Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 7/1/1992
This is the Voice of New Jersey Audubon for Wednesday, July 1, 1992 at 4:15 pm with reports of Anhinga, Avocet, Hudsonian Godwit, Red-necked Phalarope, Brown Pelican, Black Tern, and local reports of interest. An Anhinga, at least the seventh such report in 1992, was seen on Rt. 35 between Brielle and Pt. Pleasant on June 30. Avocets continue at Brigantine NWR this week; eleven were seen on June 28. Two Red-necked Phalaropes were reported there on June 26, and also during the week, Hudsonian Godwit. Three Brown Pelicans were seen from the Red Bank boardwalk June 30. In Jockey Hollow National Historic Park in Morristown, 3 Turkey chicks were seen in the woods near the Soldiers' Huts, and a Kentucky Warbler was seen between June 26 and 30 between Woodhouse parking lot and the Soldiers' Huts. Kentucky Warbler is also at Assunpink Wildlife Management Area on the east side of Stone Tavern Road. A Hermit Thrush was seen June 26 near Sunrise Mt. Rd., near the turnout, in Stokes State Forest. A Grassland bird survey of McGuire Air Force Base turned up 15 Upland Sandpipers, and 65 singing male Grasshopper Sparrows. At Mannington Marsh in Salem Cty. on June 28, Black Tern. Least Bittern, and Ruddy Duck were all present. At Sandy Hook, Oystercatcher nested successfully, as did Piping Plover, owing to protection of the nest areas. Also at Sandy Hook, a Bald Eagle was seen during the week. The Voice of NJ Audubon 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. To report birds to the tape, call (908) 766-5787. Happy birding and thank you for calling. The Voice of NJ Audubon [(908) 766-2661] is a regular weekly report on birding in New Jersey. The tape is changed regularly on Wednesdays, 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. For updates between tapes call the NJ Audubon Bird Mailbox, (201) 983-9152. Good birding, and thank you for calling.

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