Migrants+, American Pipits, Pine Siskins, Purple Finches, Sep. 27, 2014

The radar of the eastern United States was lit up with migration activity last night and before dawn this morning. Here are various reports from the mocosocoBirds area.


Glenhurst Meadows had Turkey and Black Vultures; 7 raptor species; Killdeer, Solitary Sandpiper and American Woodcock; a sweep of the woodpeckers (i.e., 7 species); Golden-crowned and Ruby-crowned Kinglets; 11 Swainson’s Thrushes (mostly pre-dawn vocals heading west); 6 American Pipits (flyovers); 11 warbler species; 8 sparrow species including Lincoln’s and White-throated; Indigo Bunting; Bobolink; 2 flyover Purple Finches; 2 flyover Pine Siskins (Jeff Ellerbusch).


Chimney Rock had Golden-crowned and Ruby-crowned Kinglets; 2 Swainson’s Thrushes; 10 warbler species including Cape May, Magnolia, Blackburnian, Blackpoll, Black-throated Blue and Black-throated Green; 2 Purple Finches (Simon Lane).


Northern Waterthrush, Troy Meadows, NJ, Sep., 27, 2014 (photo by Jonathan Klizas)

Northern Waterthrush, Troy Meadows, NJ, Sep., 27, 2014 (photo by Jonathan Klizas)

Troy Meadows had Northern Waterthrush, American Redstart, Blackpoll, Yellow-rumped and Black-throated Green Warblers, Lincoln’s and White-throated Sparrows and Scarlet Tanagers (J. Klizas).

Swamp Sparrow, Troy Meadows, NJ, Sep., 27, 2014 (photo by J. Klizas)

Swamp Sparrow, Troy Meadows, NJ, Sep., 27, 2014 (photo by J. Klizas)

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