This is Pete Bacinski for the Voice of the NJ Audubon Society for
Thursday, June 21, 2007 with reports of BLUE-WINGED TEAL, GREATER
SHEARWATER, MANX SHEARWATER, WILSON'S STORM PETREL, BROWN PELICAN,
GREAT CORMORANT, NORTHERN GOSHAWK, AMERICAN AVOCET, RED KNOT,
PARASITIC JAEGER, LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, GULL-BILLED TERN, CASPIAN
TERN, SANDWICH TERN, ROSEATE TERN, BLACK TERN, RED-HEADED
WOODPECKER, RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH, WINTER WREN, HERMIT THRUSH,
MAGNOLIA WARBLER, BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER, WORM-EATING WARBLER,
HOODED WARBLER, YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT, RED CROSSBILL and seasonal and
local reports of interest.
There will not be another Voice of New Jersey Audubon report until
July 5. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
A NORTHERN GOSHAWK was observed at the Culver's Gap, north face June
15, while a BLACK TERN visited Culver's Lake June 18. A YELLOW-
BREASTED CHAT was noted at the Wallkill River NWR June 17.
Eighteen species of warblers were tallied in the Clinton Road area of
the Pequannock Watershed in West Milford June 17 including MAGNOLIA
WARBLER, BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER, WORM-EATING WARBLER, and HOODED
WARBLER, as well as a RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH, and singing WINTER WREN
and HERMIT THRUSH.
Six RED KNOTS visited Sandy Hook at Spermaceti Cove June 14.
From a Bluefish boat 6 to 10 miles off Point Pleasant were reported
June 16: 6+ GREATER SHEARWATERS, a MANX SHEARWATER, 50+ WILSON'S
STORM-PETRELS, 12 BROWN PELICANS, and 1 or 2 ROSEATE TERNS.
Brendan Byrne (formerly Lebanon) State Forest was home to a RED-
HEADED WOODPECKER as well as a RED CROSSBILL along Shinns Road near
the maintenance yard June 18.
Three AMERICAN AVOCETS were present at Forsythe (Brigantine) National
Wildlife Refuge June 14 and 15, while a CASPIAN TERN was observed
June 15 and 20 GULL-BILLED TERNS June 16.
Cape May Point was home to between 2 and 5 WILSON'S STORM-PETRELS
June 14 to 20, as well as a BROWN PELICAN June 14, and 4 on June 17.
Other reports there include: a GREAT CORMORANT June17, a PARASITIC
JAEGER June 14, a GREATER SHEARWATER, a pair of BLUE-WINGED TEAL, two
GULL-BILLED TERNS, 3 SANDWICH TERNS and a LESSER-BLACK-BACKED GULL
all June 20.
Two RED KNOTS were still present at Stone Harbor Point June 18.
The Voice of NJ Audubon is a weekly report on birding in NJ. To
report birds, please call 732-872-2500. Documentation of review list
species goes to the NJ Bird Records Committee at 91 Sycamore Lane,
Skillman, NJ 08558. This is Pete Bacinski wishing you the best
birding and thanks for calling, surfing, and reporting.