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Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 6/18/2004
This is Scott Barnes with the Voice of New Jersey Audubon for Friday June 18, 2004 with reports of WILSON'S PLOVER, MISSISSIPPI KITE, ARCTIC TERN, GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER, seasonal and local reports of interest, and announcements.

A male WILSON'S PLOVER and an ARCTIC TERN were found at Stone Harbor Point early this weekcall the CMBO Hotline for details.

Up to 2 MISSISSIPPI KITES were found at Bulls Island State Park this weekend and seen again on Jun 16. The birds were perched in a large sycamore in the playground north of the main campground and were dining on cicadas.

GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER was noted on Old Mine Rd in the Delaware Water Gap NRA. GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER was also found at the Van Orden Road power line cut in the Pequannock Watershed.

The southern section of Old Mine Rd in Worthington State Forest hosted breeding CERULEAN WARBLERS, HOODED WARBLERS, and LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSHES.

A VIRGINIA RAIL with 8 chicks was observed along Pleasant Plains Road in the Great Swamp Jun 12. A SORA with young was also noted there this week.

Assunpink WMA breeders this week included YELLOW-THROATED VIREO, YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT, BLUE GROSBEAK, and ORCHARD ORIOLE.

The Voice of New Jersey Audubon is a weekly report on birding in New Jersey. To report birds please call 732-872-2500. Review List species goes to the New Jersey Bird Record Committee at 91 Sycamore Lane, Skillman NJ 08558. Thanks for reporting and good birding.

 
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