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Monthly Archives: April 2011
From Jeff Ellerbusch: Pleasant Plains this evening (5:40-8:30) with Simon Lane. Some Highlights were a Virginia Rail which sounded off at 5:45, Least Bittern that began calling from the Overlook at 7ish and continued, with growing vigor, till I left … Continue reading
Franck Sencher, Jr. reports the following shorebirds from Opie Road, Hillsborough Township from this afternoon: 9 Greater Yellowlegs, 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 3 Solitary Sandpipers, 1 Spotted Sandpiper, 1 Killdeer, 12 Least Sandpipers
In a Jersey Birds post from April 27th Paul Murray reported the return of the Lawrence’s Warbler to Kay Environmental Center in Chester for a 5th year. A visit was paid to the bird this morning and a video was … Continue reading
This morning at 7:15: Greater Yellowlegs – 4 Solitary Sandpipers – 3 (at least) Least Sandpipers – 5 (in the mudhole opposite the Neshanic Valley Maintenance building) Submitted by Jonathan Klizas
Joe Pescatore reports 2 Prothonotary Warblers at 7:00 a.m. at the usual spot by the rebuilt East Observation Tower at Lord Stirling Park. Also, a Veery at Scherman-Hoffman in Bernardsville.
Afternoon. 7 Greater Yellowlegs 1 Solitary Sandpiper (1st of the year in Somerset County that has been reported).
From Jeff Ellerbusch: Some Somerset County stuff from the past two days… Glenhurst Meadows (Late Evening), 4/25 – Wood Duck- 5 – G-winged Teal- 10 – Pied-billed Grebe- 1 – Kestrel- 1 – Woodcock- 2 – Chimney Swift- 3 – … Continue reading
Frank Sencher Jr. found 3 Greater Yellowlegs, 1 Killdeer, 4 Wilson’s Snipe and 1 Least Sandpiper on Opie Rd. in Hillsborough Township Tuesday, 4/26. The Least Sandpiper and two of the Wilson’s Snipe were still present this morning, 4/27, in … Continue reading
From Jamie Glydon: Some new arrivals and highlights at Bee Meadow Park today 4-26-11. Eastern Phoebe 3 Blue-headed Vireo 2 Barn Swallow 1 Blue-winged Warbler 1 Northern Parula 4 Yellow Warbler 6 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 45 Palm Warbler 6 Black-and-white … Continue reading
From Harvey Tomlinson: Hi All, New for me at the Swamp today were: Warbling Vireo Blue-winged Warbler New for me at Stirling were: Ovenbird Rose-breasted Grosbeak Veery Yard bird today: Pine Siskin My Gray-phase Screech Owl continues. Hoping for a … Continue reading