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Updated Totals for 2019 Boonton CBC: 96 Species

The compiler missed a checklist. The total species count is now 96. The completely updated 2019 Boonton CBC report is at the same link as when it was originally posted: https://mocosocobirds.com/2019/12/24/the-84th-boonton-christmas-bird-count-report-2019/ The same report is here: https://mocosocobirds.com/birds-of-morris-county-n-j/boontoncbc/2019-2/ Reports going back … Continue reading

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The 84th Boonton Christmas Bird Count Report – 2019

This is an updated version of the report. The compiler missed a checklist. The total species count is adjusted to 96, not 94 as originally stated. The 84th annual Boonton Christmas Bird Count (CBC) occurred on Sunday, December 22, 2019, … Continue reading

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The 83rd Boonton Christmas Bird Count Report – 2018

(Click on the photo for a larger image.) The 83rd annual Boonton Christmas Bird Count (CBC) occurred on Sunday, December 23rd, 2018. The day had sunny skies, temperatures above freezing, and a gentle breeze if any wind at all and … Continue reading

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The 82nd Boonton Christmas Bird Count Report – 2017

The 82nd annual Boonton Christmas Bird Count (CBC) occurred on Saturday, December 23, 2017. How can one describe the conditions in the field on that day: miserable, gloomy, wretched, dreadful, soggy, yucky. One can go on and on. A few decades-long veterans … Continue reading

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December Birds, Christmas Bird Count Info – Dec. 14, 2017

The past few days have reports of flyover Canada Geese and Snow Geese in the Morris and Somerset County areas. The following dark-morph (“Blue”) Snow Goose was photographed today by Chuck Hantis at Loantaka Brook Reservation. (Click on the photo for … Continue reading

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Surf Scoter in Morris; Christmas Bird Count Dates – Dec. 6, 2016

Alan Boyd found a female Surf Scoter Monday, December 5 at Kenvil Lake. The scoter continues as of dusk, Tuesday, December 6 and has been seen by a handful of observers. An earlier post about this peculiar location is here. Reports … Continue reading

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The 80th Boonton Christmas Bird Count Report – 2015

Quality, not quantity. The 80th Boonton Christmas Bird Count was conducted on Sunday, December 27, 2015. The recent mild weather continued with the temperature ranging from 45 F degrees at dawn to 60 F degrees at 3:30 PM. Midnight to … Continue reading

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Great Swamp – Watchung Ridges CBC Results from Dec. 19, 2015

From Simon Lane, compiler of the Great Swamp – Watchung Ridges Christmas Bird Count. The count was held on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015: With one section yet to report, our count total stands at 84 species and 38,789 individuals on … Continue reading

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Christmas Bird Count Dates in Morris and Somerset, 2015

Christmas Bird Counts The 116th Christmas Bird Count (CBC) season takes place from December 14, 2015 through January 5, 2016. There are three CBCs in Morris and Somerset Counties. The Audubon CBC web page is here. Participants are always welcome and … 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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