Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 5/18/1994
This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Wednesday, May 18 at 5 pm, with reports of SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER, CURLEW SANDPIPER, LECONTE'S SPARROW, SWAINSON'S WARBLER, RAVEN, ANHINGA, RED-NECKED GREBE, MARBLED GODWIT, HARLEQUIN, local reports, and World Series scores. A SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER was seen at Jakes Landing May 14, not since. A CURLEW SANDPIPER was at Forsythe (Brigantine) Refuge, May 13, 14 and 15. SWAINSON'S WARBLER continues daily in Cape May opposite the new Higbee Beach parking lot. A LECONTE'S SPARROW was found May 16 at Overpeck Park, at the end of Challenger Blvd., the same area as in the past. A RAVEN was seen at High Point May 13. ANHINGA was reported at Assunpink May 13. Two RED-NECKED GREBES were seen off the south end of Nummy Island, Stone Harbor, May 13-14-15. A MARBLED GODWIT was seen May 13-14 from the shell pile on Ocean Drive in Cape May; one was also reported May 14 from Reed's Beach. The HARLEQUIN was still present May 14 at Sandy Hook near the Auditorium, and AM. BITTERN was at North Pond. An OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER was seen on the DandR Canal at Manville May 18. BLUE GROSBEAK was at Flat Rock May 15; another was at Rutgers Gardens May 11. OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER was also near Rt. 27, Franklin Twp., May 14. Assunpink May 14 had BALD EAGLE, CHAT, BLUE GROSBEAK, ORCHARD ORIOLE and RUDDY DUCK. WORLD SERIES RESULTS FOLLOW. Winner: Birder's World, 218; Karl Zeiss, 210; Kowa, 210; Bausch and Lomb, 206; Cornell Lab of Ornithology, 200; Phillips Petroleum, 200; Nikon, 194; Pentax Sport Optics/ABA, 193; Wild Bird Magazine/Silver Lake Nature Center, 190; Minolta/Nature Company, 188; NJ Conservation Foundation #1, 186; Questar/Bucks County, 184; Lyric/Connecticut Audubon, 182; Swift Instruments/Lorrimer, 182; Smithsonian, 181; Allegheny Plateau/Ralph Waterman, 180; Swarovski Optik 179; Whitesbog Preservation, 178; Wheelabrator, 173; Audubon Society of New Hampshire, 171; Leupold Optical 170; New York City Audubon, 169; Leica Camera and Optic Inc., 169; Wetlands Institute, 168; Upper Raritan Watershed, 167; Common Ground, 167; Wakefern/Rancocas, 166; Celestron/Brooklyn Bird Club, 160; Nature Conservancy, 160; Eckal? Sciences, 158; Owl Haven, 153; Elizabethtown, 152; Greenkill Environmental, 152; Passaic River Coalition, 151; Audubon Wildlife Society, 150; Zoological Soc. of Buffalo, 158; Church and Dwight/Board of Directors NJAS, 146; Scherman Hoffman, 143; Perky Pet/CMBO Century Run, 143; Friends of the Park, Atlantic County, 142; Owl Haven Team #1, 141; Pleasant View Bills and Feathers, 131; NJ Conservation #2, the Costa Rican Team, 129; Harvard/Radcliffe, 124; Pinelands Preservation Alliance, 121; Ducks Unlimited, 114; PSE&G Team #1, 103; Team #2, 92. Cumulative Total, 265. The Voice of NJ Audubon [(908) 766-2661] is a regular weekly report on birding in New Jersey, sponsored by the NJ Audubon Society. The tape is changed usually on Wednesdays around noon, 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. Good birding, good World Series, and thank you for calling.

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