Results of Spring Migration Walk

RESULTS OF THE 7TH ANNUAL STARR SAPHIR MEMORIAL SPRING MIGRATION WALK

Friday, May 3, 2019, was cloudy and overcast for the 5 hours of our walk, but the rain held off. Temperatures were in the low 50’s with a light ENE breeze. A total of 26 of us rambled through the Ramble in Central Park, encountering other groups of birders.

We had a total of 66 birds, including 15 warblers:
1. Canada Goose
2. Mallard
3. Rock Pigeon
4. Mourning Dove
5. Chimney Swift
6. Herring Gull
7. Double-crested Cormorant
8. Black-crowned Night Heron
9. Red-tailed Hawk
10. Red-bellied Woodpecker
11. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
12. Downy Woodpecker
13. Northern Flicker
14. Great Crested Flycatcher
15. Least Flycatcher
16. White-eyed Vireo
17. Yellow-throated Vireo
18. Blue-headed Vireo
19. Warbling Vireo
20. Red-eyed Vireo (heard)
21. Blue Jay
22. Barn Swallow
23. Tufted Titmouse
24. Red-breasted Nuthatch
25. White-breasted Nuthatch
26. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
27. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
28. Veery
29. Swainson’s Thrush
30. Hermit Thrush
31. Wood Thrush
32. American Robin
33. Gray Catbird
34. European Starling
35. House Sparrow
36. House Finch
37. Purple Finch
38. Pine Siskin
39. American Goldfinch
40. Eastern Towhee
41. Chipping Sparrow
42. Swamp Sparrow
43. White-throated Sparrow
44. Baltimore Oriole
45. Red-winged Blackbird
46. Brown-headed Cowbird
47. Common Grackle
48. Ovenbird
49. Northern Waterthrush
50. Blue-winged Warbler (heard)
51. Black-and-white Warbler
52. Common Yellowthroat
53. Hooded Warbler
54. American Redstart
55. Northern Parula
56. Magnolia Warbler
57. Yellow Warbler
58. Chestnut-sided Warbler
59. Black-throated Blue Warbler
60. Yellow-rumped Warbler
61. Prairie Warbler
62. Black-throated Green Warbler
63. Scarlet Tanager
64. Northern Cardinal
65. Rose-breasted Grosbeak
66. Indigo Bunting

MAMMALS
Eastern Gray Squirrel
Eastern Red Bat (barely alive)

Lenore Swenson

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Spring Migration Walk May 3

Lenore Swenson will lead the Seventh Annual Starr Saphir Spring Migration Walk on Friday, May 3, at 7:30 a.m. in and around the Central Park Ramble. Meet at 81st and Central Park West.