Tag Archives: Sandhill Crane

Mourning Warblers, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, May 25, 2014

M is for May, Memorial Day Weekend and Mourning Warbler (Click on the photo for a larger image.) Several Mourning Warbler reports this weekend cap off the spring migration season. 3, as in three, were observed yesterday, May 24, at the … Continue reading

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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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Sandhill Cranes, Rusty Blackbirds, Jan. 31, 2014

As January draws to a close, there was a bit of relief this afternoon from the frigid winter of 2014 as the temperature climbed above freezing, reaching the high 30s Fahrenheit. The current forecast for Sunday has 50 degrees as … Continue reading

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Wednesday Field Notes, Jan. 29, 2014

Birding is slow in the mocosocoBirds region so far this week. Most bodies of water are frozen, there is a persistent snow cover and it is cold. The current forecast for the coming weekend is for the Fahrenheit teperature to … Continue reading

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Thursday Field Notes, Jan. 16, 2014

The Peregrine Falcon above was found and photographed today at Loantaka Brook Reservation by Mitch Van Beekum. Mitch photographed the Belted Kingfisher below yesterday at the same location. The continuing Greater White-fronted Goose at the Lord Stirling park equestrian fields … Continue reading

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Gulls in Hillsborough Twp., Jan. 5, 2014

An impressive turnout of gulls was at the pig farm area on Homestead Rd., Hillsborough Township today: adult Glaucous Gull, 2nd cycle Iceland Gull, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 239 Herring Gulls, 6 Great Black-backed Gulls and 40 Ring-billed Gulls. Nearby Hillsborough … Continue reading

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Eagles and Cranes, Nov. 29, 2013

Sandhill Cranes in Franklin Twp., NJ (photo by Michael Yuan) 6 Sandhill Cranes are in their usual haunts in Franklin Township. They are anywhere in the Randolph Road and Weston Canal Road area where there is a corn stubble field. ========== … Continue reading

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Sandhill Cranes (Franklin Twp.) and Pacific Loon (Morris Plains) photos, Mar. 11, 2013

(Click on the photo for a larger image.) The JerseyBirds listserv has a few reports this week of the Sandhill Cranes of Franklin Townhip. These are the fist reports of the Franklin Cranes since early January. Jim Mulvey viewed three of the Sandhill … Continue reading

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Sandhill Cranes continue in Franklin Township, Jan. 4, 2013

2 Sandhill Cranes continue in the corn stubble on the west side of Randolph Road, Franklin Township this morning. They were south of the intersection with Apgar Drive. Workers are erecting simple wood slat and wire fencing the entire length … Continue reading

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Rough-legged Hawk, Sandhill Cranes, Cackling Geese, Horned Grebe, Jan. 1, 2013

After being undetected in the morning, various reports of light-phase Rough-legged Hawks circulated in the Great Swamp N.W.R. this afternoon. One sighting was at the overlook and another flying across White Bridge Road. Simon Lane managed to pin down a … Continue reading

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