Category Archives: Historical

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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The Raptor Trust Requests, March 2015

Please read the following letter from Chris Soucy, director of The Raptor Trust. mocosocoBirds wholeheartedly supports The Raptor Trust and the great work they do as one of the premier wild bird rehabilitation centers in the United States. It has been … Continue reading

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2014 – A Birding Year in Review, Dec. 31, 2014

2014 – The Morris and Somerset County Birding Year A highlight summary of the 2014 birding year in Morris and Somerset Counties, New Jersey is given below. There are far too many omissions and far too little time to compile … Continue reading

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The 79th Boonton Christmas Bird Count Report, 2014: 100 Species

79th Boonton Christmas Bird Count, 2014 The 79th Boonton Christmas Bird Count occurred on Sunday, December 21, 2014. 44 observers in 12 separate areas of the count circle tallied 100 species. This is the 13th time the century mark has been reached for … Continue reading

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