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Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 1/19/2000
This is the Voice of NJ Audubon for Wed Jan 19, 2000 with reports of Review List BREWER'S BLACKBIRD, LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE, BARROW'S GOLDENEYE; and other reports of SANDHILL CRANE, EURASIAN WIGEON, GOSHAWK, NORTHERN SHRIKE, LAPLAND LONGSPUR, ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER and local reports.

A BREWER'S BLACKBIRD was reported in the farm field at the SANDHILL CRANES on Burlington Path Road in Cream Ridge. Take 539 and Burlington Path Road east past Meirs road. One report of the cranes on Jan 15 had them in a cornfield on Emleys Hill Road near intersection with Burlington Path.

The LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE continues as of Jan 17 on Bay Point Road, Cumberland County, off 610 and 553. On Jan 17 the bird was in cedars at the border of the salt marsh. Also in the area: 100 AMERICAN PIPITS and a few HORNED LARKS.

BARROW'S GOLDENEYE (male) was at Sandy Hook Jan 16 in Horseshoe Cove just south of campground with 50 COMMON GOLDENEYES. Park at L. The EURASIAN WIGEON from the Long Branch count was still in Oceanport Jan 17. From intersection of Comanche and Pocono, go one block east on Pocono to the water.

A N. GOSHAWK has been present on Rte. 615 in Sussex along with a N. SHRIKE, near mile marker # 11 south of Peter's Valley Craft Center and north of Walpack Env. Ed. Center.

Three LAPLAND LONGSPURS and 150 HORNED LARKS were next to the car Jan 15 on Oberle Road, Alpha.

The ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER at HMEC, Lyndhurst was seen Jan 18 with WHITE-THROATS in the cedars on the Overlook Trail. Some 12 HORNED LARKS were at Liberty State Park, Jersey City, along with 9 species of waterfowl.

A GOLDEN EAGLE continues with BALD EAGLES along the Upper Delaware along the Old Mine Road.

The Voice of NJ Audubon is a weekly report on birding in New Jersey. To report, please call 908-766-5787 or fax 908-766-7775(after hours, voice mail box 18). Documentation of review list species goes to NJBRC at 142 Moore St., Princeton 08540. Good birding and thanks for calling, surfing and reporting.

 
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