Thursday, January 27, 2011

Cape May Birding Hotline 1-27-11

Hotline: Cape May Birding Hotline
To Report: call (609) 884-2736, or email
Coverage: Cape May, Cumberland and Atlantic Counties , NJ
Compiler: David Lord, Cape May Bird Observatory
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This is the Cape May Birding Hotline, a service of New Jersey Audubon Society's Cape May Bird Observatory. This week's message was prepared on Thursday, January 27th, 2010. Highlights this week include sightings of RED CROSSBILL, LINCOLN’S SPARROW, BLACK-HEADED GULL, CACKLING GOOSE

A fly-by RED CROSSBILL was observed heading north over the Cape May Point State Park on Monday, January 24th, 2011.

A LINCOLN’S SPARROW continues to be seen near the first parking lot of the Cape May Point State Park, and was last reported there on Monday, January 24th, 2011.

A first year BLACK-HEADED GULL was seen flying south from Mt. Vernon Ave. on Friday, January 21st, 2011.

A CACKLING GOOSE was seen over Route 47 in Goshen on Monday, January 24th, 2011.

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******CMBO WINTER HOURS are as follows: Northwood Center on East Lake Drive in Cape May Point is every day except Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Center for Research and Education on Rt. 47 in Goshen is open Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30am to 4:30pm; closed Sundays and Mondays. ******

The Cape May Birding Hotline is a service of the New Jersey Audubon Society's Cape May Bird Observatory and details sightings from Cape May, Cumberland and Atlantic Counties. Updates are made weekly. Please report sightings of rare or unusual birds to CMBO at 609-884-2736. Sponsorship for this hotline comes from the support of CMBO members and business members, and should you not be a member, we cordially invite you to join. Individual membership is $39 per year; $49 for families. You can call either center to become a member or visit. Become a member in person and you'll receive a FREE gift (in addition to member discounts in the stores).

Good Luck and Good Birding!

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