Dickcissel in Franklin Township, May 23, 2013

As the various lines of rain showers marched across Morris and Somerset Counties late this afternoon into the early evening, Jeff Ellerbusch found a singing Dickcissel at Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve in Franklin Township. This marks the third consecutive year for this species at this location. Semipalmated Plover and 3 Bank Swallows were at the Preserve, as well.
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On the previous evening, May 22, a close Common Gallinule and a distant Virginia Rail were heard from the overlook on Pleasant Plains Road, Great Swamp NWR (Simon Lane, Jonathan Klizas).

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One Response to Dickcissel in Franklin Township, May 23, 2013

  1. Pingback: Thrushes, Blue Grosbeak, May 24, 2013 | mocosoco Birds

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