Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 9/21/1994
This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Wednesday, Sept. 21, 1994 at 1 PM with reports of WESTERN TANAGER, EAGLE & HAWK flights, LARK SPARROW, CLAY-COLORED SPARROW, SEDGE WREN, MARBLED GODWIT, seasonal reports, and local reports. A WESTERN TANAGER was reported at Higbee Beach in Cape May on Sept. 20. Hawk reports were good this week; the highlight was Montclair Hawk watch with 10,000 BROAD-WINGED HAWKS on Sept. 20 and 8 BALD EAGLES on Sept. 15. Merrill Creek Reservoir had an adult BALD EAGLE and a COMMON NIGHTHAWK flight on Sept. 15. At Sandy Hook this week there was a series of flights as follows: Sept. 15, 2 PHILADELPHIA VIREOS and 18 warblers including CONNECTICUT WARBLER, WILSON'S WARBLER, & HOODED WARBLER; Sept. 16, SEDGE WREN and CLAY-COLORED SPARROW on Plum Island; Sept. 17, two LARK SPARROWS at the construction site near area K; Sept. 18, a MARBLED GODWIT at Spermaceti Cove and a CLAY-COLORED SPARROW at area K; Sept. 19, about 15 warblers, including HOODED WARBLER. The AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVERS were present at the Hook to Sept. 15. At Overpeck Park Sept. 19 there were WHITE-CROWNED and LINCOLN'S SPARROWS and a BALD EAGLE. The Voice of NJ Audubon [(908) 766-2661] is a regular weekly report on birding in New Jersey. The tape is changed regularly on Wednesdays, more often when necessary. [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. Good birding, and thank you for calling.

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