the Lullwater only 51 species (+1 other taxa)
Canada Goose 46 Mute Swan 5 Wood Duck 13 Lullwater Mallard 40 American Black Duck x Mallard (hybrid) 1 Northern Shoveler 30 Green-winged Teal 1 Lullwater Hooded Merganser 1 Lower Lullwater, female Ruddy Duck 70 Pied-billed Grebe 2 Double-crested Cormorant 2 Great Blue Heron 1 Red-shouldered Hawk 1 Red-tailed Hawk 1 American Coot 15 Spotted Sandpiper 1 On black plastic at southern edge of Lake near West Island, seen with Karen O'Hearn, brown above, white below with white scallop at shoulder, teetering Ring-billed Gull 2 Herring Gull 2 Great Black-backed Gull 1 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 3 Mourning Dove 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker 2 Downy Woodpecker 2 Northern Flicker 3 Eastern Phoebe 1 Blue-headed Vireo 1 Blue Jay 1 Black-capped Chickadee 1 Tufted Titmouse 1 White-breasted Nuthatch 1 Golden-crowned Kinglet 3 Ruby-crowned Kinglet 15 Hermit Thrush 6 American Robin 3 Northern Mockingbird 2 European Starling 6 Black-and-white Warbler 1 Possibly two, seen on the Peninsula by three of us, then later seen by me in phrags at edge of lake near West Island Common Yellowthroat 1 Palm Warbler 3 Pine Warbler 1 Peninsula tip, thanks to Torin Yellow-rumped Warbler 10 Wilson's Warbler 1 Possibly the same one seen on 10/21. Female first year type, yellow below, black underside of tail, yellow-olive above extending onto the top of the head where the cap would be Eastern Towhee 1 Heard Chipping Sparrow 20 Song Sparrow 10 Swamp Sparrow 2 White-throated Sparrow 30 Dark-eyed Junco 20 Northern Cardinal 2 Rusty Blackbird 1 On the black plastic, south side of Lake, thanks to Karen American Goldfinch 1 House Sparrow 40