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Friday Bird Notes, Jan. 9, 2015

A Barnacle Goose continues at North Branch Park as of today (Joe Pescatore via eBird). The Greater White-fronted Goose was at Duke Island Park (Alison Goessling via eBird) as well as a Cackling Goose and 1,000 Canada Geese. At least 2 … Continue reading

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Somerset County Geese, Jan. 5, 2015

The Barnacle Goose and friends are favoring the North Branch Park, Bridgewater Twp. and Studdiford Drive, Branchburg Twp. corridor recently. Today, the Barnacle Goose, 1,500 Canada Geese and a Cackling Goose dominated North Branch Park for most of the day … Continue reading

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Barnacle, Greater White-fronted and Cackling Geese at Duke Island Park, Dec. 26, 2014

(Click on the photo for a larger image). Many observers were able to view the cooperative geese of Duke Island Park, Bridgewater Twp., today. Based on reports, the geese were present at the park for the entire day. Early in … Continue reading

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Greater White-fronted Goose at Budd Lake, Dec. 15, 2014

Greater White-fronted Goose at Budd Lake December 2014 is a becoming a banner month for rare geese in New Jersey. Barnacle Geese are reported from Middlesex, Mercer and Bergen Counties while a  Pink-footed Goose is reported from Monmouth and Middlesex. Greater White-fronted … Continue reading

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Greater White-fronted and Cackling Goose, eBird note, Dec. 9, 2014

A Greater White-fronted Goose continues on the lawn at Duke Island Park, Bridgewater Twp. as of this afternoon. Also in attendance is a Cackling Goose,  1,310 Canada Geese and the Spackling Goose of local fame and lore (Jeff Ellerbusch). The Spackling … Continue reading

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Greater White-fronted and Cackling Geese in Somerset Co., Dec. 1, 2014

Greater White-fronted Goose and 9 Cackling Geese (Click on the photo for a larger image.) The front lawn of Duke Island Park (Old York Road and the main entrance to the park) played host to a Greater White-fronted Goose and … Continue reading

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Eurasian Wigeon, Greater White-fronted Goose; Field Notes, Mar. 20, 2014

Vernal Equinox The vernal equinox occurred at 12:57 p.m. this afternoon. Lakes and ponds both large and small remain frozen in Morris County giving testament to how cold and for how long this past winter truly was. Somerset County’s 2nd … Continue reading

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Greater White-fronted Goose, Redheads, Jan. 14, 2014

Yesterday at noon, Richard Schrader found a Greater White-fronted Goose (GWFG) at the VA Hospital grounds in Lyons, Bernards Township. Sound familiar? Today, Mike Hiotis found a GWFG this afternoon at the equestrian field at Lord Stirling Park on Lord … Continue reading

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Pink-footed Goose not found; Greater White-fronted Goose in Lyons, Feb. 26, 2013

Although searched for late into the afternoon, the Pink-footed Goose of Florham Park was not found or reported today. ————— From Jennifer Books: Today, I went out to the Florham Park location where the Pink-footed Goose was recently spotted, and … Continue reading

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Greater White-fronted Goose, Rough-legged Hawk, etc., Feb. 12, 2013

Holly Ellerbusch and Zach Batren photographed the continuing Wilson’s Snipe on Opie Road in Branchburg today. Jeff Ellerbusch found a Greater White-fronted Goose this afternoon on River Road on the Norz Farm property in Hillsborough Township. Jeff assumes this is … Continue reading

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