Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 9/23/1992
This is the Voice of New Jersey Audubon update for Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1992, at 12:30 pm, with reports of SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPER, ANHINGA, WESTERN KINGBIRD, GOLDEN EAGLE, BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER, HUDSONIAN GODWIT, and seasonal and local reports of interest. The SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPER at Brigantine NWR was last reported Saturday, Sept. 19. Another ANHINGA was reported this week, this one a female, in flight over Culver Lake on Sept. 20. A WESTERN KINGBIRD was reported at Palmyra Sept. 19; also reported there Sept. 20 were OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER, LINCOLN'S SPARROW, and CONNECTICUT WARBLER. An early adult GOLDEN EAGLE was seen Sept. 19 over Boonton. A HUDSONIAN GODWIT and LESSER GOLDEN PLOVER were at the Hackensack Meadowlands Environmental Center Sept. 20. Monclair hawk watch on Sept. 20 had 2000 BROADWINGS and 2 BALD EAGLES. Brigantine NWR on Sept. 20 had 10 BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPERS and 3 BLACK TERNS. Mannington Marsh in Salem Co. had BALD EAGLE Sept. 19; also in Salem Co., Sinnickson's Landing Rd. at the mouth of the Salem River had 150 CASPIAN TERNS on Sept. 19, and the same day there was a BLACK TERN on Featherbed Lane (near Sharptown). Seven TURKEYS were on the torn (?) fields on Old Denville Rd. Sept. 24. At Sandy Hook Sept. 18 - 21 there were 2 SORA and 1 VIRGINIA RAIL, and 1 LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, along with up to 3 LEAST BITTERNS, at the north pond with the usual ducks and Pied-billed Grebes. 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. For updates between tapes call the NJ Audubon Bird Mailbox, (201) 983-9152. Good birding, and thank you for calling.

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