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Voice of New Jersey Audubon - 9/6/1994
This is the voice of NJ Audubon for Tuesday, Sept. 6, 1994 at 6 PM with reports of WILSON'S PHALAROPE, BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER, BAIRD'S SANDPIPER, GOLDEN PLOVER, LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, WESTERN KINGBIRD, JAEGERS, seasonal migrants and local reports. A WILSON'S PHALAROPE and 3 STILT SANDPIPERS were in a large flock of Yellowlegs at the Hackensack Meadows Environmental Center, in Lyndhurst, on Sept. 4, in the main impoundment. At Brigantine NWR during the week, BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER, BAIRD'S SANDPIPER, GOLDEN PLOVER, STILT SANDPIPER, and other shorebirds were found on the north dike. An adult LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was briefly present in the South Cape May Meadows on the evening of Aug. 31. A WESTERN KINGBIRD was at Sandy Hook on Sept. 6, along with WILSON'S WARBLER and MERLIN. Also there during the week, PHILADELPHIA VIREO and MOURNING WARBLER. A CASPIAN TERN was at South Amboy on Sept. 1. Fifteen JAEGERS were reported at the Avalon Sea Watch on Aug. 31. PEREGRINE FALCON, COOPER'S HAWK, COMMON NIGHTHAWK, a variety of warblers, OSPREY, and BALD EAGLE were all reported moving this week. 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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