The rainstorm helped to ground some birds today.
Negri-Nepote Grassland Preserve, Franklin Township (Zach Batren, Jeff Ellerbusch)
8 Greater Yellowlegs
5 Lesser Yellowlegs
73 Least Sandpipers
7 Grasshopper Sparrows
Opie Road in Branchburgh and Hillsborough Twps. (Jeff Ellerbusch)
3 Black-bellied Plovers
19 Least Sandpipers
- 5 Common Loons were at Boonton Reservoir.
- The Melanie Lane Wetlands in Hanover Twp. are flooded.
- Veerys were numerous in the Great Swamp this morning. No new migrants were observed.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday are shaping up as the migration days we are waiting for.