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Red-necked Grebe in Mendham Twp.; Ducks on the Raritan, Feb. 25, 2014

A Red-necked Grebe originally found last Saturday, Feb. 22, continues on Clyde Potts Reservoir in Mendham Township (Mike Hiotis). The Raritan River remains the stronghold for waterfowl in the mocosocoBirds region. Jeff Ellerbusch found the following along the Delaware and … Continue reading

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Scaup, ahoy! Feb. 20, 2014

Greater Scaup and Raritan River Waterfowl February 17th’s mocosocoBirds post mentions that Greater Scaup are appearing “more than usual” in interior northern New Jersey this winter. As of today, add an exclamation point to that statement thanks to Somerset County. … Continue reading

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Greater Scaup, Feb. 17, 2014

A Greater Scaup hen was found this afternoon on the South Branch of the Raritan River in the general vicinity of the Studdiford Bridge, Hillsborough Township (Frank Sencher, Jr.). This marks only the second record of this species for Somerset … Continue reading

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Rough-legged Hawks, Redhead and Waterfowl, Feb. 4, 2013

From Mike Britt: Jonathan – I observed a light morph and the continuing dark morph Rough-legged Hawk along Rattlesnake Bridge Road (Bedminster) late this morning. Both birds were initially observed in flight over the large field complex on the east … Continue reading

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