Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 7/2/1997
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 Pedricktown causeway.

BALD EAGLES were reported this week at Hancock's Bridge, Brig, Wading River, over Whitenack Rd in Bernardsville, and at Stow Creek.

THE VOICE OF NJ AUDUBON is a weekly report on birding in New Jersey. Sponsored by New Jersey Audubon Society, the tape/web page changes Wednesday. To report birds to the tape, call (908) 766-5787, or fax (908) 766-7775. After hours calls can be routed to the voice-mail box at ext. 18. For updates between tapes call the NJ Audubon Bird Mailbox, (908) 647-2357. Good birding, and thank you for calling/faxing/surfing.

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