Tag Archives: Lapland Longspur

Lapland Longspur; other field notes, Feb. 10, 2013

(Click photo for larger image) ————— The Lapland Longspur of Hillsborough continues as of this afternoon. Jeff Ellerbusch found it again today keeping company with Horned Larks in the field opposite Hillsborough Farm, Hillsborough Road, Hillsborough Township. 21 Savannah Sparrows … Continue reading

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Lapland Longspur in Hillsborough Twp., Rough-legged Hawks in Bedminster, Feb. 9, 2013

(Click on the photo for a larger image) Jeff Ellerbusch, et al, found a Lapland Longspur with a flock of 53 Horned Larks in a field opposite Hillsborough Farm, on Hillsborough Road in Hillsborough Township. This is the same location, … 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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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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