Category Archives: Somerset County

Christmas Count Dates; Tuesday Bird Notes, Oct. 21, 2014

Christmas Bird Counts The 115th Christmas Bird Count (CBC) season takes place from Sunday, December 14, 2014 through Monday, January 5, 2015. There are three CBCs in Morris and Somerset Counties. The fixed date system of the CBCs causes some … Continue reading

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70 Raptors at Chimney Rock, Martinsville, NJ, Oct. 20, 2014

Chimney Rock Martinsville, NJ, USA Daily Raptor Counts : 10/20/2014 Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total BV 0 0 0 TV 0 0 0 OS 0 108 342 BE 2 49 157 NH 3 40 72 SS 48 957 … Continue reading

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385 Raptors at Chimney Rock, Martinsville, NJ, Oct. 19, 2014

Chimney Rock Martinsville, NJ, USA Daily Raptor Counts : 10/19/2014 Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total BV 0 0 0 TV 0 0 0 OS 3 108 342 BE 11 47 155 NH 8 37 69 SS 278 909 … Continue reading

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Eastern Meadowlark, Orange-crowned Warbler, Sunday Bird Notes, Oct. 19, 2014

Eastern Meadowlarks in Harding Twp. 3 Eastern Meadowlarks are at Frelinghuysen Fields in Harding Twp. Also at the Fields this morning were numerous Savannah Sparrows, 2 American Pipits, Wilson’s Snipe, Merlin, American Kestrel and other typical species of the area. … Continue reading

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247 Raptors at Chimney Rock, Martinsville, NJ, Oct. 18, 2014

Chimney Rock Martinsville, NJ, USA Daily Raptor Counts : 10/18/2014 Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total BV 0 0 0 TV 0 0 0 OS 10 105 339 BE 3 36 144 NH 2 29 61 SS 176 631 … Continue reading

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Sparrows and other field notes, Oct. 18, 2014

Sparrows dominate the southwestern portion of Troy Meadows as of this morning from Smith Ditch on Troy Road to the Patriots Path parking lot on South Beverwyck Road. This is a relatively small sampling of the meadows. The number of … Continue reading

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149 Raptors at Chimney Rock, Martinsville, NJ, Oct. 17, 2014

Chimney Rock Martinsville, NJ, USA Daily Raptor Counts : 10/17/2014 Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total BV 0 0 0 TV 0 0 0 OS 16 95 329 BE 4 33 141 NH 2 25 57 SS 67 455 … Continue reading

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23 Raptors at Chimney Rock, Martinsville, NJ, Oct. 16, 2014

Chimney Rock Martinsville, NJ, USA Daily Raptor Counts : 10/16/2014 Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total BV 0 0 0 TV 0 0 0 OS 5 76 310 BE 0 28 136 NH 0 22 54 SS 13 378 … Continue reading

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83 Raptors at Chimney Rock, Martinsville, NJ, Oct. 14, 2014

Chimney Rock Martinsville, NJ, USA Daily Raptor Counts : 10/14/2014 Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total BV 0 0 0 TV 0 0 0 OS 5 71 305 BE 1 28 136 NH 5 22 54 SS 41 365 … Continue reading

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Sunday Bird Notes, Oct. 12, 2014

Vesper Sparrow, Troy Meadows, NJ, Oct. 12, 2014 (Chris Thomas) Three Vesper Sparrows are the highlight of a late afternoon visit to Troy Meadows (Chris Thomas). The Vesper Sparrows were at the end of Troy Meadows Road. A Big Sit … Continue reading

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