Caspian Tern, Forster’s Tern, White-winged Scoter
Storm related birds are the story for the day. A female White-winged Scoter, Forster’s Tern and Caspian Tern were at Lake Musconetcong at different times during the day with the terns showing up in the late afternoon (Alan Boyd, et al).
16 Horned Grebes, 1 Common Loon, Red-breasted Merganser, 13 Northern Shovelers, 2 Blue-winged Teal were also present.
Budd Lake had 2 Red-necked Grebes, 9 Long-tailed Ducks and 17 Northern Shovelers (Alan Boyd). Also present were 3 Red-breasted Mergansers, 2 Common Loons and 6 Bonaparte’s Gulls.
Lake Hopatcong had 16 Bonaparte’s Gulls, 1 Red-throated Loon and 1 Long-tailed Duck (Alan Boyd).
8 Horned Grebes, 2 Common Loons and 2 Northern Shovelers were at Lake Parsippany this afternoon.
2 Red-throated Loons were at Boonton Reservoir today (Roger Johnson).
From Ken Hart:
There are Barn Swallows flying over the swamp at Pleasant Hill Road – in Chester, Black River WMA.
Also, had a female Rose-breasted Grosbeak at my feeder today in Long Valley.
Below is a Prairie Warbler at Jacques Lane, Six Mile Run photographed today by Chris Duffek.
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