NJA On The Web
The Stewardship Team
Eco-Schools USA in NJ
Green Ribbon Schools in NJ
World of Backyard Habitats
Summer Nature Camps
All Things Birds
Cape May Bird Observatory
Hawk Rise Sanctuary
Nature Center of Cape May
Petty’s Island Preserve
NJA Unstaffed Sanctuaries
Our Nature Stores
NJ Audubon STOREies
World Series of Birding
Cape May School of Birding
Join NJ Audubon
Renew NJ Audubon
Voice of NJ Audubon
Cape May Sightings
Cape May Natural History Hotline
Hawk Watch Totals
Sea Watch Totals
New Jersey Birds
NJ Records Committee
Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 1/26/1994
This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Wednesday, Jan. 26, 1994 at noon with reports of
, local reports, and one extralimital note: hundreds of
have invaded Massachusetts, a record flight; keep your eyes open in New Jersey. In New Jersey this week: two
were on Holgate Sunday Jan. 23; also there were 300+
are everywhere, with flocks of upwards of 300 birds reported from Holgate, Sandy Hook, and Liberty State park in Jersey City. A
was seen and photographed by observers familiar with the species in Rockaway Jan. 19-20; the bird is no longer there. This is an extremely rare bird in NJ; any sightings of this species should be written up carefully and reported to the NJ Bird Records Committee. On Jan. 23, Bogan's Whale Watch boat, the Atlantis, out of Brielle, had 18
, and no whales. Trips go Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 - 2:30, $18 ($3 rebate if no whales). For info call (908) 528-6620.
continue to be reported in Monmouth County at the feeders in Huber Woods Environmental Center; also at Freehold and on Shark River Rd. in Tinton Falls. A
was reported from Shark River Inlet Jan. 21, 22, 23, and 24. Sometimes it is under the bridge. More
than usual are being reported: 12 under the Rt. 35 Bridge in the Manasquan Jan. 23, with lots of other ducks; 2 at Barnegat Inlet Jan. 23; and 2 in Monmouth Beach at the foot of the bridge over the Shrewsbury into Rumson on Jan. 23, also 2 at Manasquan Inlet Jan. 24. An
was at Old Sam's Pond Jan. 19.
was at Shark River and Manasquan as well on Jan. 23.
were reported this week from the upper Delaware River, from Troy Brook in Parsippany, from Rt. 517 near Hamburg, and from Manasquan Reservoir, and from Mott's Creek north of Brigantine NWR. Mott's Creek on Jan. 23 had
in addition to the
. At Barnegat Inlet there are now a dozen
and a sub-adult male
were at the end of Stafford Ave., Manahawkin; at Mott's Creek; at Thompson Park, Lincroft; and also in Lyndhurst. A
was at Shark River Inlet on Jan 22.
were at Old Mine Rd. on the Delaware, also at Tinton Falls at Deep Cut Park, and also in Manalapan Township. A
LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL
was at Shark River during the week.
were seen this week at Holgate and Manahawkin. A new
roost was reported in Bound Brook.
were reported this week from Huber Woods, from Berkeley Heights, and from Basking Ridge. One hundred
were at Sandy Hook Jan. 22 and also that day one
was at the drawbridge in Sea Bright. 147
were in an ice hole off Keansburg on frozen Raritan Bay on Jan. 21.
were on the beach the same day. South Amboy has open water and lots of waterfowl. 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.