Sparrow Rock on Sunday
Male Mandarin Duck

Weekend Birds

I didn't bird much this weekend but I did spend a few hours in Central Park on both Saturday and Sunday.

Pale Male, who usually is easy to find on fall afternoons west of the Met or around the Great Lawn has been hard to find this year.  I wonder if the continued construction on the museum has him hunting in other places this year.

On Sunday, there were three Wood Ducks and and immature Double-Crested Cormorant on Turtle Pond.  The Wood Ducks tried to take a nap, but got frightened by some cheers for NYC Marathon runners and left the pond.

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