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Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 7/26/1995
This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Wednesday, July 26, 1995, at noon, with reports of shorebirds and other seasonal movements.

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 GULL-BILLED TERNS.

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 Colgate Clock.

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.

 
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