Cape May Rare Bird Alert - 4/19/2001
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 April 19 include: returning migrants and breeders, other bird news, and news of CMBO.

A VESPER SPARROW was at the Beanery on April 14.

A BALD EAGLE was over West Cape May on the 14th.

Here is a list of newly arrived species from the past week: BROAD-WINGED HAWK near Marmora on the 9th, INDIGO BUNTING, WHITE-EYED VIREO, HOUSE WREN, EASTERN KINGBIRD, and COMMON YELLOWTHROAT at Higbee on April 13, PROTHONOTARY WARBLER at the Cape May Point SP on the 13th, BLACK-THROATED GREEN at Turkey Point on the 13th, GREAT-CRESTED FLYCATCHER at Port Norris on the 15th, Orchard Oriole along Sunset Boulevard on the 16th, RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD on Cape May Point on the 16th, NORTHERN PARULA at Belleplain SF on the 17th, and SUMMER TANAGER at the CMPt SP on the 17th.

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 http://www.njaudubon.org

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 BIRDING!

*Documentation of Review List species goes to NJBRC at 91 Sycamore Lane, Skillman 08558

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