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The 87th Boonton Christmas Bird Count Report – 2022

The 87th annual Boonton Christmas Bird Count (hereafter, Boonton CBC) took place on Monday, December 26, 2022. Temperatures ranged from 14°F at 6 AM rising up to 26°F in the afternoon. It was cold, plain and simple although sunny most … Continue reading

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Eurasian Marsh-Harrier in Morris County, NJ, Nov., 2022

  Eurasian Marsh-Harrier, Melanie Lane Wetlands, Morris Co., NJ, Nov. 8, 2022, photo by Chuck Hantis The above list is of the only known and accepted records of the Eurasian Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus) to occur on this side of the … Continue reading

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Long-tailed Duck in Bernardsville, Jan. 12, 2014

(Click on the photo for a larger image.) An addendum to today’s earlier post is the exciting report of a Long-tailed Duck at the Bernadsville Quarry, Old Quarry Road, Bernardsville. Found, photographed and eBirded by Robert Stappefenne – this is … Continue reading

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2012 Christmas Bird Counts in New Jersey

Click here for a complete list of New Jersey Christmas Bird Counts (CBCs) for 2012. CBCs within the mocosocoBirds boundaries of Morris and Somerset Counties are below: First Saturday: Dec. 15, 2012 Great Swamp – Watchung Ridges Pete Axlerod petera.axelrod … Continue reading

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Crossbills and a Redpoll in the Great Swamp N.W.R., Nov. 18, 2012

The morning was frosty today at the overlook on Pleasant Plains Road in the Great Swamp N.W.R. for Jeff Ellerbusch, Simon Lane and me. Some excellent ears (not mine) were able to instantly pick out definitive calls of a White-winged … Continue reading

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