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Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 8/28/1996
This is the Voice of NJ Audubon for Wed., Aug. 28 at noon with reports of AUDUBON'S SHEARWATERS and CORY'S SHEARWATERS, BRIDLED TERN, SOUTH POLAR SKUA, LONG-TAILED JAEGERS and PARASITIC JAEGERS, RED-NECKED PHALAROPE, BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER, BLACK TERN, BROWN PELICAN, UPLAND SANDPIPER and local reports.

A pelagic trip to Hudson Canyon Aug. 25 turned up BRIDLED TERN, CORY'S and AUDUBON'S SHEARWATERS, SOUTH POLAR SKUA, PARASITIC and LONG-TAILED JAEGERS, RED-NECKED PHALAROPE and WILSON'S STORM- PETREL.

BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPERS were seen at Brig Aug. 23 and 24 on the grass at south dike, west pool; other buff-breasts were 2 on Herbert Rd. near Assunpink Aug. 26 and another at Allentown sod farm Aug. 27. Four more were at Pole Tavern, Salem County Aug. 25, along with 24 UPLAND SANDPIPERS, down from 68 uppies there on Aug. 19! This traditional staging area is at the intersection of Rtes. 77 and 40 and adjacent farms.

A BLACK TERN was at the end of Tuckerton Road Aug. 21, along with a BROWN PELICAN. A BLACK TERN was also at Brig Aug. 21 and two were seen there Aug. 22. Other birds there during the week included WILSON'S PHALAROPE, STILT SANDPIPER, and BALD EAGLE.

The Voice of NJ Audubon is a weekly report on birding in New Jersey. Sponsored by New Jersey Audubon Society, the tape/web page changes Wednesdays; URL http://www.njaudubon.org 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. after hours calls can be routed to the Voice Mail Box at Ext. 18. For updates between tapes call the NJ Audubon Bird Mailbox, (908) 647-2357. Good birding, and thank you for calling/faxing/surfing.

 
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