This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Wednesday, July 13, 1994 at 1 pm with reports of BROWN PELICAN, RED-NECKED GREBE, BLACK TERN, BALD EAGLE, and local reports.
A BROWN PELICAN was seen July 12 on the ocean front at Sea Girt. Twenty BROWN PELICANS were at Barnegat Light July 10 on the sand bars. The colonies of Terns and Skimmers are active along the new jetty and easily observed. Also around the inlet and in the colonies, ten OYSTERCATCHERS, a HORNED LARK, 2 PIPING PLOVER, and 3 BLACK TERNS. The light is good before 10 AM at this site.
RED-NECKED GREBES continue at Nummy Island near Stone Harbor, and also at Liberty State Park in Jersey City.
A first year BALD EAGLE was sitting in the Pleasant Plains Rd. Great Blue Heron Rookery (Great Swamp NWR) on July 11. Coyotes have been spotted on Pleasant Plains Rd. and on the Meyersville side of the Great Swamp.
For updates on rarities call the New Jersey Audubon Bird Mailbox at (201) 983-9152.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.] To report birds to the tape, call (908) 766-5787, or fax (908) 766-7775. Happy birding, and thank you for calling.