Monday, March 23, 2015

Fwd: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Mar 23, 2015

-----Original Message-----
To: Peter Dorosh
Sent: Mon, Mar 23, 2015 2:09 pm
Subject: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Mar 23, 2015

Late walk, cold, but the lake had more open water than my last visit.  Upper & lower pools still frozen, and so the Lullwater.

Two Phoebes made my day when I saw them near the Lilly Pond.
A lonely Merlin was seen perched que fenced Ballfields.

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings, US-NY
Mar 23, 2015 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.5 kilometer(s)
37 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  X
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  7
American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)  4
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  X
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)  5
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)  7
Common Merganser (North American) (Mergus merganser americanus)  3
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  14
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)  1
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  3
American Coot (Fulica americana)  7
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  X
Herring Gull (American) (Larus argentatus smithsonianus)  X
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Feral Pigeon))  23
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  16
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  2
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)  1
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  2
Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)  2
Merlin (Falco columbarius)  1
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)  2
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  4
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  5
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  2
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  2
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  48
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X
Fox Sparrow (Red) (Passerella iliaca iliaca/zaboria)  3
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  31
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  8
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) (Junco hyemalis hyemalis/carolinensis)  2
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  14
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  5
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)  6
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)  2
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  2
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  9

Brooklyn is great birding!!!