This is the Voice of New Jersey Audubon, for Tuesday, June 25, 1991, at 4:30 PM, with reports of SWALLOW-TAILED KITE, MISSISSIPPI KITE, BROWN PELICANS, BLACK RAIL, CASPIAN TERN, and local reports.
BROWN PELICANS were reported this week from Sandy Hook and also in the Navesink river not far from Sandy Hook. Twelve BROWN PELICANS were found June 24 and 25 at low tide in the Barnegat Inlet. Up to 30 BROWN PELICANS are also being seen at Cape May, often at Poverty Beach, and also from the South Cape May Meadows. Also in Cape May, both SWALLOW-TAILED KITE and MISSISSIPPI KITE were seen on June 22 -- the SWALLOW-TAILED KITE at Poverty Beach and the MISSISSIPPI KITE at the Cape May County Airport off Rt. 613, soaring over the forest there.
A BLACK RAIL was seen at the second impoundment at Tuckahoe/Corbin City Wildlife Mgmt. Area on June 22. SOOTY SHEARWATERS were off Cape May on June 22; and SURF SCOTERS are also occasionally being seen in the Cape May Area. CASPIAN and GULL-BILLED TERNS are being reported at the Brigantine NWR. In the Pequannock Watershed on Clinton Rd., BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER is being reported at parking area P2; and WINTER WREN at P4. SUMMER TANAGER and RED-HEADED WOODPECKER are on Shinn's Rd at Lebanon State Forest near the Rt. 70/72 traffic circle.
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.