You have reached the Cape May Birding Hotline, a service of New Jersey
Audubon Society's Cape May Bird Observatory. Highlights for the week
ending January 11 include: GLAUCOUS GULL, EURASIAN WIGEON, other bird
news, and news of CMBO.
A GLAUCOUS GULL continues at the fish docks along Ocean Drive, reported
on January 5.
A male EURASIAN WIGEON in heavy molt was on the Madison Avenue pond in
Cape May on January 5.
Other highlights this week included GOLDEN EAGLE at Jake's Landing on
January 4, AMERICAN TREE SPARROW at Higbee Beach on the 5th, 30 HORNED
LARKS at Hidden Valley Ranch on the 6th, ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER along
Sea Grove Avenue on the 7th, BLUE-HEADED VIREO at the Cape May Point
State Park on the 7th, three REDHEADS at the Nummy Island toll bridge on
the 7th, three VESPER SPARROWS and an EASTERN PHOEBE at the Beanery on
the 7th, TREE SWALLOW at South Cape May on the 7th, LESSER BLACK-BACKED
GULL at Higbee Beach on the 7th, 100+ HORNED LARKS at the county airport
on the 10th, and AMERICAN BITTERN on Nummy Island on the 10th.
The Cape May Bird Observatory has daily walks, requiring no
pre-registration, and many special field trips and programs that do. To
receive a copy of our Program Schedule, stop our centers, or call
609-861-0700, or go to New Jersey Audubon's WEB SITE at
The Cape May Bird Observatory is a research and education unit of the
New Jersey Audubon Society. Our aim is to perpetuate and preserve the
ornithological significance of Cape May. Your membership supports these
goals and this hotline. The Cape May Birding Hotline is a service of New
Jersey Audubon's Cape May Bird Observatory and details sightings from
Cape May, Cumberland, and Atlantic Counties and near shore waters.
Updates are made on Thursday evenings. Please report sightings of rare
or unusual birds to CMBO at 609?884?2736. Thanks for calling and GOOD
Vincent J. Elia
Cape May Bird Observatory
600 Route 47 North
Cape May Court House, N. J., 08210