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Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 6/27/2013
This is Scott Barnes with the Voice of New Jersey Audubon for Thursday June 27, 2013 with reports of RUFF, AMERICAN AVOCET, MARBLED GODWIT, seasonal and local reports of interest.

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A male RUFF was photographed at Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR Jun 22 in the southwest pool. Also there that evening were 3 CHUCK-WILLS-WIDOWS. An AMERICAN AVOCET was present through Jun 25 and 2 MARBLED GODWITS continue at Brig this week through Jun 26.

Bear Swamp in Burlington County hosted WORM-EATING WARBLER, 2 PROTHONOTARY WARBLERS, 2 HOODED WARBLERS, and BLUE-WINGED WARBLER Jun 24.

A male DICKCISSEL continues this week at Negri-Nepote Grasslands in Franklin Twp, Somerset County through Jun 23.

A LEAST BITTERN was noted at Woodbridge River Watch Park Jun 21. Another LEAST BITTERN was seen from the overlook on Pleasant Plains Road in Great Swamp NWR Jun 20 & 25.

A family group of 5 PROTHONOTARY WARBLERS was found at Lord Stirling Park Jun 22.

A COMMON GALLINULE was observed on Deerhaven Lake in Morris County Jun 22.

Old Mine Road/Delaware Water Gap had COMMON MERGANSER, ALDER FLYCATCHER, WORM-EATING WARBLER, 2 LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSHES, and 20+ HOODED WARBLERS Jun 22.

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