Results of 2016 Fall Migration Walk

Results of 4th Annual Starr Saphir Memorial Fall Migration Walk

October 16, 2016, was a delightful autumn day in Central Park – sunny with temperatures in the 50’s and a light southwest breeze. Leaves showed a nice mixture of early fall color. Birding in the north end started off with good activity in spots, but slowed down a bit as the day progressed. Twenty-four people attended the Starr Saphir Memorial Walk, which lasted over 4 hours.

1. Canada Goose
2. Gadwall
3. Mallard
4. Northern Shoveler
5. Ruddy Duck
6. Black-crowned Night Heron
7. Red-tailed Hawk
8. Ring-billed Gull
9. Herring Gull
10. Rock Pigeon
11. Mourning Dove
12. Red-bellied Woodpecker
13. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
14. Downy Woodpecker
15. Northern Flicker
16. Eastern Phoebe
17. Blue Jay
18. American Crow
19. Black-capped Chickadee
20. Tufted Titmouse
21. Red-breasted Nuthatch
22. White-breasted Nuthatch
23. Winter Wren
24. Carolina Wren (h)
25. Golden-crowned Kinglet
26. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
27. Hermit Thrush
28. American Robin
29. Gray Catbird
30. Brown Thrasher
31. Northern Mockingbird
32. European Starling
33. Northern Parula
34. Blackpoll Warbler
35. Black-throated Blue Warbler
36. Palm Warbler
37. Pine Warbler
38. Yellow-rumped Warbler
39. Eastern Towhee (h)
40. Chipping Sparrow
41. Song Sparrow
42. White-throated Sparrow
43. Dark-eyed Junco
44. Northern Cardinal
45. Rose-breasted Grosbeak
46. Common Grackle
47. Brown-headed Cowbird
48. House Finch
49. American Goldfinch
50. House Sparrow

Eastern Gray Squirrel
Eastern Chipmunk
Norway Rat
Red-eared Slider
Cabbage White
American Lady
Louisiana Crayfish

Lenore Swenson


4th Annual Fall Migration Walk

On Sunday, 16 October 2016, at 7:30 a.m. at 103rd Street and Central Park West, Lenore Swenson will lead a birding walk through Central Park’s North End in memory of Starr Saphir. This walk is open to all birders and there is no need to register.