Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 11/30/1994
This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Wednesday, Nov. 30, 1994 at 2 pm with reports of WHOOPER SWAN of unknown origin, BARROW'S GOLDENEYE, PAINTED BUNTING, GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE, HARLEQUIN, PAINTED BUNTING, SHORT-EARED OWL, and seasonal reports. A WHOOPER SWAN of unknown origin, and two TUNDRA SWANS, were reported today at the impoundment at the Hackensack Meadowlands Environmental Center in Lyndhurst. Reach it from the Turnpike via exit 16W and Route 3. A BARROW'S GOLDENEYE was found at Sandy Hook Nov. 27, on the bay side near the Nike Missile site. The HARLEQUIN continues, nearby at the Auditorium, also on the bay side. The PAINTED BUNTING at Higbee Beach in Cape May was still there Nov. 27 in the fields nearest the parking lot. A GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE was seen on Nov. 26 at Spooky Brook Pond in Colonial Park, in Somerset County. Four HARLEQUINS and a COMMON EIDER continue at Barnegat Inlet. SHORT-EARED OWLS were seen during the week the following places: Pleasant Plains Road in the Great Swamp; Barnegat Light; Manahawkin; at the Marquis de Lafayette hotel in Cape May; and also at Brigantine NWR. Brig also had 2 Bald Eagles and Tundra Swans this week. Two dark-morph ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS were at Manahawkin Nov. 26. Round Valley Reservoir Nov. 26 had 3 REDHEADS and a NORTHERN GOSHAWK. Winter Wren and Sapsucker were widely reported this week. 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.

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