The Prince of Orange

A Baltimore Oriole in The Ramble of Central Park

On Full Display

Great Egret coming in for a landing at The Reservoir in Central Park

On A High Perch

A Great Crested Flycatcher near Shakespeare Garden in Central Park.

Playing Hard To Get

A speedy little Ovenbird in The Ramble of Central Park.

Avian Togetherness

A pair of mourning doves in the Ramble of Central Park, April 29, 2021.

The Little Bandito

Common Yellowthroat warbler in the Ramble of Central Park, April 29, 2021.

Wisteria Time

The Wisteria is in full bloom at the Conservancy Garden in Central Park; April 30, 2021.

At Home at the Water’s Edge

A migrating Northern Waterthrush at the Gill in the Ramble of Central Park, April 27, 2021.

His Majesty

A male Northern Cardinal, the mate of yesterday’s post, in the Ramble of Central Park, April 26, 2021.

Cardinalis cardinalis

Female Northern Cardinal in The Ramble of Central Park

No Ordinary Sparrow………

A migrating Chipping Sparrow (Spizalla passerina) dining in a grassy field in Central Park next to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Nuthatch at the Garden

A red-breasted nuthatch at Shakespeare Garden in Central Park, April 23, 2021.

Snow-White Elegance

Great Egret (Ardea alba) at The Lake in Central Park

Kwanzan Time

The Kwanzan cherry trees are blooming in Central Park, don’t miss them if you live nearby; west of the Reservoir, April 21, 2021.

Getting The Good Stuff

Female Downy woodpecker (eastern) getting something yummy from a tree. If you look closely you can see her tongue; Central Park Ramble today April 22, 2021.

A Central Park Visitor

Black-and-White Warbler during a stop-over in Central Park on it’s way north; April 20, 2021.

The Little Migrant

A Swamp Sparrow during it’s brief stop-over in The Ramble of Central Park, April 20, 2021.

On The Alert

A well camouflaged and watchful American Robin in The Ramble of Central Park today April 19, 2021.

There Is Always One……..

Park Avenue, April 17, 2021.

The Greening of Turtle Pond

Central park, April 16, 2021

Crab-apple Walk

The crabapple blossoms in the Conservatory Garden of Central Park are bursting forth today April 15, 2021.

Tranquil Waters

The Pond and Gapstow Bridge in Central Park, April 14, 2021.

A Woodland Walk

Through a tapestry of lesser celandine flowers in the North Woods of central Park, today April 13, 2021.

Magnolia Time

Magnolia blossoms at Cleopatra’s Needle (The Obelisk)

The Urban Predator

A Cooper’s Hawk in The Ramble of Central Park

The Delicacy of Spring

Tender spring greens and delicate blossoms in the Ramble in Central Park

A Canopy of Cherries

Cherry trees along the Bridle Path in Central Park today April 9, 2021.

The Busy Woodworker

A red-bellied woodpecker near Turtle Pond in Central Park

An Old Beauty

Amazing that something so craggy like an old cherry tree trunk can produce such delicate blossoms; Central Park today April 7, 2021.

Hammering Away

Hairy Woodpecker in the Ravine of Central Park.

Spring Colors

Magnolia blossoms in the Conservatory Garden today, April 5, 2021.

A Moment of Contemplation

A Wood Thrush at Turtle Pond in Central Park, April 3, 2021.

Looking for Insects

A Palm Warbler during a rest stop on it’s way north at the edge of Turtle Pond in Central Park, April 3, 2021.

The Migrants Are Here

A Northern Parula on it’s way from the Caribbean to maybe southern Canada or Maine, in The Ramble of Central Park April 1, 2021.

A Bird on a Log

White-throated sparrow in The Ravine of Central Park, March 29, 2021

Amid the Yellow Buds

A Tufted Titmouse in The Ravine of Central Park, March 29, 2021.

The Mobile Photographer

Riding a 3-wheeler and equipped with several cameras and a loud music-playing boombox, this colorful photographer was enjoying himself. It seems that the summer scene has started early; Central Park March 30, 2021.

Spring Bird

A young Red-Breasted Nuthatch in The Ravine of Central Park March 29, 2021.

Blue Beauty

Although very common in New York, the Blue Jay is a beautiful bird; Central Park Ravine, March 24, 2021.

Spring Has Sprung

The early cherries are in full bloom in Central Park today March 27, 2021.

An Early Spring Ramble

A hint of yellow blossoms and a meandering stream called The Gill in The Ramble of Central Park, March 26, 2021.

A Yellow Canopy

A walk under the first spring blossoms (prob. common spicebush) along the east drive in Central Park, March 24, 2021.

Patience

A Great Blue Heron waiting for a meal to swim by at The Harlem Meer in Central Park

Making Waves

An American Coot making waves on The Central Park Reservoir

The Ides of March

Mid-March in Central Park and all is quiet

Stopping for a Drink

A female Northern Cardinal pauses her busy spring chores to get some water in the Ravine of Central Park.

Waiting In The Shadows

A traveler in the new Moynihan Train Hall, New York City, March 2, 2021.

Big City

A bird’s eye view of mid-Manhattan and the growing towers of Hudson Yard from the 77th floor of the Empire State Building; March 2, 2021.

Still Frozen

The Lake in Central Park, Feb. 26, 2021.
The Lake in Central Park, Feb. 26, 2021.
The Lake in Central Park, Feb. 26, 2021.
The Lake in Central Park, Feb. 26, 2021.

The Great Melt

A still frozen Turtle Pond and a Great White Lawn slowly thawing in Central Park today Feb. 24, 2021.