This is the Cape May Birding Hotline, a service of New Jersey Audubon Society's Cape May Bird Observatory. This week's message was prepared on Thursday, Nov 25, 2010. Highlights this week include sightings of ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER, BLACK-HEADED GULL, ICELAND GULL, CLAY-COLORED SPARROW, YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT
An ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER was seen in the 3rd field of Higbee Beach on Thursday, Nov 25, 2010.
An adult BLACK-HEADED GULL flew south past the Seawatch on Thursday, November 25, 2010.
An immature ICELAND GULL was observed flying slowly south past the Seawatch on Monday, November 22, 2010.
A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was located in the 3rd field at Higbee Beach on Sunday, November 21, 2010.
A YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT was found at the entrance to the fields at Higbee Beach WMA on Saturday, November 20, 2010.
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The Cape May Birding Hotline is a service of the New Jersey Audubon Society's Cape May Bird Observatory and details sightings from Cape May, Cumberland and Atlantic Counties. Updates are made weekly. Please report sightings of rare or unusual birds to CMBO at 609-884-2736. Sponsorship for this hotline comes from the support of CMBO members and business members, and should you not be a member, we cordially invite you to join. Individual membership is $39 per year; $49 for families. You can call either center to become a member or visit. Become a member in person and you'll receive a FREE gift (in addition to member discounts in the stores).
Good Luck, Good Birding and Happy Thanksgiving!