This is the Voice of NJ Audubon for Wed Sep 9 with reports
of GODWITS, BAIRD'S SANDPIPER, other SHOREBIRDS, WARBLER flights,
seasonal and local reports of interest.
A MARBLED GODWIT was at the natural area next to the Visitor Center
in Liberty State Park, Jersey City Sep 6. A HUDSONIAN GODWIT was
one of 10 shorebird species at Spruce Run Res. Sep 3. Also there,
3 BAIRD'S SANDPIPERS on Sep 7. Most of the shorebirds are at Van Sickel
and Rte. 31, or at the mouth of Mulhockaway Creek.
Several BAIRD'S SANDPIPERS were at Brig Sep 3 along with STILT SANDPIPERS
and WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPERS. The REDDISH EGRET and SHARP-TAILED
SANDPIPER previously reported there were not found again.
[Details on both are sought by the NJ Bird Records Committee.]
STILT SANDPIPERS and WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPERS were also at the West Cape May
Impoundments Sep 3 along with WILSON'S PHALAROPE. STILT
SANDPIPERS were also at the Hackensack Meadows Environmental
Center in Lyndhurst Sep 6 along with several hundred Yellowlegs.
There was a good flight at Sandy Hook Sep 5,6, 7 with 22 warblers
per day. CONNECTICUT WARBLER, PHILADELPHIA VIREO, and OLIVE-SIDED
FLYCATCHER were at the Locust Grove; OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER, 4
CONNECTICUTS, one MOURNING WARBLER and a GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER
were among the birds at the Brookdale maintenance area.
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