Peregrine Falcon, Ramble

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

Peregrine Falcon 

Starr Saphir and Lenore Swenson’s walk in the Central Park Ramble had 53 species including six warblers.

Highlights: (* means new bird for the season)

  • Wood Duck
  • Red-tailed Hawk
  • Peregrine Falcon* (flyover)
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  • Hairy Woodpecker (Starr found it on west side of Upper Lobe)
  • Black-capped Chickadee (heard several times; has been uncommon this year)
  • Tufted Titmouse* (many, after long absence)
  • Winter Wren
  • Gray-cheeked Thrush
  • Swainson’s Thrush (many, again)
  • Wood Thrush
  • Pine Warbler
  • Eastern Towhee
  • Song Sparrow
  • Lincoln’s Sparrow