This is the Voice of New Jersey Audubon for Thursday, March
27, at 5 PM with reports of ROSS'S GOOSE, EURASIAN WIGEON,
YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD, ICELAND GULL, GLAUCOUS GULL,
LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, RED-NECKED GREBE, and local
A ROSS'S GOOSE was seen at Featherbed Lane, Sharptown,
Salem Co., on March 22, but not March 23. A YELLOW-HEADED
BLACKBIRD was at the Salem Nuclear Plant entrance road on
March 22. A EURASIAN WIGEON was seen March 22-23 at the Rt.
45 bridge crossing at Mannington Marsh.
In Florence, on the Delaware R., Thursday March 20, there
were 53 LESSER BLACK-BACKED, 12 ICELAND, & 1 GLAUCOUS GULL.
400 RED-NECKED GREBES were at Riverton on March 21.
A GOLDEN EAGLE was at Brigantine on March 23. LOUISIANA
WATERTHRUSH hit Belleplain State Forest, Cape May County,
on March 23, early. A BALD EAGLE was at Somerset on March
21. PEREGRINE was at Great Swamp NWR March 23, along with
RUSTY BLACKBIRD; and a RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen on
Pleasant Plains Rd., Great Swamp, earlier in the week.
Some 67 RING-NECKED DUCKS were in a pond at the corner of
Loantaka and Shunpike Rd., Chatham, March 20. A pair of
RAVENS were in Ogdensburg, Sussex Co., March 22. About 5000
SNOW GEESE passed Wildcat Ridge on March 22. WINTER WREN
was singing at Scherman Sanctuary, Bernardsville, on March
ESCAPES reported in the past ten days include: 2 EGYPTIAN
GEESE, probably from the population at Great Adventure, a
MANDARIN on Swartswood Lake, and a CHUKAR seen regularly at
25 Independence Blvd in Warren.
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