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 21, 2007. Highlights this week include sightings of ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER, EASTERN PHOEBE, KING EIDER, COMMON EIDER, BALTIMORE ORIOLE, BLUE-HEADED ORIOLE, ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER, TREE SPARROW, GLAUCOUS GULL, SEDGE WREN, HOUSE WREN, COMMON REDPOLL, RED-HEADED WOODPECKER, NASHVILLE WARBLER, YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT, SNOW BUNTING, BARNACLE GOOSE, LAPLAND LONGSPUR, LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, PRAIRIE WARBLER, RED CROSSBILL, TUNDRA SWAN, CANVASBACK and DOVEKIE
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Cape May CBC (12/16) highlights were; 3 ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS, one found on Cape May NWR property in Green Creek, one in the third field at Higbee and the long staying bird at TNCs Cape Island Preserve. TNCs Cape Island Preserve also held a NASHVILLE WARBLER. The BARNACLE GOOSE was refound on CBC day in a field along
Other finds for the week were;
A BLUE-HEADED VIREO was found at the
A fourth ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER was found on 12/18 in
Also with the most recent Ash-throated was a late EASTERN PHOEBE, in the same area.
A hen CANVASBACK was on
The BARNACLE GOOSE continues in fields near
At least 50 SNOW BUNTINGS were moving between the
Lastly, 10 RED CROSSBILLS flew over the Coast Guard Base of 12/17.
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The Cape May Birding Hotline is a service of the New Jersey Audubon Societys Cape May Bird Observatory and details sightings from Cape May,
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