Results of 3rd Annual Starr Saphir Memorial Walk

The 3rd Annual Starr Saphir Memorial Spring Migration Walk was held in Central Park’s Ramble on Friday, May 1, 2015. About 30 participants joined in on this mostly cloudy and cool day. Despite the weather, Central Park put on its springtime best of trees and flowers in bloom. Although the bird activity was slow, we did manage to find 53 species in about 3.5 hours:

1-Canada Goose
2-Wood Duck
4-Double-crested Cormorant
5-Great Egret
6-Black-crowned Night Heron
7-Red-tailed Hawk
8-Herring Gull
9-Great Black-backed Gull
10-Rock Pigeon
11-Mourning Dove
12-Chimney Swift
13-Red-bellied Woodpecker
14-Downy Woodpecker
15-Northern Flicker
16-Great Crested Flycatcher
17-Warbling Vireo
18-Blue Jay
19-Tree Swallow
20-Northern Rough-winged Swallow
21-Barn Swallow
22-Tufted Titmouse
23-White-breasted Nuthatch
24-House Wren
25-Carolina Wren
26-Ruby-crowned Kinglet
28-Hermit Thrush
29-Wood Thrush
30-American Robin
31-Gray Catbird
32-European Starling
33-Northern Parula
34-Yellow Warbler
35-Yellow-rumped Warbler
36-Prairie Warbler
37-Black-and-white Warbler
38-Northern Waterthrush
39-Louisiana Waterthrush
40-Eastern Towhee
41-Chipping Sparrow
42-Field Sparrow
43-Song Sparrow
44-White-throated Sparrow
45-Northern Cardinal
46-Rose-breasted Grosbeak
47-Red-winged Blackbird
48-Common Grackle
49-Brown-headed Cowbird
50-Baltimore Oriole
51-House Finch
52-American Goldfinch
53-House Sparrow

Also: Eastern Gray Squirrel, Red-eared Slider.

Lenore Swenson