Birding was steady considering the strong Northeast winds overnight. 23 species of Warbler were observed throughout the park with Tilden Woods and Woodland Nature Trail being the hotspots.
A pair of BOBOLINKS were observed at the Sparrow Field
An OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER was reported at the Sparrow Field early in the morning.
Three PROTHONOTARY WARBLERS were seen at Bridge F on the Woodland Nature Trail this morning. There was also one on Tilden Woods.
The BLACK-NECKED STILT was reported once again from Hillman Marsh.
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