This is Scott Barnes with the Voice of New Jersey Audubon Society for
Thursday June 26, 2008 with reports of AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN,
GLAUCOUS GULL, UPLAND SANDPIPER, seasonal and local reports of
interest, and announcements.
An AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN was found at Merrill Creek Reservoir Jun 23
in the evening. No reports since. Also there were YELLOW-THROATED
VIREO and nesting CLIFF SWALLOWS. Also in Warren County were 2 UPLAND
SANDPIPERS and HORNED LARKS along Oberly Rd in Alpha. Adjacent
Snyders Rd has a singing male BLUE GROSBEAK. A PROTHONOTARY WARBLER
continues this week at the pond behind the Hardwick Twp municipal
building on Spring Valley Rd.
Old Mine Road in Worthington State Forest and the Delaware Water Gap
NRA hosted 2 BLACK-BILLED CUCKOOS, 5 ACADIAN FLYCATCHERS, 14 YELLOW-
THROATED VIREOS, and 16 species of warblers including 14 NORTHERN
PARULAS, 4 BLUE-WINGED WARBLERS, 12 CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLERS, 3
BLACKBURNIAN WARBLERS, 8 CERULEAN WARBLERS, 2 WORM-EATING WARBLERS, 7
LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSHES, and 57 HOODED WARBLERS Jun 22.
Birds observed along Clinton Rd in the Pequannock Watershed Jun 21
included 2 HERMIT THRUSHES and 16 species of warbler including
MAGNOLIA WARBLER, BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER, 3 BLACKBURNIAN
WARBLERS, 3 WORM-EATING WARBLERS, and HOODED WARBLER.
A CERULEAN WARBLER was noted at Monksville Reservoir Jun 22.
An adult LITTLE BLUE HERON has been present at the Allendale Celery
Farm Jun 16-25.
Four COMMON RAVENS were seen at the Montclair entrance to Eagle Rock
Reservation Jun 25.
Sightings from Brigantine NWR Jun 19-22 included BLUE-WINGED TEAL, 2
NORTHERN BOBWHITES, VIRGINIA RAIL, the continuing immature GLAUCOUS
GULL in the west pool, CASPIAN TERN, 2 CHUCK-WILLS-WIDOWS, WHIP-POOR-
WILL, BLUE GROSBEAK, and 5 SALTMARSH SHARP-TAILED SPARROWS.
See Life Paulagics will run its annual late-summer pelagic trip from
Belmar Aug 24 in search of Audubon?s & Cory?s Shearwaters, storm-
petrels, jaegers, and other seabirds. This is a good time of year for
the elusive White-faced Storm-Petrel. For more information or to
register, see http://www.paulagics.com or call 215-234-6805.
The Voice of New Jersey Audubon Society is a weekly report on birding
in New Jersey. To report birds please call 732-872-2500. Reports of
Review List Species (photos, field sketches, and/or written
documentation) go to the New Jersey Bird Records Committee at 14 Crown
Drive, Warren NJ 07059. Thanks for reading and reporting.