Semipalmated Plover, Lawrence’s Warbler, etc., May 7, 2015

Semipalmated Plover in the Raritan

1 Semipalmated Plover, 5 Least Sandpipers, 1 Solitary Sandpiper and 2 Killdeer were on the bar in the Raritan River off of Roberts Street near Duke Island Park this afternoon (Jeff Ellerbusch).

Least Sandpiper at rest in the following photo.

Least Sandpiper, Bridgewater, NJ, May 7, 2015 (photo by Jonathan Klizas)

Least Sandpiper, Bridgewater, NJ, May 7, 2015 (photo by Jonathan Klizas)

(Click on the photo for a larger image.)


Lawrence’s Warbler and Red-headed Woodpeckers at Glenhurst Meadows

Lawrence's Warbler, Glenhurst Meadows, NJ, May 7, 2015 (photo by Robert Gallucci)

Lawrence’s Warbler, Glenhurst Meadows, NJ, May 7, 2015 (photo by Robert Gallucci)

A Lawrence’s Warbler (Blue-winged Warbler x Golden-winged Warbler hybrid) continues at Glenhurst Meadows assuming it is the same individual reported on May 5.  4 Red-headed Woodpeckers were near the Passaic River (Robert Gallucci).

Red-headed Woodpecker, Glenhurst Meadows, NJ, May 7, 2015 (photo by Robert Gallucci)

Red-headed Woodpecker, Glenhurst Meadows, NJ, May 7, 2015 (photo by Robert Gallucci)

Yellow-throated Vireo, Glenhurst Meadows, NJ, May 7, 2015 (photo by Robert Gallucci)

Yellow-throated Vireo, Glenhurst Meadows, NJ, May 7, 2015 (photo by Robert Gallucci)


Other Field Notes

2 Black-billed Cuckoos visited Steve Byland’s yard in Warren Twp. today.

Black-billed Cuckoo, warren Twp., NJ, May 7, 2015 (photo by Steve Byland)

Black-billed Cuckoo, warren Twp., NJ, May 7, 2015 (photo by Steve Byland)


15 warbler species and Yellow-billed Cuckoo are some of the highlights from Chimney Rock this morning (Jeff Ellerbusch).


Kentucky Warblers continue in southwest Morris County.

Kentucky Warbler, Long Valley, NJ, May 7, 2015 (photo by Robert Gallucci)

Kentucky Warbler, Long Valley, NJ, May 7, 2015 (photo by Robert Gallucci)


These are many reports this time of the year. View local eBird checklists in the mocosocoBirds region via eBird’s Region Explorer. Use the following links:

The eBird Hotspot Primer is here and can also be accessed via the Hotspot menu item on the mocosocoBirds.com website.


@mocosocoBirds at Twitter is another communications stream. Instant field reports and links of interest are tweeted throughout the day. The latest tweets appear on the sidebar of this page. One can follow mocosocoBirds at Twitter or link to @mocosocoBirds.


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