This is the Voice of NJ Audubon for Dec 10 at 5:00 p.m. with
reports of MACGILLIVRAY'S WARBLER, WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE, WINTER
FINCHES, seasonal reports and local reports of interest.
THE MACGILLIVRAY'S WARBLER
was still in the tangle at the Beanery
in Cape May Dec 8 in the morning, chipping vigorously and feeding
actively in the tangle to the right of the opening. Flyover RED
CROSSBILLS were also there Dec 8.
Two WHITE-FRONTED GEESE are still being seen Somerset County: the
Colonial Park bird in Somerset was still present this week; and
another WHITE-FRONT was on the pond at the North Princeton
Developmental Center in Skillman, on the Great Road (Rte 601), in
the pond with Snow and Canada Geese.
RED CROSSBILL and WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL continue on Clinton Road between P4 and the yellow
3.0 sign. One observer reported as many as 200 white-wings on Dec
7, some of them overhead. Reds were also seen, in smaller numbers.
EVENING GROSBEAKS were nearby on Rte 515 Dec 10. REDPOLL, RED
CROSSBILL and PINE GROSBEAK were all flyovers in Tewksbury,
Hunterdon County this week, Dec 7-9. RED CROSSBILLS were also in
the pines near the Wilderness Camping Parking Lot at Round Valley
Reservoir Dec 7.
On the North Shore, a REDHEAD was on Twilight Lake, Bayhead; EURASIAN
WIGEON continues on Stockton Lake in Manasquan; 100 CANVASBACKS
were on Takanassee, all Dec 4. At Barnegat, COMMON EIDER, KING EIDER and
HARLEQUIN were present last week and presumed still present.
ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK was at Mullica River off the Garden State Parkway
A ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK was on private property in Bergen County
this week; another was at North Pond, Sandy Hook last week.
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