Photo by Ron Terner

Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, New York, US

Nov 6, 2021 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Protocol: Traveling

3.0 mile(s)

Checklist Comments:     NYC Audubon Walk

33 species


Canada Goose  500     Rough estimate. Some on parade grounds and some in the lake.

Mute Swan  5

Wood Duck  1

Northern Shoveler  10

Mallard  45

American Black Duck  10

Green-winged Teal  8     Most had their heads tucked in but identifiable by the green speculum and the buffy streak on the tail. Others had a dark head with dark line across the cheek. Present on the west side of the lake along the Putnam Trail. There were AB Duck nearby and we sorted them out.

Ruddy Duck  7

Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  50     Estimate

Mourning Dove  10

Ring-billed Gull  2     Flyover

Cooper's Hawk  1

Red-tailed Hawk  1

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  1

Red-bellied Woodpecker  1

Downy Woodpecker  1

Merlin  1

Peregrine Falcon  1     Chasing a pigeon mid air over the parade ground.

Blue Jay  12

White-breasted Nuthatch  1

European Starling  4

Northern Mockingbird  1

American Robin  8

Cedar Waxwing  7     Flyover

House Sparrow  3

American Goldfinch  3

White-throated Sparrow  3

Vesper Sparrow  3     On parade grounds. White eye ring apparent, streaky, beige belly, Photo forthcoming.

Red-winged Blackbird  4

Brown-headed Cowbird  1

Common Grackle  3

Yellow-rumped Warbler  3

Black-throated Green Warbler  1     Very close and long looks at this bird. Very identifiable olive face pattern,. Well seen by the entire group.  Photo forthcoming.


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