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