Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 5/19/1993
This is the Voice of New Jersey Audubon for Wednesday, May 19, 1993, at noon, with reports of SWALLOW-TAILED KITE, ANHINGA, RUFF, BLACK-HEADED GULL, BLACK TERN, PHILADELPHIA VIREO, KING RAIL, LINCOLN'S SPARROW, MISSISSIPPI KITES, local reports, and the scores from the World Series of Birding. A SWALLOW-TAILED KITE was over Waterford, Camden Co., on May 15, as the lucky observers emerged from a WaWa market. An ANHINGA was over Cherry Hill on May 17, at the junction of Crescent Rd. and Interstate 295. A BLACK RUFF was at Tuckerton on May 13. BLACK-HEADED GULL continues at South Amboy at the creek mouth with Bonaparte's Gulls. BLACK TERNS were seen this week off Barnegat Light at the new jetty on May 17; at Sandy Hook across from the Visitor's Center on May 15; and at Mannington Marsh in Salem County. PHILADELPHIA VIREOS were reported at the Cold Spring Campground in Cape May on May 16, and at Sandy Hook in the locust grove at North Pond, also on May 16. There were also 2 or 3 WILSON'S WARBLERS in the locust grove on May 15. A LINCOLN'S SPARROW was at Sandy Hook on May 18. A KING RAIL was at Cheesequake State Park during the week. MISSISSIPPI KITES were reported from Cape May Meadows, from the Beanery in Cape May, and over the Garden State Parkway, all May 15. [here the tape broke off. World Series of Birding results were posted in the Cape May RBA for May 16 1993. -LL] 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.

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