This is the Voice of NJ Audubon for Wed., March 6, with reports of
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE, YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD, ROSS' GOOSE,
EUR. WIGEON, RED-NECKED GREBE, ICELAND GULL, REDHEAD, seasonal
reports and an announcement.
There was a GR. WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE on Brookside Ave. in Allendale,
Bergen Co. last week with Canadas, no report since. The N. SHRIKE
was still at the Allendale Celery Farm as of Feb. 27. A YELLOW-
HEADED BLACKBIRD was on the road to the Salem Nuclear Plant this
week and ROSS GOOSE was again found on Commissioner's Pike south
of Daretown, Salem Co. with thousands of Snows. A EURASIAN WIGEON was
at Mannington Marsh this week. SHORTEARED OWLS & ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS
were at McGuire Air Force Base. Several RED-NECKED GREBES have been at
Sandy Hook near Bahr's restaurant across the bridge. Also at the
Hook, ICELAND GULL and RUDDY TURNSTONE on North Beach. Three BALD
EAGLES have been on Oradell Res. on the north side of Old Hook
A N. SHRIKE was on James St., between Morristown and Harding Twp.
this week. On the North Shore, a female REDHEAD continues on Wreck
Pond with CANVASBACKS. A LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was at the
Washington Ave. jetty; and the male REDHEAD continued on the second
pond at Lake Takannassee, Long Branch.
Migrants moving this week included TREE SWALLOW, BLUEBIRD,
KILLDEER, HARRIER, COOPER'S HAWK, BLACKBIRDS, COM. MERGANSER,
BUFFLEHEAD, RING-NECKED DUCK and WOOD DUCK.
Conservation Alert: The Morella letter to Speaker Gingrich to halt
the moratorium on Endangered Species listing now has 106 cosponsors
as of March 5. In New Jersey, Reps. Andrews, Franks, Pallone,
Saxton, Torricelli and Zimmer have signed on. Thanks to them. Those
whose House member has not signed on, please call and ask him\her
to sign on(202-224-3121). The goal is 218 cosponsors by March 15
Thanks for your help.
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