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Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 2/13/2001
This is the Voice of NJ Audubon for Tue Feb 13 with reports of HARLEQUINS, ROUGH-LEGS, N. SHRIKE, SNOWY OWL, local winter reports and early migrants.

HARLEQUINS continue at Barnegat Inlet, and the SNOWY OWL at Holgate. TUNDRA SWANS are at Stafford Forge WMA off 539.

No info was received this week on the cranes, the BARROW'S GOLDENEYE or the GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE, but they are presumed to be still around.

The SNOWY OWLScontinue at Liberty State Park, on the greens or behind the fence in the area north of the interpretive center. Also at Liberty is a very large flock of RUDDY DUCKS on the waterfront.

The N. SHRIKE was seen Feb 8 thru 10 on Montana Road near Merrill Creek at the pullout near its intersection with Richline Road. No reports from Feb 11-12.

ROUGH-LEGS, enjoying a banner year here, were as follows: Motts Creek; Manahawkin WMA(2); AT&T Pole Farm; Rte 614 in Hunterdon; Troy Meadows(2); Raritan Center; Pleasant Plains Road in Great SWamp(2); Wallkill NWR; Lyndhurst(2); and Kearny(2).

Reported moving this week were various raptors, TURKEY VULTURE, COMMON MERGANSER and HOODED MERGANSER, COM. GOLDENEYE, N. PINTAILS, BLACK DUCK, KILLDEER, COMMON GRACKLE and RED-WINGED BLACKBIRDS.

The Voice of NJ Audubon is a weekly reporton birding in New Jersey. To report, please call 908-766-5787 or fax 908-766-7775. Documentation of Review List species goes to a new address at NJBRC, 91 Sycamore Lane, Skillman NJ 08558. Good birding and thanks for calling, surfing and reporting.

 
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