Category Archives: Morris County

2,639 Broad-winged Hawks at Wildcat Ridge, Hibernia, NJ, Sep. 15, 2014

Wildcat Ridge Hibernia, New Jersey, USA Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 15, 2014 Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total Black Vulture 0 0 0 Turkey Vulture 0 0 0 Osprey 0 20 24 Bald Eagle 4 24 29 Northern Harrier … Continue reading

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604 Raptors at Wildcat Ridge, Hibernia, NJ, Sep. 14, 2014

Wildcat Ridge Hibernia, New Jersey, USA Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 14, 2014 Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total Black Vulture 0 0 0 Turkey Vulture 0 0 0 Osprey 9 20 24 Bald Eagle 12 20 25 Northern Harrier … Continue reading

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State Record Butterfly; Sunday Field Notes; Sep. 14, 2014

Butterflies: Funereal Duskywing – 1st New Jersey Record On Friday, September 12, 2014 in the Great Swamp NWR, Kurt Hasselman found and photographed the first New Jersey record of Funereal Duskywing (Erynnis funeralis). It was on Goldenrod in the parking area … Continue reading

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258 Raptors at Wildcat Ridge, Hibernia, NJ, Sep. 13, 2014

Wildcat Ridge Hibernia, New Jersey, USA Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 13, 2014 Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total Black Vulture 0 0 0 Turkey Vulture 0 0 0 Osprey 1 11 15 Bald Eagle 0 8 13 Northern Harrier … Continue reading

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123 Raptors at Wildcat Ridge, Hibernia, NJ, Sep. 12, 2014

Wildcat Ridge Hibernia, New Jersey, USA Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 12, 2014 Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total Black Vulture 0 0 0 Turkey Vulture 0 0 0 Osprey 1 9 13 Bald Eagle 2 7 12 Northern Harrier … Continue reading

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Caspian Tern in Morris, Sep. 12, 2014

It is a slow week for migrants in Morris and Somerset Counties. Although not the most interesting tern in New Jersey at the current time (a Whiskered Tern is currently in Cape May), the Caspian Tern in the above photograph … Continue reading

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Monday Bird Notes, Sep. 8, 2014

The migrants aren’t stopping in Morris and Somerset Counties recently. Based on the immediate weather forecast, they probably will not until sometime this coming weekend. Chimney Rock had a few warblers this morning: Black-and-white, American Redstart, Cape May, Northern Parula, Chestnut-sided, … Continue reading

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18 Raptors at Wildcat Ridge Hawkwatch, Sep. 6, 2014

Wildcat Ridge Hibernia, New Jersey, USA Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 06, 2014 Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total Black Vulture 0 0 0 Turkey Vulture 0 0 0 Osprey 4 5 9 Bald Eagle 4 5 10 Northern Harrier … Continue reading

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Saturday Bird Notes, Sep. 6, 2014

Red-headed Woodpeckers and a late Purple Martin were at Glenhurst Meadows today (Jeff Ellerbusch). Warblers included Blue-winged, Black-and-white, Common Yellowthroat, American Redstart, Magnolia, Yellow and Chestnut-sided. Shorebirds were slight with 4 Solitary and 5 Least Sandpipers. At least 3 juvenile … Continue reading

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The Wilderness Act at Fifty, Sep. 5, 2014

Fifty years ago this week, on September 3, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Wilderness Act creating the National Wilderness Preservation System. Originally setting aside 9 million acres, the preserved area has grown to 110 million acres since that … Continue reading

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