This is the Voice of NJ Audubon for Wed July 22 with reports
of WHITE IBIS, LITTLE GULL, BROWN PELICAN, STILT SANDPIPERS and WESTERN
SANDPIPERS, seasonal and local reports.
The adult WHITE IBIS was seen again Monday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m.,
flying into the west pool in the northwest corner, where the GLOSSY
IBIS congregate. Also at Brig this week, 4 PEREGRINES, lots of
GULL-BILLED TERNS, good numbers of SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHERS and
PEEP, a few WESTERN SANDPIPERS, several RED-BREASTED MERGANSERS and
BLUE-WINGED TEAL and GREEN-WINGED TEAL.
LITTLE GULLS were seen this week at the mouth of Flat Creek in
Union Beach and also at Conaskonk, on the flats beyond the sewage
plant. Also on Raritan Bay this week, a WHITE-WINGED SCOTER,
YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON and SALTMARSH SHARP-TAILED SPARROW at
Conaskonk Point, and two YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS at Natco Lake.
Three BROWN PELICANS were at Sandy Hook July 21 at Gunnison Beach.
About 15 BROWN PELICANS have been regular in the area of Barnegat
At the Hackensack Meadows Env. Center in Lyndhurst, STILT SANDPIPERS and
WESTERN SANDPIPERS and BLACK SKIMMER were present this week.
On July 19 on the upper Delaware River, there were two BALD
EAGLES (one banded) at the Milford bridge; COMMON MERGANSERS and
SPOTTED SANDPIPERS were plentiful on the river.
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