Tag Archives: Chimney Rock

19 Raptors at Chimney Rock Hawkwatch, NJ, Sep. 1, 2014

Chimney Rock Martinsville, NJ, USA Daily Raptor Counts : 9/1/2014 Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total BV 0 0 0 TV 0 0 0 OS 12 12 12 BE 3 3 3 NH 1 1 1 SS 0 0 … Continue reading

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American Golden-Plover and other field notes, Sep. 1, 2014

The first American Golden-Plover of the season in Somerset County was photographed by Carolyn Arnesen yesterday, Aug. 31, at Skillman Park, the southern neighbor to Selody Sod Farm in Montgomery Twp. Today, 71 Killdeer, 1 Solitary and 1 Pectoral Sandpiper … Continue reading

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Friday Bird Notes, Aug. 29, 2014

Morris Shorebirds The Lincoln Park Gravel Pits, (The Pits), continue as the only reliable shorebird location in Morris County. Although not exactly “Little Brig”, this is the time and place for as much shorebird diversity as one can find in … Continue reading

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Caspian Tern, Little Blue Herons, Chimney Swift article, Aug. 18, 2014

Caspian Tern at Chimney Rock A Caspian Tern was seen and photographed flying over Chimney Rock this morning (Jeff Ellerbusch). This is the second flyover Caspian Tern at Chimney Rock in 2014. The first was on May 4. Other species … Continue reading

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Black Tern at Budd Lake, other field notes, May 8, 2014

A Black Tern was found on Budd Lake this afternoon by Simon Lane. It stayed throughout the rest of the day for others to see. This a rare visitor to Morris County with only 5 previous known records which are listed … Continue reading

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Caspian Tern; Field Notes, May, 4, 2014

A Caspian Tern was a south-bound flyover at the parking lot at Chimney Rock this morning (Jeff Ellerbusch). This is the first known record of this species for Somerset County. 14 species of warblers were also recorded at Chimney Rock … Continue reading

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Summer Tanager, Yellow-throated Warbler, Vesper Sparrow, Birds!, May 2, 2014

After experiencing the seemingly never-ending winter that recently passed, today reaffirmed how great nature can be and how lucky we are who study, appreciate and revere it. The editor apologizes for not listing more but it is the month of … Continue reading

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Friday Field Notes, Nov. 15, 2013

The Chimney Rock Hawk Watch in Martinsville had its season finale today. The final raptor ? A Golden Eagle right in front of the platform. Today’s results from Chimney Rock are in this post. =============== From Tim Vogel: Beveryck Rd., … Continue reading

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Final day of the season at Chimney Rock, NJ, Nov. 15, 2013

Chimney Rock Martinsville, NJ, USA Daily Raptor Counts : 11/15/2013 Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total BV 0 0 0 TV 0 0 0 OS 0 1 423 BE 0 14 189 NH 0 30 108 SS 3 139 … Continue reading

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7 Raptors at Chimney Rock, NJ, Nov. 14, 2013

Chimney Rock Martinsville, NJ, USA Daily Raptor Counts : 11/14/2013 Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total BV 0 0 0 TV 0 0 0 OS 0 1 423 BE 1 14 189 NH 4 30 108 SS 1 136 … Continue reading

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