Tag Archives: Loon

Caspian Tern, Saturday Bird Notes, Apr. 11, 2015

Caspian Tern at Lake Musconetcong (Click on the photo for a larger image) The first tern of 2015 in the mocosocoBirds region was found today by Mike Ostrow: a Caspian Tern in the southern section of Lake Musconetcong. It was present … Continue reading

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Sunday Field Notes, April 6, 2014

Lake Musconetcong had a Red-throated Loon today (Alan Boyd). Also present were 2 Common Loons, 5 Horned Grebes, 15 Gadwall, 2 American Wigeon, 1 Northern Shoveler, 15 Ring-necked Ducks, 8 Lesser Scaup and 25 Common Mergansers. Lake Hopatcong had 4 … Continue reading

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Pacific Loon continues at Boonton Res. , Mar. 26, 2013

And then there was one. The Boonton Pacific Loon is the last of three Pacific Loons of Morris County remaining. It is presently being viewed from the Reservoir Drive footbridge at the north end of Boonton Reservoir. The Pacific Loon … Continue reading

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Pacific Loon continues at Lake Parsippany, Mar. 21, 2013

From Tim Vogel: Thursday March 21, 2013 – 7:55 AM Lake Parsippany – Pacific Loon – seen from East Beach – middle of lake – actively diving and hard to observe. Plenty of Common Mergansers, Ring-necked Ducks. – Tim Vogel, Denville … Continue reading

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Osprey, Rusty Blackbirds, Pacific Loons, Mar. 20, 2013

With the vernal equinox came some local arrivals, some continuing visitors and a wintry blast from the north that puts a chill onto thoughts of spring. Jim Mulvey captured an image of Morris County’s first Osprey of 2013 (according to … Continue reading

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The Morris Daily Loon Report: at least two Pacific Loons are present, Mar. 20, 2013

The juvenile Pacific Loon of American Road, Morris Plains and the adult at Lake Parsippany are both reported today. The Boonton Pacific Loon is probably in the reservoir but has not been reported yet today. As mentioned in yesterday’s post, … Continue reading

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Pacific Loon continues at Lake Parsippany, Mar. 19, 2013

Mike Wolfe reports the Pacific Loon (PALO) continues at Lake Parsippany this morning. It is assumed the Morris Plains PALO is also present but no one has reported as of 9:00 a.m.

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Three Pacific Loons in Morris County, Mar. 17, 2013

And then there were three Sunday, March 17, 2013 No.1 – the juvenile of American Road, Morris Plains is present for a 9th day in the same pond. The photo below was taken this morning by Joe Pescatore. No. 2 … Continue reading

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Loon-acy, 2nd Pacific Loon in Morris County, Mar. 16, 2013

Why have one when two will do. After viewing the continuing juvenile Pacific Loon at Morris Plains this morning (Day 8), Simon Lane and I drove over to Lake Parsippany to investigate a suspicious eBird report of a Red-throated Loon … Continue reading

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Pacific Loon Day 7 update; other field notes, Mar. 15, 2013

From Tim Vogel at 5:40 p.m.: Pacific Loon continues at American Road, Morris Plains. Also: 22 Ring necked Ducks 4 Gadwalls Tim Vogel Denville ————— A wind-swept Lake Parsippany continues to host 300+ Common Mergansers, 21 Hooded Mergansers, 1 male Red-breasted Merganser, … Continue reading

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