5th Avenue Nesting
Jack and Jill, 55 Water Street Peregrine Falcons have eggs

Merlin and other birds

One goes through periods where one doesn't see anything special while birding, and then all at once you turn a corner and see lots of interesting birds.  This happened to me on Thursday evening around 6 p.m.  I photographed four birds, including a new bird for my Central Park list, a Merlin on a ten minute walk from the East 70's to the West 70's.

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Merlin

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Wood Duck

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Winter Wren

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Brown Thrasher