Updates to the List of the Birds of Morris County, 11-30-2011

The List of the Birds of Morris County has the following updates:

  • Two species are added from the N.J. Bird Record Historical Committee records: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (1986) and Bullock’s Oriole (1953). As of November 30, 2011, the Morris County List has recorded 312 species of natural origin.
  • Recent breeding records are added for Common Raven and Double-crested Cormorant.
  • Historical sightings records are added for Greater White-fronted Goose, Brant, White Ibis, Swainson’s Hawk, Sandhill Crane, Ruddy Turnstone, Boreal Chickadee, Loggerhead Shrike, and Henslow’s Sparrow.
  • Historical records are added for “Common” Teal and “Oregon” Junco as Review Species in Part (Identifiable form/race/subspecies, etc.)

Also included on the List page is a link to the file prepared by the N.J. Division of Fish and Wildlife of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife.

Thanks to Alan Boyd, Bill Boyle, Tom Halliwell and Cliff Miles for the additional records and information.

Submitted by Jonathan Klizas

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