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Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 6/28/2006
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 GREATER YELLOWLEGS.

An immature RED CROSSBILL was discovered at a West Long Branch residence Jun 26.

A PROTHONOTARY WARBLER was seen at Glassboro Woods Jun 25.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

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 http://www.paulagics.com

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 and reporting.

 
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