This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Wednesday, June 22 at noon with reports of AVOCET, RED-NECKED GREBES, BROWN PELICAN, UPLAND SANDPIPER, WILSON'S STORM-PETREL, ROSEATE TERN, local reports, and a pelagic trip announcement.
An AVOCET was at Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR June 10. Two RED-NECKED GREBES were present in the Morris Canal, Jersey City, as of June 22; another was still present June 18 at the back end of Shark River.
Fourteen BROWN PELICANS were at Beach Haven June 19. A ROSEATE TERN was at Bunker Pond, Cape May Point State Park, Saturday and Sunday June 18-19 in the morning.
An UPLAND SANDPIPER was seen at Assunpink June 19. The Cape May Ferry June 19 produced 30+ WILSON'S STORM-PETRELS.
BLUE GROSBEAKS, ORCHARD ORIOLES, INDIGO BUNTINGS and the like are at Assunpink, and HOODED WARBLERS and KENTUCKY WARBLERS have been found there in the woods east of Stone Tavern Rd.
For updates on rarities call the New Jersey Audubon Bird Mailbox at (201) 983-9152.
A pelagic trip on the Jersey Devil out of Barnegat Light to the 1000 fathom line will take place on August 5 - 6. The cost is $110, non-profit. For reservations call Paul Guris at (215) 348-4295.
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, email@example.com.] To report birds to the tape, call (908) 766-5787, or fax (908) 766-7775. Happy birding, and thank you for calling.