The Cape May Birding Hotline is a service of New Jersey Audubon Societys Cape May Bird Observatory. This weeks message was prepared on Friday December 14, 2007. Highlights this week include sightings of ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER, BARNACLE GOOSE, CAVE SWALLOW, TUNDRA SWAN, CANVASBACK, LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, SNOW BUNTING,
EDIT: WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, COMMON REDPOLL COMMON EIDER, ORANGE CROWNED WARBLER and ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK.
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The ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER which had been in TNCs Cape Island Preserve, along the railroad tracks at the end of
Yesterday, 12/13, 2 CAVE SWALLOWS were seen flying over the
On 12/8 the BARNACLE GOOSE was seen for a few hours on
Originally reported on 12/8 and continuing through 12/13, a TUNDRA SWAN has been on
A female CANVASBACK was found on
A first winter LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL was found yesterday, 12/13, on the beach at TNCs Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge (CMMBR).
Continuing to grow in size, the flock of SNOW BUNTINGS which are being found between TNCs CMMBR and the
On 12/13, a ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK was spotted soaring over TNCs CMMBR.
Lastly, a RED CROSSBILL was found on the Cape May Coast Guard Base on 12/7. While the Coast Guard Base is in accessible to the general public, this species could be found in any part of the county.
EDIT: Seen this morning, 12/14, at the
Also, a ROSE-BREASETED GROSBEAK was seen at a private feeder in
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******CMBO Bookstore hours are as follows; Northwood Center on East Lake Drive in Cape May Point, starting December 1, will be closed on Tuesdays. The center will be open Wednesday-Monday for the winter. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Center for Research and Education on Rt. 47 in
The Cape May Birding Hotline is a service of the New Jersey Audubon Societys Cape May Bird Observatory and details sightings from Cape May,
Good Luck and Good Birding!