Tag Archives: Red-throated Loon

Friday Field Notes, Apr. 11, 2014

Sandhill Crane in Hillsborough Twp. (Click on the photo for a larger image.) A family from Hillsborough Township found an unusual visitor on Wednesday in the cornfield adjacent to their yard. Not sure what it was or what it was … Continue reading

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Tuesday Field Notes, Apr. 8, 2014

Red-throated Loon and Horned Grebe continue with the diminishing number of waterfowl at Lake Musconetcong (Alan Boyd). Budd Lake has 9 Horned Grebes, 3 Common Loons, 45 Common and 2 Red-breasted Mergansers (Alan Boyd). 4 Black-crowned Night-Herons continue at Jefferson … Continue reading

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Sunday Field Notes, April 6, 2014

Lake Musconetcong had a Red-throated Loon today (Alan Boyd). Also present were 2 Common Loons, 5 Horned Grebes, 15 Gadwall, 2 American Wigeon, 1 Northern Shoveler, 15 Ring-necked Ducks, 8 Lesser Scaup and 25 Common Mergansers. Lake Hopatcong had 4 … Continue reading

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Glossy Ibis, Loons, Long-tailed Ducks, Purple Martins, Apr. 5, 2014

Glossy Ibis in Whippany (Click on the photo for a larger image.) The Glossy Ibis found late yesterday by Jamie Glydon at the north field of Birchwood Manor on Jefferson Road in Whippany, returned to the same field sometime after 6:30 … Continue reading

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Pacific (was Red-throated) Loon in Morris Plains; Saturday field notes, Mar. 9, 2013

The expression Leave no stone unturned can be altered in a birding sense to Leave no pond unviewed. Jamie Glydon practiced this today when he found a Pacific Loon at a corporate pond amongst office buildings on American Way in … Continue reading

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Red-throated Loon continues at Budd Lake; other notes, Dec. 1, 2012

From Tom Halliwell: Hi Jon, The Budd Lake Red-throated Loon was in nice and close (by the swimming beach) this early afternoon (Saturday). I was able to ID one Greater Scaup in the continuing scaup flock which today was near … Continue reading

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Red-throated Loon continues at Budd Lake, Nov. 28, 2012

From Alan Boyd at Budd Lake, Mt. Olive Township: Hi Jonathan – The Red-throated Loon found by Tom (Halliwell) last week was still visible toward the back end of the lake. There were several small groups of Common Mergansers on the … Continue reading

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Late Barn Swallow in Mt. Olive Township; Red-throated Loon continues at Budd Lake, Nov. 23, 2012

From Alan Boyd: Hi Jonathan, This afternoon there was a late Barn Swallow at the Tilcon Pond off Bell’s Lane in Mt Olive. The only other birds of note on the property were two Ruddies and a Kestrel. Tom’s Red-throated … Continue reading

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Loons and Red-breasted Mergansers in Morris Co., Nov. 23, 2012

The Red-throated Loon at Budd Lake found earlier this morning by Tom Halliwell was still there at 11:40. It was distant and in the middle of the lake. This is the only report of a Red-throated Loon in Morris County … Continue reading

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Red-throated Loon at Budd Lake, Nov. 23, 2012

From Tom Halliwell: Hi Jon, There was a Red-throated Loon on Budd Lake at 10:00 this morning (Friday). Not much else: a few Ruddies and a distant flock of scaup, presumably Lessers. Happy Black Friday, Tom Halliwell

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