Jeff Ellerbusch of Warren Township received a message from The Raptor Trust earlier today which he relayed to the birding community. His message is reproduced here:
“All, I received word early this morning from Robert Blair that a Lesser Nighthawk was released at The Raptor Trust this past Sunday, May 21. It was originally found in Hillsborough Twp. on May 14. There were no apparent injuries; It was thin but not emaciated; it was tube fed, given insects, and was test flown and deemed ready for release after a week. I received pics, including a spread wing shot, from Robert and there is no doubt to the ID of The Raptor Trust bird. The Raptor Trust is roughly one mile from Lord Stirling Park.”
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