Weekend Field Notes, Sep. 29, 2013

Sunday, September 29

Peek-a-boo Connecticut Warbler, Black River WMA, NJ, Sep. 29, 2013 (photo by Alan Boyd).

Peek-a-boo Connecticut Warbler, Black River WMA, NJ, Sep. 29, 2013 (photo by Alan Boyd).

From Alan Boyd:
Hi Jonathan – This afternoon I had two different Connecticut Warblers at Black River WMA (Chester Twp.). I was in the NE section, coming in from the parking lot at the intersection of Ironia Rd and Catan Dr. – Alan Boyd

From Terry Caruthers:
Hi Jon – A morning walk along Pleasant Plains Rd. in the Great Swamp produced about a dozen Yellow-rumps, 15 Palm Warblers, a Winter Wren and two Lincoln’s Sparrows. On Friday, I had a possible Mississippi Kite over route 78 near Clinton, but could not stop to look for the bird. – Regards, Terry

From Dave Emma:
Hi Jonathan – There was a Wilson’s Snipe in the small pond on the left in Robert Stahl Natural Area, Bedminster this afternoon. A few Lincoln’s Sparrows were around as well. Does anyone happen to know what they are doing with this location? They got rid of one of the best sparrow bushes, and completely mowed one of the back fields.

Photos below by Dave Emma
Lincoln's Sparrow

Wilson's Snipe

The amazing juvenile Yellow-crowned and Black-crowned Night-Herons continue at Jefferson Road Pond, Parsippany (Julie Buechner).

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (photo by Julie Buechner)
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

This morning, Chimney Rock had Gray-cheeked and Swainson’s Thrushes, 11 warbler species and a White-crowned Sparrow (Simon Lane).

At Glenhurst Meadows: a Connecticut Warbler, Red-headed Woodpeckers, Lincoln Sparrows and others were eBirded by Carol Hughes.

Saturday, September 28

A Rusty Blackbird was eBirded from Roxbury Twp. (Dave Harrison).

Friday, September 27

One of the Red-headed Woodpeckers was seen at Troy Meadows (Julie Buechner).

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