This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Wednesday, July 26,
1995, at noon, with reports of shorebirds and other
At Brigantine NWR on July 22, there were STILT SANDPIPERS,
WESTERN SANDPIPERS, PECTORAL SANDPIPERS, SHORT-BILLED
DOWITCHERS, GREATER YELLOWLEGS, LESSER YELLOWLEGS, BALD EAGLE, and numerous
At the Hackensack Meadowlands Environmental Center in
Lyndhurst, July 24, there were 3 STILT SANDPIPERS, numerous
YELLOWLEGS, SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHERS, SEMIPALMATED
SANDPIPERS in the drawn-down pool; abundant EGRETS, only
one FORSTER'S TERN, four BLACK SKIMMERS, and a few
land-bird migrants including ORCHARD ORIOLE, ROUGH-WINGED
SWALLOW, EASTERN KINGBIRD & YELLOW WARBLER.
At South Amboy there were 2 AM. OYSTERCATCHERS July 17;
breeding there was confirmed earlier this season. This week
a COMMON LOON was on Split Rock Reservoir in Morris County.
PEREGRINES were reported in the Meadowlands in several
locations. They successfully brought off three young at
Kearney; and a pair is being seen at the Jersey City
Migrants reported moving this week include BOBOLINK,
KINGBIRD, BANK SWALLOW, TREE SWALLOW, ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOW,
SPOTTED SANDPIPER, LEAST SANDPIPER, SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER,
& SEMIPALMATED PLOVER.
The Voice of NJ Audubon [(908) 766-2661] is a regular
weekly report on birding in New Jersey. The tape is changed
regularly on Wednesdays, more often when necessary.
[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. For updates between
tapes call the NJ Audubon Bird Mailbox, (201) 983-9152.
Good birding, and thank you for calling.