Saturday, January 28, 2012

Prospect reports January 28th,27th

From Adam Welz:

Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY
Jan 28, 2012 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
4.0 kilometer(s)
Comments: warm, still day
34 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) X
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) X
American Black Duck (Anas rubripes) 3
American Black Duck x Mallard (hybrid) (Anas rubripes x platyrhynchos) X
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) X
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) 8
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris) 7
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) 32
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) 2
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) 1
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) 1
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) 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) 3
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) X
Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus) 2
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) X
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) 23
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) 4
American Robin (Turdus migratorius) 5
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) X
Orange-crowned Warbler (Oreothlypis celata) 1 seen well near end of Peninsula in pines. A long-staying bird.
Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) 1
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) X
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) X
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) 20 approx count, group near Pools, first large group I've seen this winter
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) X
House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) X
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) 2
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) X

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From Peter

Note : Gray Catbird

Prospect Park--Prospect Lake, Kings, US-NY
Jan 27, 2012 3:45 PM - 4:05 PM
Protocol: Stationary
12 species

Canada Goose  275
Mute Swan  X
American Black Duck  2
Mallard  X
Northern Shoveler  42
Ring-necked Duck  8--6 West Isl, 2 Peninsula shore
Hooded Merganser  1 hen
Ruddy Duck  8
Pied-billed Grebe  2
American Coot  X
Ring-billed Gull  X
Herring Gull  X

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Prospect Park--Feeders, Kings, US-NY
Jan 28, 2012 2:20 PM - 2:45 PM
Protocol: Stationary
11 species

with Obs Kathy Toomey

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  1  Breeze Hill Cleft Ridge
Downy Woodpecker  1
Blue Jay  1
Black-capped Chickadee  1
Tufted Titmouse  1
Carolina Wren  1--gorgeous ! picking up Suet scraps on ground
White-throated Sparrow  3
Red-winged Blackbird  1
Common Grackle  3
House Finch  4

Lamppost 249--Gray Catbird  1 under the Silky Dogwood shrubs right of LPost

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