This is the Voice of NJ Audubon for Wed, July 1 with reports of
BROWN PELICAN, LITTLE GULL, SHEARWATERS, KING RAIL, ALDER
FLYCATCHER, DICKCISSEL and other grassland birds, seasonal
reports and local reports of interest.
A pelagic trip off Cape May last week had SOOTY SHEARWATERS, CORY'S SHEARWATERS, GREATER SHEARWATERS
and MANX SHEARWATERS. PELICANS are being reported from the coast
in ones and twos.
Three LITTLE GULLS were still at South Amboy at Morgan June 25.
The KING RAIL was reported again at the Hillside Av. bridge in
Chester at Black River. Three young birds that were probably
Kings were also reported during the week. Nearby, the ALDER
FLYCATCHER is on the railroad bed about one mile near the
birches.. Other birds at Black River include VIRGINIA and SORA
RAILS, and WILLOW FLYCATCHER.
DICKCISSEL is still feeding young at Brightview Farm off Rte 545
in Burlington County. Also there are GRASSHOPPER SPARROW and
BOBOLINK. From the intersection of Rtes. 545 and 537, take 545
north a short distance to the farm entrance on the right. Park
at the Y where the logbook is on the fence. Please record your
KENTUCKY and HOODED WARBLERS are in the barberry at the Cross
Estate section of Morristown National Historical Park off Jockey
Hollow Road behind Scherman-Hoffman. GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLERS are on
the power line crossing on Clinton Road in West Milford, north of
Rte. 23. CERULEAN and PARULA WARBLERS are in evidence along Old
Mine Road between Worthington and Depew. RAVENS are at the Delaware
Water Gap and also at High Point State Park.
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