This is the Voice of NJ Audubon for Tue Sep 12 with reports of Review
List ANHINGA, SWAINSON'S HAWK and reports of BAIRD'S, BUFF-BREASTED
and other SANDPIPERS, GOLDEN PLOVER, PHALAROPES, some early hawk
watch reports, and local reports.
An ANHINGA was seen over Pleasantville, Atlantic Co., at 10 a.m. Sep
11 heading south.
At Sandy Hook Sep 11, at the northern tip in the west pool at the end
of the Fisherman's Trail, there were 2 BAIRD'S and WHITE-RUMPED and
At the Johson Sod Farms in Upper Deerfield, Cumberland Co., there
were 68 GOLDEN PLOVER, 8 BUFF-BREASTED and one UPLAND SANDPIPERS and
HORNED LARKS off Griers Lane (Rte 688) and off Olivet Lane.
At Brigantine (Forsythe) NWR Sep 9, on the NW dike, west pool, there
was a RED-NECKED PHALAROPE and two WILSON'S PHALAROPES, 175 WHITE-RUMPS, 75
STILT SANDPIPERS, at least 18 species of shorebirds overall, and a
very large concentration of EGRETS feeding in the east pool. Also at
Brig were ROYAL and CASPIAN and GULL-BILLED TERNS, PEREGRINE and
MERLIN, and a pocket of WARBLERS in the cedars at the headquarters
On the sod farms at Oil City Road on the state line at the Wallkill,
there were GOLDEN PLOVERS and BAIRD'S and BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPERS
At Chimney Rock Hawkwatch, for the week ending Sep 6, totals included
6 BALD EAGLES, 40 OSPREYS, and 17 warbler species on Sep 6.
A BALD EAGLE was seen this week at Johnson Park, Highland Park on the
Raritan River off Rte 18.
Scotts Mountain Hawkwatch, for the 16 days ending Sep 11, recorded 54
OSPREY, 45 BALD EAGLE, 3 GOSHAWKS, 6 RED-SHOULDERS, 4 MERLIN, 2
SWAINSON'S HAWKS, 2 PEREGRINES and assorted other raptors and 93
A WESTERN KINGBIRD was at Harmony Pond Sep 11.
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