This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Wednesday, Apr. 19,
1995 at noon with reports of AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER, RUFF,
CASPIAN TERN, VESPER SPARROW, HARLEQUIN, and local reports.
RUFFS were at Pedricktown April 14 at the Harrisonville Rd.
bridge, around the corner from the causeway; also April 16,
a black RUFF at the causeway; April 18, one REEVE plus 2
flyover RUFFS, and an AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER, on the
causeway. Also there, a EURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL on April
A VESPER SPARROW was at the intersection of
Pedricktown-Woodstown Road and Pennsville-Auburn Road, on
The HARLEQUIN continues at the Auditorium, Sandy Hook.
Two CASPIAN TERNS were at the Fairview Farm pond in
Gladstone April 13, one day only, in the rain. Both Loons
were at South Amboy April 15; the PEREGRINE is on the
bridge over the Raritan, South Amboy; a few BONAPARTE'S
GULLS are still at South Amboy.
PURPLE MARTINS arrived at Assunpink April 14; they were on
the Martin house at AT&T, Basking Ridge, April 18. A
PIED-BILLED GREBE was on the pond there the same day.
Trenton Marsh April 16 had AMERICAN BITTERN calling, WINTER
WREN, PALM WARBLER, PINE WARBLER, MYRTLE WARBLER. Bull's
Island April 16 had CLIFF SWALLOW and GNATCATCHER but not
YELLOW-THROATED WARBLER. SOLITARY VIREOS were at Rogers
Refuge, Princeton, April 17, and at Scherman-Hoffman,
Bernardsville, April 18. CHIMNEY SWIFTS arrived in Trenton
and Princeton April 17, and GREEN HERON at Princeton April
EASTERN KINGBIRD was at Brigantine NWR April 15. SOLITARY
SANDPIPER was at Oradell April 18. BROADWINGED HAWKS,
GNATCATCHERS, and PINE WARBLERS were widely reported in
north Jersey and PROTHONOTARY WARBLER and WHIP-POOR-WILL in
south Jersey this week.
New Jersey Audubon upcoming trips that still have room are:
Big Bend in May; Churchill in June; Montana in July, and
Acadia National Park in August. For information and
reservations contact Karl Anderson (609) 261-2495.
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.