This is the Voice of NJ Audubon for July 2 at noon with reports of
Little Gull, Dickcissel and grassland birds, and regional and local
reports of interest.
Two LITTLE GULLS, one first year, one sub-adult, were at Lawrence
Harbor next to South Amboy off Rte 35 on Raritan Bay June 28--also
there a breeding plumage Horned Grebe.
The DICKCISSELS and BOBOLINKS continue at Brightview Farm in
Chesterfield; from 539 x 537, take 537 west to 545 at the WAWA.
Turn right or north on 545; go a short distance to the Brightview
Farm sign and turn right into the farm road; go straight ahead to
the log box on the right side fence.
KENTUCKY and HOODED WARBLERS continue at Scherman Sanctuary and the
Cross Estate in the National Park behind the sanctuary off Jockey
Hollow Road. There is a map in the sanctuary of where various
breeding birds are on the property: BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO and YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, WORM-EATING WARBLER, etc.
At Colliers Mills, 6 GRASSHOPPER SPARROWS, BLUE GROSBEAK and
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO are among the breeding birds present.
In Salem County, LEAST BITTERNS are visible at the Pedricktown
Spoils, at Stow Creek in the pool on Stow Neck Road, and at the
BALD EAGLES were reported this week at Hancock's Bridge, Brig,
Wading River, over Whitenack Rd in Bernardsville, and at Stow
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