Sunday, October 26, 2014

Fwd: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Oct 26, 2014

Back from New England leaf peeping.Here's Rafael's report

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Subject: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Oct 26, 2014

Another great day full of sparrows: Swamp, Song, Chipping, Savannah, Junco, Towhee.
And warblers, too.  Seven sps seen today: Tennesee, Magnolia, Palm, Yellowthroat, Nashville, Black-throated Blue, & Redstart.
Among the Wood Ducks in the Lullwater, 1 drake  Green-winged Teal.

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings, US-NY
Oct 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Observer: Rafael G. Campos R
Protocol: Traveling
3.0 kilometer(s)
49 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  10
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  3
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)  10
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  12
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)  20
Green-winged Teal (American) (Anas crecca carolinensis)  1    male.
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  40
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)  4
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  2
American Coot (Fulica americana)  12
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  1
Herring Gull (American) (Larus argentatus smithsonianus)  6
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Feral Pigeon))  4
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  3
Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  3
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) (Colaptes auratus auratus/luteus)  3
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)  1
Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius)  1
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  6
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  1
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  2
Brown Creeper (Certhia americana)  1    near the Music Pagoda.
Winter Wren (Troglodytes hiemalis)  1    Rick's Place.
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)  1    Heard only.
Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)  3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)  13
Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)  28
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  6
Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)  2
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  2
Tennessee Warbler (Oreothlypis peregrina)  1    Photos taken.
Nashville Warbler (Oreothlypis ruficapilla)  1    Midwood. Photos taken.
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)  1    Peninsula meadow.
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla)  1    Seen near the Endale Bridge.
Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia)  1    Lullwater cove.
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens)  1    female, taken a bath; Vale.
Palm Warbler (Yellow) (Setophaga palmarum hypochrysea)  1

Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)  1
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)  4
Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis)  1
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  8
Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana)  2
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  14
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) (Junco hyemalis hyemalis/carolinensis)  17
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  2
Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus)  2    females.
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  14

Brooklyn is great birding!!!