I made my first ever birding trip to Central Park accompanied by filmaker Jeff Kimball who is responsible for a great documentary that has recently been released called Birders: The Central Park effect. You must check it out as it is incredible. www.centralparkbirdfilm.com
Red-bellied Woodpecker -male
Red-bellied Woodpecker - back view
Downy Woodpecker - male
Downy Woodpecker - closer view
A fuzzy pic of a Brown Creeper - tick!!
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - juvenile. Tick!!
Red-tailed Hawk - immature
Northern Cardinal - female
Common GrackleI had two new birds today: Yellow-bellied Sapsucker and Brown Creeper. Was well pleased with those. We also dipped on Barred Owl, Saw-whet Owl, Iceland Gull and a wayward Black-headed Gull!
I'll tell you one thing though, it was bloody freezing out there today!!