Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 5/7/1992
This is the "Substitute Voice" of New Jersey Audubon for Thursday, May 7, 1992. This week's tape includes reports of Bald Eagle, Warblers, American Bittern, Snowy Owl, Black Terns, and local reports of interest. On April 25, along the Ramapo River, 100 Myrtle Warblers, Blackburnian, Palm, Black& White, Worm-eating, Blue-winged, Parula, Chestnut-sided, and Prairie Warblers were sighted. On April 29 and 30, a Snowy Owl was in DeHarte Park on Burnette Ave. in Maplewood. On May 1, a Little Blue Heron was in Kinnelon, two Loons were at the Global Terminal, 3 Loons were at Hudson County Park, Rusty Blackbird was at Green Acres park in North Plainfield, along with Nashville Warbler and Greater Yellowlegs. On May 2, at Riverside Park in Wayne Township, along the Pompton River, Yellow Warbler, Chestnut-sided, Nashville, Blue-winged, Parula, Black&White, Black-throated Blue, Blackburnian, Myrtle, Black-throated Green, Palm, Redstart, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Solitary Vireo, and Yellowthroat were seen. Also on the 2d, at Mannington Marsh, 3 Black Terns were seen, along with Least, Caspian and Common Terns. Also on May 2d., Assunpink had Orchard Oriole, Parula, and Black-throated Green. May 2 Cranford had Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, and 18 species of warbler and Least Flycatcher. Rahway River park had 3 Glossy Ibis. Lake Solitude in High Bridge had an adult Bald Eagle. Allaire had Least Flycatcher and Red-breasted Nuthatch; Manasquan Reservoir had Sora, Bluebird, and Common Loon. May 3 Essex Fells Woods had Solitary Vireo, Blackburnian, Parula, Black-throated Green, and Veery. On May 4, the Meadowlands Environmental Center had Bobolink, Savannah, and White-crowned Sparrow. At the Tourne Park in Boonton, a Scarlet Tanager was seen, and in neighboring Mountain Lakes, several more loons. American Bittern was at the North Pond at Sandy Hook on the 5th. A number of Red-breasted Grosbeaks [sic] have been sighted at feeders around the state. Princeton's Institute Woods boasted 21 species of warblers May 4-6, including Worm-eating, Wilson's, Hooded, Nashville, and Blackburnian. Indigo Buntings arrived on schedule on the 6th. European Goldfinch was reported in Middletown. 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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