Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 7/24/1996
This is the Voice of NJ Audubon for Wed., July 24 with reports of BAND-RUMPED STORM-PETREL, BROWN PELICAN, MARBLED GODWIT, and seasonal and local reports.

BAND-RUMPED STORM-PETREL was being seen as late as Wed., July 17 in Delaware Bay waters off Cumberland County at Maurice River cove near East Point. East Point Light may be a vantage point. WILSON'S STORM-PETREL is also being seen in Cumberland Co. waters.

BROWN PELICANS were seen this week at Barnegat Inlet July 21 (about 20 birds), July 19 at Lavalette, and Tuckerton July 22 (five).

A MARBLED GODWIT was seen near the SE corner of Brig flying toward the west pool on July 20. Few shorebirds were there that day; lots of GULL-BILLED TERNS were on the south and north dikes.

The Hackensack Meadowlands Env. Center area July 22 had SKIMMER, LEAST TERN and small flocks of SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER, LESSER YELLOWLEGS and a few SPOTTED SANDPIPERS. Kearny East had broods of PIED-BILLED GREBE, AM. COOT, COM. MOORHEN and GADWALL; lots of LEAST TERNS and CORMORANTS; and a PEREGRINE, presumably from the Kearny nest.

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 Wednesdays. URL is http://www.njaudubon.org [Compiled by R. Kane, NJ Audubon; transcribed for National Birding Hotline Cooperative by L. Larson, llarson@ pucc.princeton.edu.] 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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