Category Archives: Historical

eBird tidying up and a request – Sept. 26, 2019

This is a quick post to report that a pair of Troy Meadows eBird hotspots are merged into one: Troy Meadows Natural Area–So. Beverwyck Rd. and Troy Meadows Natural Area–Patriots Path. Both former hotspots are the same habitat and in … Continue reading

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The Raptor Trust Benefit – May 19, 2019

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The White Red-tailed Hawk of Watnong Mtn.; Woody Guthrie and Greystone – Dec. 9, 2018

(Click on the photos for either larger images or links to other websites.) Watnong Mountain’s White (leucistic) Red-tailed Hawk is back for another winter, roosting along Old Dover Road in Parsippany-Troy Hills, just around the corner from Greystone Park Psychiatric … Continue reading

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Cory’s Shearwater in Madison (Aug. 1, not since) – Aug. 4, 2018

You read the title of this post correctly. Robert Blair of The Raptor Trust informed mocosocoBirds a short time ago that on August 1, 2018: “a bird was left in our admit office that was found on Lorraine Ave. at … Continue reading

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2017 New Jersey Bald Eagle Report – Dec. 2017

Further down on this page is a link to the 2017 New Jersey Bald Eagle Project Report, released on December 4. Larissa Smith, Biologist and Volunteer Manager of the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ and Kathleen E. Clark prepared the report. … Continue reading

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Scott Weidensaul at The Raptor Trust, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

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Raptor Trust Benefit: May 22, 2016

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Man and Nature, Indivisible by Sam Taylor in Morristown on April 26, 2016

A program that may be of interest to mocosocoBirds readers takes place at the Morristown and Morris Township Library one week from this coming Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7 PM titled: Man and Nature, Indivisible. Sam Taylor, educator and director of … Continue reading

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56th Supplement to the AOU Check-list of North American Birds – July 3, 2015

Published on July 1, 2015, the Fifty-sixth Supplement to the American Ornithologists’ Union Check-list of North American Birds can be read in its entirety, here. Of note to the New Jersey birding public is that American Tree Sparrow is removed from the … Continue reading

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Kentucky Warbler, Northern Waterthrush, May 23, 2015

A Kentucky Warbler was found this morning at Lord Stirling Park (Roger Johnson). It was in the area of the Dance Floor. The continuing Yellow-breasted Chat was reported from Bullfrog Pond at Lord Stirling Park (John J. Collins via eBird). 9 … Continue reading

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