The ROSEATE SPOONBILL at Brig/Forsythe NWR continued to be seen this week, with reports from the south dike and the east pool. 2-3 AMERICAN AVOCETS and 2 BLACK TERNS were observed at Brig on 7/28.
A tuna fishing trip ranging 20-35 miles east of Avalon encountered 2 AUDUBON'S SHEARWATERS, 2 GREATER SHEARWATERS, 10 CORY'S SHEARWATERS, 2 COMMON LOONS and 25 WILSON'S STORM-PETRELS on 7/28.
2 AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVERS and an UPLAND SANDPIPER were noted from Cape May Pt. State Park on 7/29. A pair of PECTORAL SANDPIPERS were seen there on 7/30. An AMERICAN BITTERN flew out of Lighthouse Pond on 7/25.
Reports from the South Cape May Meadows/CMMBR this week included 3 COMMON MOORHENS and BLUE-WINGED TEAL on 7/24; BLACK TERN and CATTLE EGRET on 7/27. 6 CATTLE EGRETS were seen in West Cape May on 7/27.
Multiple LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS continue to be seen along the beachfront between Cape May Pt. State Park and the Meadows.
5 WILD TURKEYS were spotted along New England Road, across from Hidden Valley WMA, on 7/25.