Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Prospect August 14th; ACFL and decent warbler reports

From Keir Randall:

Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY
Aug 14, 2012 7:10 AM - 9:10 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.5 mile(s)
33 species (+1 other taxa)

Mute Swan 5
Mallard 5
Peregrine Falcon 1
Rock Pigeon 1
Mourning Dove 10
Downy Woodpecker 2
Northern Flicker 3
Acadian Flycatcher 1 Seen calling just north of Rick's Place, close to the nest location earlier this summer. Appeared to be missing most of it's tail - post nuptial molt?
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's) 1 Lookout, Butterfly Meadow
Eastern Kingbird 1
White-eyed Vireo 1 Wellhouse, singing
Warbling Vireo 1
Red-eyed Vireo 2
Barn Swallow 2
Carolina Wren 1
House Wren 2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2 Butterfly Meadow
American Robin 25
Gray Catbird 6
Northern Mockingbird 1
European Starling 30

Northern Waterthrush 1
Blue-winged Warbler 1 Binnen water bathing spot
Black-and-white Warbler 3
American Redstart 3
Yellow Warbler 1
Chestnut-sided Warbler 1 1st yr type, Wellhouse
Canada Warbler
1 1st yr type, Binnen water bathing spot
Song Sparrow 1
Northern Cardinal 5
Red-winged Blackbird 1
Orchard Oriole 3 Breeze Hill pines
American Goldfinch 1
House Sparrow 15

Also reported, Blue-winged Warbler above the Wellhouse by Kathy Toomey

Northern Waterthrush in the garage area 9th street
Ovenbird inside Quaker Cemetery


From Kathy:
date = 2012/08/14
site = Prospect Park
observers = Kathy Toomey

empidonax sp.   near the switchback trail
Canada Goose
Mute Swan
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
White-eyed Vireo   several,near switchback trail
Red-eyed Vireo
Blue Jay
Barn Swallow
Carolina Wren
American Robin
Gray Catbird
European Starling
Yellow Warbler
American Redstart
Ovenbird   ravine
Blue-winged Warbler   path above the Wellhouse, moved over to the switchback trail
Northern Waterthrush

Chipping Sparrow   one, in bushes by Upper Pool, the corner near the ballfields
Northern Cardinal
Common Grackle
American Goldfinch   heard
House Sparrow

From Orrin:

BBGarden site

A couple of redstarts, a northern waterthrush, a couple of hummingbirds.  Many song sparrows.  Huge volume of catbirds (must be migrating through).  And the general large volume of robins, mourning doves, and scruffy (immature I guess) mockingbirds