Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 3/3/1993
This is the Voice of New Jersey Audubon for Wednesday, Mar. 3, 1993, at 9 AM, with reports of ROCK WREN, COMMON CRANE, BREWER'S BLACKBIRD, LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, BALD EAGLE, ICELAND GULL, and local reports. The ROCK WREN continues at 405 Lincoln Ave. in Cape May Point. The COMMON CRANE, whatever its status, continues in Salem County near Mannington Marsh. Feb. 28 it was on Hackett Rd. It has been appearing on Compromise Rd., Mannington-Yorketown Rd., and Hackett Rd. All can be reached from Compromise Rd. off Rt. 45 north of Mannington Marsh. A flock of 25 BLACK VULTURES was on the farm on Compromise Rd. on Feb. 27; a second-year LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was at Riverview Park at Pennsville on the lower Delaware R. Feb. 27. Three LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS were in Delanco on Feb. 28. The two BREWER'S BLACKBIRDS were rediscovered at Assunpink, March 1, and also 3 TUNDRA SWANS were on L. Assunpink. The Blackbirds are on the horse farm on Herbert Rd. on the way into Assunpink. There are 2 ICELAND GULLS on Oldham Pond in Haledon off High Mountain Rd. BALD EAGLES continue at Round Valley Reservoir and also on the Upper Delaware between the Water Gap and Dingmans Bridge. The RAZORBILLS at Manasquan were not reported to the tape this week but may still be present; likewise the Harlequins and Eiders at Barnegat Light. 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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