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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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Great Swamp-Watchung Ridges Christmas Bird Count Report, 2014 – 84 Species

The Great Swamp – Watchung Ridges Christmas Bird Count (CBC) occurred on Saturday, December 20, 2014 The following report is by Simon Lane, compiler of the count. This year we recorded 84 species and 23,350 individuals on the count day. … Continue reading

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Early results of Great Swamp-Watchung Ridges and Boonton Christmas Bird Counts, Dec. 22, 2014

Great Swamp – Watchung Ridges Christmas Bird Count The Great Swamp – Watchung Ridges Christmas Bird Count (CBC) was held on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. The following preliminary report is from Simon Lane, the compiler: “84 species currently on the … Continue reading

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Nashville Warbler, Christmas Bird Counts, Dec. 11, 2014

Nashville Warbler in Madison A Nashville Warbler visited a home in Madison today. This is an extraordinary record for December, 2014 so far. As of today, and for the entire month, eBird shows two reports of Nashville Warbler in Ontario, two in … Continue reading

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Somerset County Christmas Bird Count 2013, preliminary results.

The Somerset County Christmas Bird Count occurred on Saturday, December 28. The afternoon temperature was close to 55 degrees Fahrenheit and conditions were generally comfortable. 86 species are counted so far with three parties’ reports still outstanding. John Kee, the … Continue reading

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Finalized Data for 78th Boonton Christmas Bird Count – 2013

All the parties have reported; all the yard birds are counted. This is it, the definitive numbers for the 78th Boonton Christmas Count – 2013. Total number of species on count day: 97. There are 2 count-week species which are … Continue reading

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78th Boonton Christmas Bird Count, Update to the Final Results

All parties have reported. One major update is that Northern Pintail is added to the count, making the species total 98. Any additional updates to numbers and analysis are reflected on the web page: mocosocobirds.com/2013/12/23/78th-boonton-christmas-bird-count-final-results-2013

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78th Boonton Christmas Bird Count – Final Results – 2013

Sunday, December 22, 2013 A drenching rain did not occur although the anxiety-producing forecast for the afternoon claimed an 80 percent chance of precipitation. The temperature reached a high of 67 degrees Fahrenheit. After a brief spritz of moisture in … Continue reading

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Boonton CBC, record number of Red-headed Woodpeckers, Dec. 22, 2013

Here is a snapshot of today’s 78th Boonton Christmas Bird Count with approximately 67% of the parties reporting and 86 species represented, so far. 67 F degrees was the high temperature in the afternoon. The rain that was forecast never … Continue reading

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