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Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Green-Wood Cemetery Spring Birds Highlights

While it may technically still be Spring until June 21st, the northbound migration in Green-Wood Cemetery is over. There may still be a few birds dribbling through the area, but the peak of Spring migration is behind us. My birding tours (and Brooklyn birding in general) this Spring were very productive. For the months of April and May we totaled 135 species in Green-Wood Cemetery...118 of which were in May alone! We were fortunate to have photographer Evan Rabeck along for many of the walks and I've created a short slideshow video of his photographs to celebrate Spring in historic Green-Wood Cemetery. Enjoy.

Here is the cast of the video (in order of appearance):

Spring crocuses
Eastern Phoebe
Pine Warbler
Ring-necked Duck
Blue Jay
Chipping Sparrow
Palm Warbler
Brown Thrasher
Cherry blossoms
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Great Egret
Summer Tanager
White-eyed Vireo
Common Grackle
American Robin
Black-and-white Warbler
Blue Grosbeak
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Baltimore Oriole
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Eastern Towhee (male)
Gray Catbird
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Scarlet Tanager
Wood Thrush
Yellow Warbler
Eastern Whip-poor-will
American Goldfinch
Common Raven
American Redstart
Cape May Warbler (male)
Magnolia Warbler
Northern Parula
American Redstart (again)
Blackpoll Warbler
Cape May Warbler (female)
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Towhee (female)
Turkey Vulture
Eastern Kingbird
Willow Flycatcher (?)
Green Heron
Red-tailed Hawk

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