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Compilers: Pete Bacinski and Scott Barnes, Sandy Hook Bird Observatory
This is Scott Barnes with the Voice of New Jersey Audubon for Thursday July 8, 2010 with seasonal and local reports of interest.
Some breeding bird activity along Old Mine Road in the Delaware Water Gap NRA Jul 3 included ACADIAN FLYCATCHER, YELLOW-THROATED VIREOS, BLUE-HEADED VIREOS, 50+ RED-EYED VIREOS, 20+ VEERIES, 20 WOOD THRUSHES, CERULEAN WARBLER, and 16 HOODED WARBLERS. The YELLOW-THROATED WARBLER was still singing near the tall spruces and buildings near the entrance to the closed DePew site Jul 7.
Two CASPIAN TERNS were noted at Johnson Park in New Brunswick Jul 6 and the nearby Rte 18 bridge has 10+ pairs of nesting CLIFF SWALLOWS.
Brigantine NWR hosted 4 WHIMBRELS, 162 SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHERS, 3 LESSER YELLOWLEGS, 3 SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPERS, LEAST SANDPIPER, 75 WILLETS, 10+ GULL-BILLED TERNS, and 2 BLUE GROSBEAKS Jul 4.
A YELLOW-THROATED WARBLER was noted at Bull's Island State Park Jul 4.
Glassboro Woods had 4 KENTUCKY WARBLERS and WORM-EATING WARBLER Jul 4.
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