Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 7/6/1994
This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Wednesday, July 6, 1994 at 1 pm with reports of BROWN PELICAN, RED-NECKED GREBE, GRASSHOPPER SPARROW, VIRGINIA RAIL and various local reports. Ten BROWN PELICANS were at Tuckerton off and on the last ten days, sometimes at Holgate as well. Two RED-NECKED GREBES were at Liberty State Park, Jersey City, on July 1. AMERICAN COOT have young in the Meadowlands, on the Belleville Pike, north side, near the WMCA Radio towers. A VIRGINIA RAIL was at the Skeet Range at Lenape Park, Cranford, in the narrow marsh along the west dike. In Mercer Co., BOBOLINK, MEADOWLARK, and GRASSHOPPER SPARROW were at Bear Tavern Rd., Washinton Crossing. In Somerset Co., four GRASSHOPPER SPARROWS are on Mountain View Rd. in Montgomery, off the Great Rd. and also Grandview Rd. near Johnson & Johnson. In Monmouth Co., GRASSHOPPER SPARROWS are on Polhemustown Rd. and Harvey Rd. in Cream Ridge; SAVANNAH SPARROW is also on Harvey Rd. along with Meadowlarks. In Hunterdon Co., BLUE GROSBEAK was at Deer Path Park off Rt. 31 in Readington on July 5. LEAST TERN, BLUE-WINGED TEAL, MOORHEN, & SPOTTED SANDPIPER were at the Meadowlands Environmental Center during the week. Thus far, no reports of migrant shorebirds. For updates on rarities call the New Jersey Audubon Bird Mailbox at (201) 983-9152. A pelagic trip out of Barnegat Light on August 5 - 6 is now full. The Voice of NJ Audubon [(908) 766-2661] is a regular weekly report on birding in New Jersey, sponsored by the NJ Audubon Society. The tape is changed usually on Wednesdays around noon, 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. Happy birding, and thank you for calling.

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