Cape May Rare Bird Alert - 5/15/2001
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 June 15 include: MISSISSIPPI KITE, other bird news, and news of CMBO.

MISSISSIPPI KITES were recorded at the Beanery on June 6 and at the State Park on June 12.

Other highlights included: CLIFF SWALLOW in the State Park on June 8, two RED-SHOULDERED HAWKS at the Beanery on the 9th, migrant SCARLET TANAGER in West Cape May on the 9th, a GREEN-WINGED TEAL and five BLUE-WINGED TEAL at the South Cape May Meadows (SCMM) on the 9th, two BROWN PELICANS, six RED KNOTS, and four WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPERS at Stone Harbor Point on the 9th, six WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPERS at SCMM on the 11th, and two RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS in Petersburg on the 12th.

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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