Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 8/22/2001
This is the Voice of NJ Audubon for Wed Aug 22 with reports of Review List FORK-TAILED FLYCATCHER, CURLEW SANDPIPER, PURPLE GALLINULE and other reports of BLACK TERN, SHOREBIRDS, and local reports.

A FORK-TAILED FLYCATCHER was found Aug 19 on New England Road east of the Higbee parking lots in Cape May. The bird remained about 35 minutes until it flew off at 7:20 a.m. {It was relocated on Aug. 22 and was present until at least 1 PM. -transcriber's note]

The CURLEW SANDPIPER was still at Stone Harbor Point Aug 18.

The PURPLE GALLINULE remains at the Allendale celery farm in Bergen County at Rtes 502/504. Reach it from Garden State Pkwy exit 163 and Rte 17.

Sandy Hook this week had BLACK TERN Aug 18; there were 15 shorebird spp at the salt ponds at the end of the fishermen's trail Aug 20 including WHITE-RUMP, WHIMBREL and STILT SANDPIPER. Also there was LEAST BITTERN at North Pond, and on Aug 19, CHAT, NASHVILLE WARBLER and WORM-EATING WARBLER were present.

PEREGRINE FALCON continues on the towers near the Kingsland impoundment in Lyndhurst.

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