You have reached the Cape May Birding Hotline, a service of New Jersey
Society's Cape May Bird Observatory. This message was prepared on
January 16, 2003. Highlights from the last week include GREATER
GOOSE, LONG-BILLED CURLEW, EURASIAN WIGEON and NASHVILLE WARBLER.
Five GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GEESE continue to be around West Cape May.
were seen this week on Jan. 13th on Lily Lake.
A LONG-BILLED CURLEW continues to be seen in the marshes behind North
Wildwood. Our most recent report is from Jan. 14th. Best viewing is
west end of 26th, 19th, 17th, and 14th Streets in North Wildwood. The
usually seen at lower tides.
A EURASIAN WIGEON continues on Daveys Lake at the Higbee Beach Wildlife
Management Area, seen on Jan. 15th.
A NASHVILLE WARBLER was near the parking lot at Hidden Valley Ranch on
Fifteen TREE SWALLOWS were at West Cape May on Jan. 10th. A
SPARROW was seen at Hidden Valley Ranch on Jan. 11th. Two BALTIMORE
were on Seagrove Ave. on Jan. 10th, and one was at Foster Lane in West
May on the 11th and 12th. A YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT was at the Beanery on
12th. ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLERS were found at Cape May Point State Park
10th and at The Nature Conservancys Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge
Meadows) on the 12th. A dark morph Rough-legged Hawk was with four
Short-eared Owls at Jakes Landing on Jan. 13th. Two SEMIPALMATED
with 50+ RED KNOTS at the Two Mile Beach Unit of the Cape May NWR on
A pelagic trip from Belmar, NJ, is scheduled for Saturday, February 1.
more information call 215-234-6805 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Cape May Bird Observatory offers an extensive series of regular
that require no pre-registration and many special field trips and
which advanced registration is required. To receive a copy of our
Schedule, stop at one of our centers, call the office during business
609-861-0700, call our natural history and events hotline at
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This Cape May Birding Hotline is a service of the Cape May Bird
which is a research, conservation, and education unit of the New Jersey
Audubon Society. Our aim is to preserve and perpetuate the
significance of Cape May. Your membership supports these goals and this
hotline. We detail sightings from around Cape May County, and also
reports from Cumberland and Atlantic Counties. Updates are typically
Thursdays. Please report your sightings of rare or unusual birds to
Northwood Center at 609-884-2736, or e-mail reports to
CapeMayReports@njaudubon.org.* Thanks for calling and GOOD BIRDING!
Vincent J. Elia
Cape May Bird Observatory
600 Route 47 North
Cape May Court House, N. J., 08210