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Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 1/29/1992
This is the Voice of New Jersey Audubon for Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1992 at 12:45 pm with reports of
, and local reports. The
continues this week at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, usually on the barge off Caven Pier.
continue at 3 locations: Great Swamp on Pleasant Plains Rd. near the ninety-degree turn; also, one at the north end of Paulins Kill Lake, off Rt. 519 at the power substation, in Sussex County; and, at Assunpink Jan. 27, on Imlaystown Rd., one half of the way between the Bait & Tackle shop and the lake parking lot, on the left in the fields. Also at Assunpink on Monday Jan. 27, 80
at the horse farm on Herbert Rd., and the
, which was drive-up on Nurko Rd. on the north side of the lake. To reach it from 539 south of Hightstown, go east on Windsor-Perrineville Rd., go right on Imlaystown Rd. and left at the ninety-degree turn on Nurko Rd., go about 100 yards. Check along the edges of the road for the bird feeding on the ground; staying in the car is the best strategy. A
, continue daily at Manasquan Inlet on Jan. 27 the immature was present; on other days, the adult. Two
were at Stone Harbor on Jan. 26. A
was at Sandy Hook Jan. 26, a first year bird. A third-year
was at Johnson Park in the town of Highland Park on Rt. 18, on Jan. 27 on the river by the zoo.
this week were on Lake Takanassee in Long Branch; on Franklin Lake in Long Branch, and at Brigantine NWR. Thirty
were at Apple Blossom Farm, on Ft. Elfsborg Rd. in Salem County on Jan. 22. Reach it from the town of Salem and Rt. 49, via Chestnut Ave., take a left on Featherbed Lane and a right on Ft. Elfsborg Rd. Most sightings have been from 2:00 to 4:30 pm. For the nearby
, facing east on Ft. Elfsborg Rd. at Apple Blossom Farm drive straight ahead and around the corner to Money Island Rd.; stop at the chickens, and from the car look for the
among the House Sparrows. Some ten
are on the Upper Delaware River; others have been reported recently at Paulins Kill Lake, and at Wading River.
are still at Barnegat Light. Twenty
were reported at Mountainville on Philhower Rd. in one tree. A
BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON
was at the pond on Rt. 523 in Pittstown, across from the Pittstown Inn.
were reported this week at Lyndhurst at the Hackensack Meadowlands Environmental Center, and also in a back yard in Mendham.
were reported this week on the Delaware River at the mouth of the Flatbrook, and at Lake Como in Spring Lake.
continues on the Shrewsbury River; two sightings occured at the end of Patton Ave. in Long Branch, also in Monmouth Beach, off Sea Crest Rd. Don't go on the Marine Police dock, go to the left of it. 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.