Saturday, January 7, 2012

Prospect reports for Saturday Jan 7th

Note Bold for highlights  . From today's reports, it appears there are TWO ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLERS


From Keir Randall:

Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY
 Jan 7, 2012 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 Protocol: Traveling
 2.0 mile(s)
 36 species (+1 other taxa)

 Canada Goose 30
 Mute Swan 7
 American Black Duck 4
 American Black Duck x Mallard (hybrid) 2
 Mallard 20
 Northern Shoveler 35
 Hooded Merganser 1
 Ruddy Duck 19
 Pied-billed Grebe 3
 Double-crested Cormorant 1
 Great Blue Heron 1
 Red-tailed Hawk 1
 American Coot 15
 Ring-billed Gull 200
 Herring Gull 4
 Great Black-backed Gull 1
 Rock Pigeon 20
 Mourning Dove 20
 Belted Kingfisher 1 female, Duck Island
 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1
 Downy Woodpecker 2
 Blue Jay 8
 Black-capped Chickadee 5
 White-breasted Nuthatch 1
 Carolina Wren 2
 American Robin 4
 Gray Catbird 1
 European Starling 30
 Orange-crowned Warbler 1 Lily Pond/East Wood Arch area, moving NW
 Song Sparrow 1
 White-throated Sparrow 25
 Northern Cardinal 4
 Red-winged Blackbird 1
 Common Grackle 50 foraging flock, West Island to 3 Sisters
 American Goldfinch 15
 House Sparrow 30

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From Rafael Campos;

OBSERVER: Rafael G. Campos R.

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings, US-NY
Jan 7, 2012 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 kilometer(s)
34 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  X
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  X
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  X
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)  X
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  X
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)  2
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)  1
Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)  1
American Coot (Fulica americana)  X
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  X
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)  X
Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)  X
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  X
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)  1
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  2
Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)  1
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  X
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  2
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  3
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  1
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)  1
Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)  2
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  X
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X
Orange-crowned Warbler (Oreothlypis celata)  1
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  X
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  X
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  X
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  1
House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus)  X
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  6
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  X

Brooklyn is great birding!!!!


From John Ascher :

Prospect Park--Prospect Lake, Kings, US-NY
Jan 7, 2012 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Protocol: Traveling
0.5 mile(s)
21 species (+2 other taxa)

Canada Goose  X
Mute Swan  X
American Black Duck  X
American Black Duck x Mallard (hybrid)  X
Mallard  X
Northern Shoveler  29
Hooded Merganser  1
Ruddy Duck  X
Pied-billed Grebe  3
Double-crested Cormorant  1
American Coot  X
Ring-billed Gull  X
Herring Gull  X
Great Black-backed Gull  1
Rock Pigeon  X
Downy Woodpecker  1
Black-capped Chickadee  1
Tufted Titmouse  1
Carolina Wren  1
Winter Wren  1     dirt mound by green dumpster
Orange-crowned Warbler (Gray-headed)  1     on dirt mound to L of green dumpster; seen at same loc. by m.obs. for weeks
Northern Cardinal  1
Red-winged Blackbird  1

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