Olive-sided Flycatcher, other field notes, Aug. 23, 2014

From Tim Vogel:
Timberbrook Pond (off Jacobs Rd., Rockaway Township)
Olive-sided Flycatcher (1)
Other flycatchers: Eastern Phoebe (6), Eastern Wood-Pewee (1), E. Kingbird (3), Gr. Crested Flycatcher (1), Empids -several.
Barn Swallow – lots
Cliff Swallow – 1 ( at least)


25 basic-plumaged Bobolinks were in a field at Willowbrook Arboretum, Chester Township this afternoon (J. Klizas).

The following Red-tailed Hawk enjoyed a late morning meal near the Fenske Visitors Center, Great Swamp NWR.

Red-tailed Hawk, Great Swamp NWR, NJ, Aug. 23, 2014 (photo by Jonathan Klizas)

Red-tailed Hawk, Great Swamp NWR, NJ, Aug. 23, 2014 (photo by Jonathan Klizas)

(Click on the photo for a larger image.)

Swamp Rose Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos (H. palustris)) is abundant in the Great Swamp right now.

Swamp Rose Mallow, Great Swamp NWR, NJ, Aug. 23, 2014 (photo by J. Klizas)

Swamp Rose Mallow, Great Swamp NWR, NJ, Aug. 23, 2014 (photo by J. Klizas)

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