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Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 3/18/1999
This is the Voice of NJ Audubon for March 18, with reports OF TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE, GLAUCOUS GULL, RED-NECKED GREBE, EURASIAN WIGEON, SHORTEARS, local reports and seasonal arrivals.

The TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE was still present and cooperative at East Point Rd., Heislerville at 1.2 miles from Main St. on March 12.

In Salem County, a RED-NECKED GREBE was at the Nuke Plant outfall March 15. HARRIERS were abundant throughout the county that day. TUNDRA SWANS are still at Pedricktown as of March 17.

South Amboy March 13 had a GLAUCOUS GULL, a RED-NECKED GREBE, 5 RED-THROATED LOONS, OLDSQUAW and other usual ducks. EURASIAN WIGEON was at Brig March 12.

On the State Line at Wallkill (Oil City Rd), SHORTEARS were still present this week.

Liberty State Park, Jersey City March 14 had numbers of RUDDY DUCK, COM. GOLDENEYE, GADWALL, BUFFLEHEAD, RED-BREASTED MERGANSER, HORNED GREBES and COMMON LOON.

In Chatham March 14, there were 73 RING-NECKED DUCKS on the water at the corner of Loantaka and Shunpike.

WOODCOCK were displaying this week at Sandy Hook.

The Voice of NJ Audubon is a weekly report on birding in NJ. To report, please call 908-766-5787 or fax 908-766-7775. Rarities and updates on them should also be reported to the BIRD BOX at 908-647- 2357. Documentation of Review List species goes to NJBRC at 69 Alexander, Princeton NJ 08540. Good birding and thanks for calling, faxing, reporting, updating etc.

 
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