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Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 5/15/1996
This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Wednesday, May 15, 1996, at noon with reports of WILSON'S PLOVER, AM. WHITE PELICAN, SANDHILL CRANE, MISSISSIPPI KITE, MARBLED GODWIT, RAVEN, HARLEQUIN, seasonal arrivals, local reports and World Series scores.

A WILSON'S PLOVER was reported at Forsythe (Brigantine) National Wildlife Refuge May 11, not since.

An AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN was at Brigantine as well, May 12, in the West Pool.

Four lucky observers had 3 SANDHILL CRANES fly over Johnsonburg [Warren Cty] May 11.

Several MISSISSIPPI KITES were over the Beanery in Cape May, May 12 at 1:00.

A MARBLED GODWIT is being seen on Ocean Drive in Cape May near Two Mile Landing. It is sometimes on Thorofare Island north and west of the toll bridge.

Four RAVENS are being seen at High Point.

A HARLEQUIN lingers with several BLACK SCOTERS and SURF SCOTERS between Poverty Beach and the Coast Guard Base in Cape May.

RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS are at Higbee Beach, Cape May County Park, Oakhurst (Monmouth County), Cattus Island (near Toms River) and in Sussex Cty., on Rose Morrow Rd. off Unionville Rd.

EVENING GROSBEAKS continue on the south side of Mirror Lake in Browns Mills, on Phyllis Road., 3d house on the left, visible from the road.

Garret Mountain had at least 23 species of warblers on May 13, and CLIFF SWALLOW on the Reservoir; also YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER, GRAY-CHEEKED/BICKNELLS THRUSH on Wilson Avenue. Princeton had KENTUCKY WARBLER and GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH May 14. Watchung Reservation had 20 warblers May 11 including WILSON'S WARBLER. The Pequest Wildlife Management Area had 14 warblers May 12. Natco Lake had 14 warblers May 11, including WILSON'S WARBLER, and also PIED-BILLED GREBE.

[World Series of Birding scores were repeated here. If you missed them in the CMBO transcript 5/12 or on Birdchat, you may send mail to llarson@pucc.princeton.edu and request a copy.]

The Voice of NJ Audubon is a weekly report on birding in New Jersey. Sponsored by New Jersey Audubon Society, the tape/web page changes Wednesdays. Web site is at http://www.njaudubon.org [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, (908) 647-2357. Good birding, and thank you for calling/faxing/surfing.

 
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