Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Fwd: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Dec 31, 2014

From Rafael Campos

From: ticornis@
Sent: Wed, Dec 31, 2014 12:39 pm
Subject: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Dec 31, 2014

My last walk of the year 2014 around the park. A very cold walk (±32°F), and no much different.  Most of the activity I saw was around the feeders of Breezy Hill. At the ballfields, a large flock of Canada Geese was forraging.  I did not count them but estimated over a 100 indvs.

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings, US-NY
Dec 31, 2014 10:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Observer: Rafael G Campos R
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 kilometer(s)
26 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  10
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  11
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  10
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)  X
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  X
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  2
American Coot (Fulica americana)  20
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  X
Herring Gull (American) (Larus argentatus smithsonianus)  X
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Feral Pigeon))  6
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  17
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  3
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  4
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  10
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  4
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  1
Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)  1
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  20
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  18
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  2
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  12
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  6
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  1
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)  6
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  1
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  9