Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Fwd: Bush Terminal (43rd St access) Park, Mar 16, 2015

-----Original Message-----
From: ticornis@yahoo.com
To: Peter Dorosh
Sent: Tue, Mar 17, 2015 2:33 pm
Subject: Bush Terminal (43rd St access) Park, Mar 16, 2015

Peter: This report correspond to my visit yesterday to BTP.  I saw and took pictures of the Red-necked Grebe.  No luck with the gull.

Bush Terminal (43rd St access) Park, Kings, US-NY
Mar 16, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Observer: Rafael G Campos R
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 kilometer(s)
Comments:    No wind as the day before, and waters were totally calm.  The Red-necked Grebe was easy to find and photograph. No signs of a Glaucous Gull seen the day before.
21 species

Brant (Atlantic) (Branta bernicla hrota)  14
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  8
Gadwall (Anas strepera)  4
American Wigeon (Anas americana)  1
American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)  2
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  2
Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis)  14
Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis)  2
Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola)  X
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)  6
Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus)  1
Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena)  1    A continuous individual of this sps was observed well. Photographs taken.  To see them go to Ticornis.tumblr. com.
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)  6
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  X
Herring Gull (American) (Larus argentatus smithsonianus)  X
Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)  3
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Feral Pigeon))  8
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)  2
Fish Crow (Corvus ossifragus)  4
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  1
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  6

Brooklyn is great birding!!!