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This is the Voice of NJ Audubon for Wed., Feb. 5 at noon with
reports of MEW/COMMON GULL and the gull concentration at Florence,
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE, HARLEQUIN, RAZORBILL, EUR. WIGEON,
LAPLAND LONGSPUR, and seasonal and local reports.
The gull concentration at Florence on the Delaware continues. On
Feb. 3, two observers reported a first winter MEW/COMMON GULL in
comparison with ringbills. Other reports this week ran to 30 LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULLS, 30-40 Icelands and 8-10 Glaucous.
A GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE continues at Cranbury with a large
flock of Canadas, seen most recently in a field off Ancil Davidson
and Plainsboro roads, off Rte. 535.
ICELAND and GLAUCOUS GULLS were present in Johnson Park near New
Brunswick off Rte. 18 on Feb. 1. GLAUCOUS GULLS were also reported
Feb. 1 at Manasquan Inlet and at the Meadowlands Env. Center Feb.
2. The HARLEQUIN was at Sandy Hook behind the auditorium on Feb. 1
and a RED-NECKED GREBE was at the Hook the same day. A Male EURASIAN
WIGEON was on Wreck Pond Feb. 1. A RAZORBILL was at Manasquan Inlet
On Merrill Creek Reservoir this week were ICELAND GULL, REDHEAD,
CANVASBACK, WHITE-WINGED SCOTER and BALD EAGLE. BALD EAGLES
continue to be reported alll over the state; two were on Lake
Parsippany this week, at least three(2 adults) were at Yards Creek
Reservoir, and at least five continue at Wanaque Reservoir. Others
are at Brig and vicinity.
On Feb. 3, a LAPLAND LONGSPUR was at the corner of Haines Neck Rd.
and Slape Corner Rd. north of Mannington Marsh with HORNED LARKS
and SNOW BUNTINGS. The birds have been regular there.
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at Ext. 18. For updates between tapes call the NJ Audubon Bird
Mailbox, (908) 647-2357. Good birding, and thank you for
calling/faxing/surfing. [Compiled by R. Kane, NJ Audubon;
transcribed for National Birding Hotline Cooperative by L.
Larson, llarson@ pucc.princeton.edu.]