A newsboard for reporting bird sightings, happenings & announcements in north Brooklyn and the 3 main central north Brooklyn green regions : historic Prospect Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden , & Greenwood Cemetery.A Brooklyn Bird Club service www.brooklynbirdclub.org
Note: short posts of rare sightings /activity alerts are sent by cell phone.If the species name(s)/locale is first in the title heading, it's a cellphone text message afield.Also note: Brooklyn Conservation posts.
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Giant Swallowtail in Prospect 8/12
A Giant Swallowtail Butterfly was reported in the Midwood by Steve Nanz. This is an extremely rare species in the park,last time i heard of one seen along East Drive under a decade ago.