Tag Archives: Common Redpoll

Gulls, Redheads and Redpolls, Feb. 28, 2013

Gulls continue at Budd Lake in impressive numbers. Herring Gulls decreased slightly from 4,000 to 3,000 although some were streaming in later in the afternoon. The numbers are relative. There seemed to be slightly fewer. 2 adult Lesser Black-backed Gulls, … Continue reading

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Common Redpolls at Chimney Rock, Feb. 14, 2013

Jeff Ellerbusch had a group of Common Redpolls calling as they flew over the parking area of the Chimney Rock Hawkwatch this morning. Jeff’s description: “Vocal, flyover group – no visuals due to pretty severe fog (group sounded pretty large). … Continue reading

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Common Redpoll in Raritan, Feb. 8, 2013

From John Collins: A female COMMON REDPOLL is visiting my yard this afternoon (Raritan, NJ). So far, just the one. She has only been eating from the ground, not the feeders. This is a new species for my yard list!

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E. Meadowlarks, Co. Redpolls, in Somerset County, Jan. 19, 2013

From Andrew Lucas: I had a flock of 10 Eastern Meadowlarks at the Griggstown Grassland Preserve around mid day. They were in the field to the west south-west of the parking lot in the second portion of the field beyond … Continue reading

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Ross’s and Greater White-fronted Geese continue; Common Redpolls, Jan. 15, 2013

From Jennifer Brooks: Today, I spotted both the Ross’s Goose and the Greater White-fronted Goose over at the VA Hospital in Basking Ridge around 11:30. They were in the golf course field near the parking lot. Earlier I checked the … Continue reading

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Common Redpolls in Randolph, Jan. 11, 2013

From Linda Matula: Finally, three Redpolls (2 females and a juv) feeding at my feeders in Randolph.

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Common Redpoll, Rough-legged Hawks; Weekend Wrap-up, Jan. 6, 2013

Two light-phase Rough-legged Hawks were viewed at Black Meadows this afternoon. This is an attractive hunting area for raptors, but how they tolerate the noise from Morristown Airport is a mystery, especially when a corporate jet loudly revs its engines … Continue reading

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Crossbills and a Redpoll in the Great Swamp N.W.R., Nov. 18, 2012

The morning was frosty today at the overlook on Pleasant Plains Road in the Great Swamp N.W.R. for Jeff Ellerbusch, Simon Lane and me. Some excellent ears (not mine) were able to instantly pick out definitive calls of a White-winged … Continue reading

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Crossbills and Redpolls in Somerset; Waterfowl in Morris, Nov. 17, 2012.

Red and White-winged Crossbills continue at Chimney Rock in Martinsville. Jeff Ellerbusch and Simon Lane had 6 Red Crossbills and 4 White-winged Crossbills flyover early this morning. Later at Glenhurst Meadows in Warren Township, 3 Common Redpolls were feeding in … Continue reading

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Red Crossbills and Common Redpolls at Chimney Rock, Nov. 14, 2012

It was a morning filled with finches at Chimney Rock. In most years, the 11 Purple Finches and other Pine Siskins, American Goldfinches and House Finches that flew over the ridge this morning would have made for a remarkable day. … Continue reading

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