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2021 Birding Tour List of Sightings

Bryant Park’s Birding Tours take place during Spring and Fall migrations, when dozens of species use the park as a pit stop on their seasonal journeys. Over the years, 134 unique species of bird have been spotted in Bryant Park. This list will be updated with each tour’s list of sightings.

Monday, April 19, 2021

Great Black-backed Gull, Northern Flicker, Dark-eyed Junco, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Palm Warbler, Gray Catbird, White-throated Sparrow, European Starling, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

Thursday, April 22

Swamp Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, European Starling, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

Monday, April 26

Eastern Towhee, Gray Catbird, Wood Thrush, Brown Thrasher, Swamp Sparrow, European Starling, American Robin, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

Thursday, April 29

Lincoln’s Sparrow, American Goldfinch, Hermit Thrush, European Starling, Gray Catbird, Swamp Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

Monday, May 3

Baltimore Oriole, Blue Jay, Northern Mockingbird, Ovenbird, Yellow Warbler (Northern), Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle), Common Yellowthroat, Eastern Towhee, Hermit Thrush, Savannah Sparrow, Gray Catbird, Swamp Sparrow, American Robin, European Starling, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)

Thursday, May 6

Orchard Oriole, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Black-throated Green Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, Ovenbird, Lincoln's Sparrow, Baltimore Oriole, Yellow Warbler (Northern), Hermit Thrush, Blue Jay, Common Yellowthroat, European Starling, Gray Catbird, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)

Monday, May 10

Clapper Rail (Atlantic Coast), Indigo Bunting, Veery, Black-throated Green Warbler, Northern Waterthrush, Wilson's Warbler, Yellow Warbler (Northern), Common Yellowthroat, Eastern Towhee, Ovenbird, Hermit Thrush, Swamp Sparrow, Gray Catbird, European Starling, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)

Thursday, May 13

Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted), Northern Waterthrush, Black-and-white Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Blue Jay, Wood Thrush, Swamp Sparrow, Ovenbird, European Starling, Gray Catbird, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)

Monday, May 17

Red-bellied Woodpecker, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, Blue Jay, Herring Gull (American), Mourning Dove, Ovenbird, European Starling, Gray Catbird, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)

Thursday, May 20

American Kestrel, Baltimore Oriole, Warbling Vireo (Eastern,) Blue Jay, White-throated Sparrow (later than usual,) Northern Waterthrush, Swamp Sparrow, European Starling, Yellow Warbler, Grey Catbird, Ovenbird, House Sparrow, Common Yellowthroat, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon).

Monday, May 24

Bay-Breasted Warbler, Black and White Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler, American Redstart, Ovenbird, White-Throated Sparrow, Catharus sp., Blue Jay, European Starling, Common Yellowthroat, American Robin, House Sparrow, Gray Catbird, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)

Thursday, May 27

Black-and-white Warbler, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, American Crow, Ovenbird, Gray Catbird, American Robin, White-throated Sparrow, European Starling, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)

Monday, May 31

American Kestrel, Black-and-white Warbler, Lincoln's Sparrow, Blackpoll Warbler, Wilson's Warbler, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, Eastern Towhee, American Robin, Herring Gull, Ovenbird, Blue Jay, Gray Catbird, White-throated Sparrow, European Starling, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)

Thursday, June 3

Northern Waterthrush, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, American Crow, Ovenbird, American Robin, European Starling, Gray Catbird, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)

Monday, September 6

Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Black-and-white Warbler, Eastern Wood-Pewee, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, Mourning Dove, Ovenbird, Song Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Gray Catbird, European Starling, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)

Thursday, September 9

American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, Gray Catbird, European Starling, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

Monday, September 13

Black-and-white Warbler, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, American Crow, Ovenbird, Gray Catbird, European Starling, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

Thursday, September 16

Black-throated Blue Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, Ovenbird, Gray Catbird, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

Monday, September 20

Veery, Magnolia Warbler, Lincoln's Sparrow, Northern Parula, Swainson's Thrush, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, Ovenbird, Gray Catbird, European Starling, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

Thursday, September 24, 2021

Northern Waterthrush, Magnolia Warbler, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, Ovenbird, Gray Catbird, European Starling, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

Monday, September 27

Blackpoll Warbler, Mourning Warbler, Gray-cheeked Thrush, Scarlet Tanager, Blue Jay, Lincoln's Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Northern Waterthrush, Black-and-white Warbler, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Ovenbird, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, Gray Catbird, European Starling, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

Thursday, September 30

Bald Eagle, Peregrine Falcon, Nashville Warbler, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Winter Wren, Brown Thrasher, Gray-cheeked Thrush, Palm Warbler (Yellow), Blackpoll Warbler, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, Ovenbird, Gray Catbird, European Starling, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

Monday, October 4

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Winter Wren, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Northern Waterthrush, Palm Warbler (Yellow), Blackpoll Warbler, American Redstart, American Crow, Common Yellowthroat, Ovenbird, Gray Catbird, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

Thursday, October 7

Black-and-white Warbler, Northern Parula, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Ovenbird, Common Yellowthroat, European Starling, Gray Catbird, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

Monday Oct 11

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Winter Wren, Swamp Sparrow, Ovenbird, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, European Starling, Gray Catbird, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

Thursday, October 14

Yellow Warbler (Northern), Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Hermit Thrush, Swamp Sparrow, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Herring Gull (American), Ovenbird, Common Yellowthroat, Gray Catbird, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon