Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 3/23/1995
This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Thursday, Mar. 23, 1995 at noon with reports of ROSS'S GOOSE, LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, EURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL, SPOTTED TOWHEE, RAVEN, and seasonal and local reports of the week.

A ROSS'S GOOSE was at Sharptown, Salem Co., March 19 on Featherbed Lane. EURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL was at the Rt. 45 bridge crossing the Mannington Marsh on March 19. A RUFOUS-SIDED TOWHEE of the "Spotted" race was seen at Mad Horse Creek Wildlife Management Area, near the gate going out to the old Red-headed Woodpecker site. A LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was at Hartford Rd., in Moorestown, on March 16. A RAVEN was at Lake Parsippany on March 19.

OSPREY, TREE SWALLOW, E. PHOEBE, GREAT EGRET, and HARRIER were all in good numbers in Salem County during the week. At Trenton Marsh on March 18 there were PHOEBE, ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOW, FOX SPARROW, RUBY-CROWNED KINGLETS, GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLETS, Myrtles, Creepers, Winter Wren, Pintail, Ring-neck and Gadwall. Princeton on March 19 had Woodcock, Swamp Sparrow, and Wild Turkey. Sandy Hook on March 19 had TREE SWALLOW, WAXWINGS, 50 HORNED GREBES, GANNETS, and the GREAT HORNED OWL on the Osprey platform in the marsh north of Horseshoe Cove.

The Boonton Hawk-watch for the week ending March 19 had one BALD EAGLE, 27 SHARP-SHINNED HAWKS, 14 COOPER'S HAWKS, 34 RED-SHOULDERED HAWKS, 86 RED-TAILED HAWKS, 12 AM. KESTRELS.

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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