Results of Starr Saphir Memorial Walk

Results of 5th Annual Starr Saphir Memorial Fall Migration Walk

On Sunday, October 15, 2017, twenty-two people gathered in the north end of Central Park for the walk. Skies were mainly overcast; the temperature hovered close to 70 degrees, and there was a light southwest wind. The walk lasted 4 hours. Birding was somewhat slow, with 44 species tallied.

1. Canada Goose
2. Gadwall
3. American Black Duck
4. Mallard
5. Northern Shoveler
6. Rock Pigeon
7. Mourning Dove
8. Chimney Swift
9. Herring Gull
10. Great Black-backed Gull
11. Great Blue Heron
12. Red-tailed Hawk
13. Red-bellied Woodpecker (h)
14. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
15. Downy Woodpecker
16. Northern Flicker
17. Peregrine Falcon
18. Eastern Wood-Pewee
19. Eastern Phoebe
20. Blue-headed Vireo
21. Blue Jay
22. American Crow
23. White-breasted Nuthatch
24. Winter Wren
25. Golden-crowned Kinglet
26. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
27. Hermit Thrush
28. American Robin
29. Gray Catbird (h)
30. Brown Thrasher
31. Northern Mockingbird
32. European Starling
33. House Sparrow
34. House Finch
35. Northern Waterthrush
36. Cape May Warbler
37. Palm Warbler
38. Chipping Sparrow
39. White-throated Sparrow
40. Dark-eyed Junco
41. Scarlet Tanager
42. Northern Cardinal
43. Common Grackle
44. Brown-headed Cowbird

Eastern Gray Squirrel
Eastern Chipmunk
Northern Raccoon
Butterflies:
Cabbage White
Painted Lady
Monarch

Walk leader, Lenore Swenson

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