Saturday, October 25, 2014

Fwd: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Oct 25, 2014

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Subject: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Oct 25, 2014

Sparrows, sparrows!!, everywhere I walked, the White-throated Sparrows were the most conspicous, followed by Hermit Thrushes.
But to see 6 sps of warblers was a big bonus. They were: Northern Waterthrush, Tennesee, Black-throated Blue, Palm, Myrtle, & Palm.
Other sps of sparrows seen were: Junco, Song, Savannah, Swamp, Towhee,Chipping.

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings, US-NY
Oct 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
Observer: Rafael G Campos R
3.5 kilometer(s)
44 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  12
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  8
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)  14
American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)  1
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  5
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)  37
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  20
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)  2
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)  1
Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)  1
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  1
American Coot (Fulica americana)  16
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Feral Pigeon))  5
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  2
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) (Colaptes auratus auratus/luteus)  1
Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius)  1    Rick's Place.
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  8
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)  1
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  2
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  2
Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)  17
Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)  12
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  2
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  1
Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis)  1    along the water's edge, Peninsula.
Tennessee Warbler (Oreothlypis peregrina)  1    Seen along the Lullwater path.  Vent white, breast greenish, supercilium withish.
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens)  1    female, Midwood.
Palm Warbler (Yellow) (Setophaga palmarum hypochrysea)  1    Nelly's lawn.
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) (Setophaga coronata coronata)  3    Peninsula.
Wilson's Warbler (Eastern) (Cardellina pusilla pusilla)  1    Male, with a well marked black crown.  Lullwater Cove (11:23 am)

Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)  1
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)  4
Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis)  1    Nelly's lawn.
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  6
Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana)  2
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  21
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) (Junco hyemalis hyemalis/carolinensis)  25
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  2
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)  1
Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus)  1    Female.
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  4

Brooklyn is great birding!!!