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Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 6/29/1994
This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Wednesday, June 29 at noon with reports of ROSEATE TERN, WILSON'S STORM-PETREL, CHUCK-WILL'S WIDOWS, BALD EAGLE, local reports, and a pelagic trip announcement. The ROSEATE TERN at Bunker Pond, Cape May Point State Park, was seen again on June 26. A ROYAL TERN was at Hereford Inlet the same day. Three WILSON'S STORM PETRELS were seen from the Cape May - Lewes Ferry also June 26. An immature BALD EAGLE was reported in the vicinity of River Road, Califon, on June 28. CHUCK WILL'S WIDOWS are singing in Old Bridge near the intersection of Rts. 18 and 9. Take Rt. 18 north from the intersection with 9, about 1.5 mi north take Maple Street to the west (left) to the end. The Chucks sing around the parking lot of the Old Bridge Rifle and Pistol Club at dawn and dusk. Whippoorwills are also there. BROWN PELICANS were reported recently from Holgate, no other reports. YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT HERON and TRICOLORED HERON (both rare in the Meadowlands) were recently reported at the Hackensack Meadowlands Environmental Center in Lyndhurst. For updates on rarities call the New Jersey Audubon Bird Mailbox at (201) 983-9152. A pelagic trip on the Jersey Devil out of Barnegat Light to the 1000 fathom line will take place on August 5 - 6. The cost is $110, non-profit. For reservations call Paul Guris at (215) 348-4295. The Voice of NJ Audubon [(908) 766-2661] is a regular weekly report on birding in New Jersey, sponsored by the NJ Audubon Society. The tape is changed usually on Wednesdays around noon, 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. Happy birding, and thank you for calling.

 
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