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Central Park with the Family

Manhattan, NYC

semi-overcast 72 °F

On Friday, since my family was in town, I guided them around Central Park for a morning of birding!

We started off the day with a PINE WARBLER:
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My Dad offered to take a photo of the three of us in front of a beautiful flowering tree:
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BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON at Turtle Pond:
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GADWALL:
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DOWNY WOODPECKER at his nesting hole. I think he was feeding his young:
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NORTHERN FLICKER — look at those beautiful undertail coverts!
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EASTERN TOWHEE male:
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And the female:
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Then, I checked the puddle where I had the LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSH the other day, and sure enough, there it was! Too cool!
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RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET:
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Here is a huge American Bullfrog I saw in the Central Park Ramble:
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And a beautiful WHITE-THROATED SPARROW:
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Another solid day of birding, and it will get even better from here! So nice to spend the morning with my family, too. Bird-of-the-day to the Louisiana Waterthrush with runner-up to the Black-crowned Night-Heron.

Good birding,
Henry
World Life List: 970 Species

Posted by skwclar 13:01 Archived in USA

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Great pictures as usual - thank you!

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