Sunday, March 29, 2015

Fwd: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Mar 29, 2015

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From: Rafael Guillermo Camp os-Ramírez <>
Sent: 29-Mar-2015 13:11:54 +0000
Subject: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Mar 29, 2015

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings, US-NY
Mar 29, 2015 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Observer: Rafael G Campos. Also Ed Crowne, Emily Goldstein, Kathy Tomei.
Protocol: Traveling
2.5 kilometer(s)
39 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  14
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  5
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)  10    2 Lower Pool; 3 Upper Pool; 5 flyover Peninsula.
American Wigeon (Anas americana)  1
American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)  4
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  X
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)  13
Green-winged Teal (American) (Anas crecca carolinensis)  2    Pair at Upper Pool.
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)  6
Common Merganser (North American) (Mergus merganser americanus)  4    Still at the lake. Multiple observers & reports.
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  34
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)  7    All were on the shore of Duck Island, Prospect Lake.
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)  1
American Coot (Fulica americana)  6
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  X
Herring Gull (American) (Larus argentatus smithsonianus)  X
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Feral Pigeon))  4
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  9
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  2
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  3
Merlin (Falco columbarius)  1    Flyover Vale.
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)  15
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  6
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  10
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  1
Winter Wren (Troglodytes hiemalis)  1    Peninsula
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  26
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  6
Palm Warbler (Yellow) (Setophaga palmarum hypochrysea)  1    by the Nethermead Arches.
Pine Warbler (Setophaga pinus)  1    Ravine
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  12
Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana)  2
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  14
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) (Junco hyemalis hyemalis/carolinensis)  7
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  8
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  3
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)  4
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)  4
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  5

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Brooklyn is great birding!!!