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Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 3/6/1996
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 Road.

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.

The Voice of NJ Audubon is a weekly report on birding in NJ. Sponsored by the New Jersey Audubon Society, the tape is changed weekly. To report birds, please call 908-766-5787 or fax 908-766- 7775. New Jersey Audubon's World Wide Web Site is at http://www.njaudubon.org Good birding and thank you for calling/listening/surfing.

 
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