This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Wednesday, April 3, 1997,
with reports of SANDHILL CRANE, RUFF, LITTLE GULL, and seasonal
and local reports.
March 27: 18 SANDHILL CRANES wsere observed flying over
the Rutgers-Newark campus, last seen heading north.
March 28, 29 and 30: A RUFF was seen at Tompson Beach, Cumberland
Cty. The site is not accessible at high tide; plan accordingly.
Also present were GREATER YELLOWLEGS, LESSER YELLOWLEGS, 35 SNOWY EGRETS, TREE SWALLOWS & BARN
SWALLOWS, BLUE-WINGED TEAL.
March 28: At least one LITTLE GULL was still being seen
from the Second Ave. Jetty in Cape May. Three or four of them
were there last week.
March 30: At Belleplain State Fores, 7-8 singing YELLOW-THROATED
WARBLERS, a LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSH, RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH, PINE
WARBLERS, KINGLETS, & BROWN CREEPERS were observed.
April 2: FOX SPARROW and WINTER WREN still at Scherman-Hoffman.
CHIPPING SPARROW arrived in Tewksbury; BUFFLEHEAD, GREEN-WINGED
TEAL, and RING-NECKED DUCKS were at Watchung Lake and at Loantaka
Good flights of AMERICAN KESTREL were reported from Sandy Hook
and Wildcat Ridge Hawkwatch over the weekend.
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