Winter Finch Forecast for 2019-20 – Sept. 14, 2019

Ron Pittaway’s annual winter finch forecast is published. Bumper crops of spruce cone, Mountain-ash, etc. foretell the probable absence of winter finches in New Jersey this coming fall and winter seasons.

Read the report at Ron Pittaway’s Winter Finch Forecast for 2019-20


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.


The mocosocoBirds Facebook page is located here and also posts timely information not found on the mocosocoBirds web site.

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


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2 Responses to Winter Finch Forecast for 2019-20 – Sept. 14, 2019

  1. Phil says:

    Do Loons migrate through New Jersey? If so, what lakes are traditional stop over points for them. Do they make Loon calls as they do in the North woods?

    • Yes, Common Loons migrate through New Jersey in Spring and Fall. Any large lake or reservoir in northern New Jersey may have them pass through or linger in varying numbers. Hearing them call is on the rare side but you do hear them occasionally. Large numbers of Common Loons, along with Red-throated Loons, winter off of the coast of New Jersey.

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