Gull and Owl
Randalls Island American Woodcock

Windy and Cold Central Park

On Sunday, I spent most of the day in the park trying to see a Common Redpoll without success.  However, I did have a good time seeing a group of Red-winged Hawks for the first time this year, a very beautiful European Goldfinch (possibly an escapee rather than a wild bird), Owls and the Common Merganser on the Harlem Meer.  While I wasn't trying for a long species list, I did end up with a respectable 37.

180
Canada Goose
3
Wood Duck
57
Mallard
6
Bufflehead
8
Hooded Merganser
1
Common Merganser
2
Ruddy Duck
1
Pied-billed Grebe
2
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Cooper's Hawk
4
Red-tailed Hawk
2
American Coot
18
Ring-billed Gull
1
Great Black-backed Gull
4
Mourning Dove
2
Northern Saw-whet Owl
2
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
6
Downy Woodpecker
1
Hairy Woodpecker
4
Blue Jay
8
Black-capped Chickadee
33
Tufted Titmouse
6
White-breasted Nuthatch
1
Brown Creeper
74
American Robin
2
European Starling
1
Song Sparrow
23
White-throated Sparrow
2
Dark-eyed Junco
4
Northern Cardinal
7
Red-winged Blackbird
20
Common Grackle
9
House Finch
11
American Goldfinch
1
European Goldfinch
15
House Sparrow

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