All the Birds

This was my Big Day, on foot through Prospect, Green-Wood, and then down to Bush Terminal Park. Train to park, bus home. In chronological order.

Yard Birds: seen from apartment or on way to subway
House Sparrow
Starling
Rock Pigeon
Osprey (on nest)
Chimney Swift
Herring Gull
American Robin
Blue Jay

In Prospect Park:
Gray Catbird
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Yellow-rumped Warbler
OvenbirdCoccyzus americanusYellow-billed Cuckoo (thanks to Dennis, Kristin, Bobbi)
Baltimore OriolePheucticus ludovicianusRose-breasted Grosbeak
Common Yellowthroat (m&f)
Magnolia Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Veery
Bay-breasted Warbler
Black & White Warbler
Warbling VireoTroglodytes aedonHouse Wren
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Common Grackle
Black-throated Green Warbler
Downy Woodpecker
Red-winged Blackbird
Green Heron
Mallard
Northern Waterthrush
Spotted Sandpiper
American Redstart
Laughing Gull
Barn Swallow
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Flicker
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Northern Parula
Blackburnian Warbler
Blackpoll WarblerChordeiles minorChordeiles minorCommon Nighthawk (Thanks to Monica)
White-throated Sparrow

In Green-Wood:
Northern Mockingbird
Canada GooseArdea albaGreat Egret
Red-tailed Hawk (3 at once)
Swainson’s Thrush
Piranga olivaceaScarlet Tanager
Chipping Sparrow
Eastern Kingbird
Monk Parakeet

Bush Terminal and surrounds:
Crow (American or Fish)
Raven
Double Crested Cormorant
Brant
Ring-billed Gull
Mute Swan

Not that the day’s over…

3 Responses to “All the Birds”


  1. 1 Shannon May 16, 2016 at 12:21 pm

    That looks to be a fantastic day. I’m sad that the spring migrants have already flown through here on the Texas Gulf Coast.


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