Tag Archives: American Pipit

Common Redpolls, Horned Larks, Red-breasted Mergansers, etc., Feb. 3, 2013

6 Common Redpolls called as they flew over the old bridge at the north end of Boonton Reservoir this morning. The water is mostly frozen with some open patches near the island (viewed from the south end) where some Canada … Continue reading

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2013 Southwest Morris Winter Bird Count Summary

The Southwest Morris Winter Count on January 13 was very successful, despite very low visibility all day. We tallied 87 species, our 5th highest count in 29 years. Significant birds included the following: 3rd record – Red-headed Woodpecker (2 in … Continue reading

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Am. Pipits, Rough-legged Hawk, field notes, Jan. 26, 2013

For all of the rare bird species in New Jersey this winter, other species are also noteworthy for their unusual frequency. American Pipits continue to appear regularly throughout the mocosocoBirds region in 2013. 50+ were at the Bernardsville Quarry this … Continue reading

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Ducks, American Pipits, Rough-legged Hawk, Jan. 24, 2013

From Chuck Hantis and Patrick Ambrosio: Noon – Rough-legged Hawk continues at Great Swamp (Pleasant Plains Rd.). ————— From Mike Hiotis: Hey Jonathan – A stop at the Bernardsville quarry today brought a nice group of waterfowl incl: 200+ Mallards … Continue reading

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Winter Wren, White-crowned Sparrow, American Pipit, Jan. 18, 2013

Three species of note this winter are Winter Wren, White-crowned Sparrow and American Pipit. There is nothing remarkable about the sightings of these species by themselves but rather the frequency with which they are being seen this season as well … Continue reading

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Lapland Longspurs, Snow Bunting in Morris County, Jan. 13, 2013

Today, January 13, 2013, was the 29th running of the Southwest Morris Winter Bird Count founded and administered by Dave Harrison. Today’s species count stands at 79 with one party’s totals remaining to be included. Washington Township and part of … Continue reading

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Rough-legged Hawk, Sandhill Cranes, Cackling Geese, Horned Grebe, Jan. 1, 2013

After being undetected in the morning, various reports of light-phase Rough-legged Hawks circulated in the Great Swamp N.W.R. this afternoon. One sighting was at the overlook and another flying across White Bridge Road. Simon Lane managed to pin down a … Continue reading

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