Whippany’s Western Kingbird was last reported on Labor Day, Sept. 14.
3 Red-headed Woodpeckers were at Troy Meadows in the area of the trap shoot on Troy Meadows Road, Sept. 19 (Chris Thomas). Chris’s photo is below.
Dribs and drabs of migrants are sneaking through. Overall, it is a slow and meager late-summer migration.
Hawk Watch Highlights
The Wildcat Ridge Hawk Watch had 862 Broad-winged Hawks on Sept. 16. for a total of 1,424 Broad-winged Hawks so far this season as of Sept. 20. By this same date in 2014, Wildcat Ridge had tallied 6,450. Wildcat Ridge’s totals are viewed at Hawkcount.org’s Wildcat Ridge Summary Page. Let mocosocoBirds know if the link does not work. You may need to change the month in the floating menu on the left side of the screen to view other dates.
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