This is Scott Barnes with the Voice of New Jersey Audubon for Thursday
July 1, 2004 with reports of SWAINSON'S WARBLER, MISSISSIPPI KITE,
HUDSONIAN GODWIT, KENTUCKY WARBLER, seasonal and local reports of
A SWAINSON'S WARBLER was discovered at Higbee Beach WMA in Cape May Jun
30: call the CMBO Hotline for details.
MISSISSIPPI KITES continue at Bull's Island Recreation Area in
Hunterdon County through Jun 26 when the individual with missing tail
feathers was over the north end of the island between 3 and 5 pm,
viewed from the footbridge. Another report came from the footbridge Jun
30. A 'full adult' was found there Jun 25. Also there this week were
3-4 YELLOW-THROATED WARBLERS and numerous CLIFF SWALLOWS.
A HUDSONIAN GODWIT was discovered at Brigantine NWR Jun 28. Small
numbers of BROWN PELICANS were seen this week from the end of Great Bay
Blvd in Tuckerton, Harvey Cedars, and Island Beach State Park.
The Dot & Brooks Evert Trail in Burlington County had a singing
KENTUCKY WARBLER Jun 26 off Stockton's Bridge Rd. Also there were both
Cuckoos, WORM-EATING WARBLER, and 2 HOODED WARBLERS.
Heron counts at Fort Mott State Park in Salem County Jun 29 were 120
CATTLE EGRETS, 30 LITTLE BLUE HERONS, and YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON.
LEAST BITTERN, AMERICAN COOT, and 8 COMMON MOORHENS were found in the
Hackensack Meadowlands/Kearny Marsh area this week.
Both YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO were reported from
around the state this week in strong numbers.
The Voice of New Jersey Audubon is a weekly report on birding in New
Jersey. To report birds call 732-872-2500. Documentation of Review List
Species goes to the New Jersey Bird Records Committee at 91 Sycamore
Lane, Skillman NJ, 08558. Good birding and thanks for calling and