This is the Voice of NJ Audubon for Thurs Sept 13 with reports of
Review List PACIFIC GOLDEN PLOVER, CURLEW SANDPIPER, and other
reports of SANDWICH TERN, MARBLED GODWIT, PHALAROPES, BUFF-BREASTED
and BAIRD'S SANDPIPERS, AVOCETS, BROWN PELICAN, LARK SPARROWS, RED
CROSSBILL, ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER, and seasonal reports.
The PACIFIC GOLDEN PLOVER on Olivet Road off Rte 77 in Salem County
was still there Sept 10; also there, 50 AM. GOLDEN PLOVER, and
BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPERS and BAIRD'S SANDPIPERS. [Pacific was still present
Sept. 12 -Transcriber]
Reports from Brig the weekend of Sept 8 included CURLEW SANDPIPER
(N. Dike, East Pool), SANDWICH TERN, WILSON'S PHALAROPES and RED-NECKED
PHALAROPES (N. Dike, West Pool), 3 BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPERS on the
dogleg putting green, MARBLED GODWIT seen from the N. Dike, West
Pool and later from the South Dike Tower, 4 CATTLE EGRET, MERLIN and
YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT HERON.
Sandy Hook Sept 6 had a LARK SPARROW at the South Pond platform
(same spot as last year), and another was at the end of the fence
behind the Coast Guard houses Sept 9. Five WHITE-RUMPS and two AM.
GOLDEN PLOVER were at the salt ponds on the tip Sept 9, and the same
day, an early ORANGE-CROWN was in the bushes on the way out to the
BROWN PELICAN and MARBLED GODWIT were in the Sedge island area of
Island Beach this week.
An imm. RED CROSSBILL was present this week three days on private
property in Maywood, Bergen County. RAVENS were found on Green Pond
Road one mile south of Rte 23 on dead snags at the opening in front
of the cliff. Nest location?
Condolences and prayers to any with near and dear ones at or near
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dropping the phone alert because of the Internet. Reasons are
simple: 1- cell phones; 2- tourists and vacationers; 3- the counter
on our tape shows a number of people not on line.
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