Mourning Warbler, May 22, 2015

Mourning Warbler at Troy Meadows

Mourning Warbler, Troy Meadows, NJ, May 22, 2015 (photo by Chris Thomas)

Mourning Warbler, Troy Meadows, NJ, May 22, 2015 (photo by Chris Thomas)

A singing Mourning Warbler was found near the trap shoot area of Troy Meadows Road at Troy Meadows this morning by Chris Thomas. Whether this is the same individual that was seen on Wednesday is anyone’s guess. Also reported are 2 Swainson’s Thrushes, 3 Northern Waterthrushes, Chestnut-sided and 5 Blackpoll Warblers. The Mourning Warbler was not relocated in the afternoon by several birders.

General Notes

The Yellow-breasted Chat of Lord Stirling Park is not reported during the week although could still be in the area of Bullfrog Pond.

The end is near for Spring Migration 2015, but a prolonged movement this year should continue through the holiday weekend. Sunday and Monday mornings have southerly winds forecast. The Birdcast forecast for May 22-29 is here.

These are just some of the reports for today. 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 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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