Friday, October 17, 2014

Fwd: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Oct 17, 2014

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Subject: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Oct 17, 2014

Finally, I got the great luck to see the Vesper Sparrow.  I found it with a large flock of House Sparrows.  I had the chance to take some pxls.
Beside this, I saw 2 Northern Parula + 3 more sps of warblers: Palm, Myrtle, & Yellowthroat. 
In the Upper Pool, 1 American Wigeon swimming along with a pair of Wood Ducks.
Around the Nethermead Arches Bridge, I saw 1 Brown Thrasher.
Another great late walk in the Park.

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings, US-NY
Oct 17, 2014 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 kilometer(s)
28 species

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)  4
American Wigeon (Anas americana)  1    Upper Pool.
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  X
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Feral Pigeon))  X
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  2
Merlin (Falco columbarius)  2
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)  2
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  7
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  2
Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)  3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)  2
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  3
Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)  1    edge of the Nethermead.
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)  1    Vale.
Northern Parula (Setophaga americana)  2    Lower Pool.
Palm Warbler (Yellow) (Setophaga palmarum hypochrysea)  1    Ballfield 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) (Setophaga coronata coronata)  1    Nethermead.

Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)  1
Vesper Sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus)  1    Ballfield 1. Photos taken.
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  1
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  6
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) (Junco hyemalis hyemalis/carolinensis)  3    Nellie's lawn
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  1
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)  2
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  X

Brooklyn is great birding!!!

Photos: Vesper Sparrow -2-; Myrtle (Yellow-rumped) Warbler; Brown Thrasher. Location: PP, Brooklyn; NY.