This is Scott Barnes with the Voice of New Jersey Audubon Society for
Wednesday June 28, 2006 with report of WHITE-FACED IBIS, BLACK TERN,
RED CROSSBILL, seasonal and local reports of interest and announcements.
****NOTE: the next update of the Voice of New Jersey Audubon Society
will be made July 13, 2006****
A WHITE-FACED IBIS was still present at the ponds at Crest Haven,
just north of Cape May Jun 26. Seawatching continues to be
productive off Cape May Point. Call the CMBO Hotline for details.
A BLACK TERN and 2 FORSTER'S TERNS were found at Merrill Creek
Reservoir Jun 24.
Rare inland, a COMMON TERN was noted at Spruce Run Reservoir Jun 26.
A FORSTER'S TERN appeared there Jun 28 along with a southbound
An immature RED CROSSBILL was discovered at a West Long Branch
residence Jun 26.
A PROTHONOTARY WARBLER was seen at Glassboro Woods Jun 25.
A late summer pelagic trip is scheduled for Aug 20 out of Belmar in
search of Audubon's Shearwater, White-faced Storm-Petrel, Long-tailed
Jaeger, and other warm-water species. Another trip visiting New
Jersey waters is scheduled from Freeport, Long Island Sep 10, looking
for the same species. For more information about both of these trips
contact See Life Paulagics at 215-234-6805 or see their website at
The Voice of New Jersey Audubon is a weekly report on birding in New
Jersey. To report birds please call 732-872-2500. Observers are
requested to submit documentation (photos, field sketches, written
descriptions) of Review List Species to the New Jersey Bird Records
Committee at 91 Sycamore Lane, Skillman NJ 08558. Thanks for calling