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Chimney Swifts of Raritan and other field notes, Aug. 15, 2014

Chimney Swifts of Raritan From Pete Bacinski: “Sandra Escala and I have been monitoring an old industrial chimney on Orlando Drive in Raritan about a mile west of Route 206. Last night we estimated about 1,000 Chimney Swifts there at … Continue reading

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Tuesday Field Notes, Dec. 3, 2013

Duke Farms was active today with a sweep of the New Jersey woodpecker species (followed by their counts in parenthesis): Red-headed (1), Red-bellied (18), Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (6), Downy (12), Hairy (7), Northern Flicker (11) and Pileated (3). 100+ Fish Crows … Continue reading

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Osprey in Hillsborough; Tundra Swans in Roxbury; Pacific Loon – Day 6 update, Mar. 14, 2013

(Click on the photo for a larger image.) This was Day 6 of the Pacific Loon of American Road in Morris Plains. The loon continues to receive visitors. Photographers continue to play the “Guess-where-the-loon-will-pop-up” game each time it dives, which … Continue reading

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The day’s tally: 3 Rough-legged Hawks in the Great Swamp; 2 Greater White-fronted Geese in Somerset Co., Dec. 31, 2012

At day’s end and 2012’s end, three Rough-legged Hawks were seen on Pleasant Plains Road in the Great Swamp N.W.R. during the day. Jim Gilbert adds a light-phase to the other light-phase and one dark-phase that were observed throughout the … Continue reading

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