Friday, August 24, 2012

Prospect Aug 24th Philadelphia Vireo report

PHILADELPHIA VIREO hilights today's birds, seen above the Wellhouse along the mid slope path.Also reported by Keir TENNESSEE WARBLER among 8 warbler species.

From Keir:

hi Peter
There was a pick up in activity this morning on Breeze Hill and Lookout, mostly Warbling Vireos and Redstarts but I'd imagine there's more good stuff in the park today. Best, Keir.

Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY
Aug 24, 2012 7:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
34 species (+1 other taxa)

Mute Swan 5
Mallard 6
Green Heron 2
Rock Pigeon 3
Mourning Dove 10
Chimney Swift 2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
Hairy Woodpecker 1
Northern Flicker 1
Empidonax sp. 1 probable Least, Butterfly Meadow
Great Crested Flycatcher 1
Warbling Vireo 12 A conservative estimate. Seemed to be new arrivals (ie migrants augmenting breeders), many singing.
Philadelphia Vireo 1 Lookout East slope, path above Wellhouse. Seen very close at near eye level - clearly this species and not Warbling.
Red-eyed Vireo 3
Black-capped Chickadee 4
House Wren 2
Carolina Wren 1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2
American Robin 20
Gray Catbird 5
Northern Mockingbird 1
European Starling 10
Blue-winged Warbler 1
Black-and-white Warbler 4
Tennessee Warbler 1 Female type (yellow/olive) feeding low next to Lookout switchback trail
Common Yellowthroat 1
American Redstart 15
Yellow Warbler 5
Chestnut-sided Warbler 1
Canada Warbler 1
Song Sparrow 1
Northern Cardinal 6
American Goldfinch 8
House Sparrow 10