Tag Archives: Red Crossbill

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 and White-winged Crossbills at Chimney Rock, Nov. 16, 2012

The hawk watching season is over for the year at Chimney Rock in Martinsville, but the Crossbills are paying no mind. Jeff Ellerbusch had one each of Red and White-winged Crossbills this morning at the parking lot. A Winter Wren, … 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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