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Greater White-fronted Goose, Rough-legged Hawk, etc., Feb. 12, 2013

Holly Ellerbusch and Zach Batren photographed the continuing Wilson’s Snipe on Opie Road in Branchburg today. Jeff Ellerbusch found a Greater White-fronted Goose this afternoon on River Road on the Norz Farm property in Hillsborough Township. Jeff assumes this is … Continue reading

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Ross’s and Greater White-fronted Geese, Rough-legged Hawks, Feb. 6, 2013

From Jane Flynn: There was one Ross’s Goose and two Greater White-fronted Geese at the VA Hospital in Lyons at 2:30pm this afternoon. They were best seen from Valley Road, closer to the SW Entrance than Knollcroft Road. ———- Be … Continue reading

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Ross’s and Greater White-fronted Geese in Somerset County, Feb. 2, 2013

The Ross’s and Greater White-fronted Geese were together again at the VA Hospital golf course in Lyons. Jamie Glydon reported them this afternoon. The Ross’s Goose has been alternating between the Equestrian fields on Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge … Continue reading

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Ross’s, Greater White-fronted and other geese in Somerset Co., Jan. 28, 2013

From Andrew Lucas: The Greater White-fronted Goose was present at the Lyons VA hospital when I stopped by this afternoon around 3:30. I saw reports that there was a Ross’s goose present in the morning but I can only confirm … Continue reading

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Greater White-fronted and Cackling Geese; No Ross’s Goose reports, Jan. 17, 2013

From Marc Chelemer: Today, January 17th, between 12 Noon and 1:15 PM, I visited both the western end of Lord Stirling Road and the Lyons Vets Admin Hospital on Knollcroft, north of Valley Road. The Greater White-fronted Goose was on … Continue reading

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Ross’s and Greater White-fronted Geese Update, Jan. 16, 2013

As of this morning, Mike Wolfe and Chris Takacs report the continuing Ross’s Goose at the VA Hospital in Lyons (assumed to be in the usual golf course area). The Greater White-fronted Goose is at the equestrian fields on Lord … Continue reading

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Ross’s and Greater White-fronted Geese continue; Common Redpolls, Jan. 15, 2013

From Jennifer Brooks: Today, I spotted both the Ross’s Goose and the Greater White-fronted Goose over at the VA Hospital in Basking Ridge around 11:30. They were in the golf course field near the parking lot. Earlier I checked the … Continue reading

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Ross’s Goose Update; information and photos, Jan. 14, 2013

From Karen English: The horse meadow at Lord Stirling in Basking Ridge has a large flock of Canada geese which incude a Ross’s Goose yesterday and it is still there this morning at 10. The same flock has a Greater … Continue reading

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Greater White-fronted Goose, Ross’s Goose addendum, Jan. 14, 2013

The Ross’s Goose was seen in the Equestrian Field along Long Stirling Road in Basking Ridge. Currently, it is not there. Instead, it is replaced by a Greater White-fronted Goose.

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Common Redpoll, Rough-legged Hawks; Weekend Wrap-up, Jan. 6, 2013

Two light-phase Rough-legged Hawks were viewed at Black Meadows this afternoon. This is an attractive hunting area for raptors, but how they tolerate the noise from Morristown Airport is a mystery, especially when a corporate jet loudly revs its engines … Continue reading

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