This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Wednesday, Jan. 11,
1995 at noon with reports of BARROW'S GOLDENEYE, SNOWY OWL,
HARLEQUIN, RAZORBILL, COMMON EIDER, EURASIAN WIGEON,
REDHEAD, BLACK-HEADED GULL, LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL,
GLAUCOUS GULL, ICELAND GULL, SHORT-EARED OWL, BALD EAGLE,
and seasonal reports.
At Sandy Hook, the BARROW'S GOLDENEYE was not seen Jan. 7
but it was found on Jan. 8. Also at Sandy Hook, the
HARLEQUIN continues at the Auditorium, 12 REDHEADS were in
the Scaup flock at Spermaceti Cove Jan. 8, and an ICELAND
GULL was on the beach Jan. 7.
SNOWY OWLS continue at Holgate as of Jan. 8, also one was
at Kearny on Belleville Pike, on a landfill, on Jan. 4. Two
RAZORBILLS were at Manasquan Inlet Jan. 7. KITTIWAKES were
there on Jan. 8. A COMMON BLACK-HEADED GULL was on Ocean
Drive, Wildwood Crest, in the Coast Guard Pond on Jan. 7.
HARLEQUIN, ICELAND GULL, and COMMON EIDER were in Barnegat
Inlet Jan. 8. An ICELAND GULL was at Shark River Jan. 7 -8;
EURASIAN WIGEONS were at Silver Lake, Belmar, on the
island, and at Lake Takanassee, both Jan. 8.
Gulls on the Delaware Jan. 7-8 were as follows: on Jan. 7,
2 LESSER BLACK-BACKS at Pennsbury Manor, PA; 7 LESSER
BLACK-BACKS seen from Florence, NJ, on the river banks, and
one ICELAND GULL, also from Florence; and a LESSER
BLACK-BACK at Bordentown Beach. On Jan. 8, there was 1
LESSER BLACK-BACK from the Scenic Overlook on Rt. 295 at
Bordentown, another at Bordentown Beach, and a GLAUCOUS
GULL on the main pond in Trenton Marsh.
In Great Swamp, Jan. 6 to 8, on Pleasant Plains Rd., there
were ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK, SHORT-EARED OWL, N. HARRIER, and
AM. WOODCOCK. BALD EAGLES were at Oradell, Whitesbog, Oak
Ridge Reservoir on Rt. 23. SHORT-EARED OWLS are in numbers
at Manahawkin. The NORTHERN ORIOLE continues at the feeder
in Huber Woods. WHITE-CROWNED SPARROWS are in Thompson Park
in Manalapan on Rt. 520. ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS are in the
Hackensack Meadowlands. Liberty State Park in Jersey City
had RUDDY DUCK, CANVASBACK, GOLDENEYE, GREATER SCAUP and
GREEN-WINGED TEAL Jan. 7. Round Valley Reservoir Boat
Launch area on Jan. 7 had WHITE-WINGED SCOTER, BUFFLEHEAD,
RUDDY DUCK, COMMON LOON, LESSER SCAUP and AM. COOT. [tape
inaudible beyond this point --LL]
The Voice of NJ Audubon [(908) 766-2661] is a regular
weekly report on birding in New Jersey. The tape is changed
regularly on Wednesdays, more often when necessary.
[Compiled by R. Kane, NJ Audubon; transcribed for National
Birding Hotline Cooperative by L. Larson, llarson@
pucc.princeton.edu.] To report birds to the tape, call
(908) 766-5787, or fax (908) 766-7775. For updates between
tapes call the NJ Audubon Bird Mailbox, (201) 983-9152.
Good birding, and thank you for calling.