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26 May: @ 15:30:47 Lesser Nighthawk, Somerset County [Samuel Galick]
24 May: @ 09:48:35 (9) Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks, Cape May County [Samuel Galick]
12 May: @ 15:24:59 Painted Bunting, Monmouth County [Samuel Galick]
10 May: @ 10:42:41 Bar-tailed Godwit continues, Cape May County [Samuel Galick]
10 May: @ 10:41:55 Reeve continues, Atlantic County [Samuel Galick]
09 May: @ 12:35:03 Ruff, Atlantic County [Samuel Galick]
08 May: @ 12:57:55 Anhinga (3), Cape May County [Samuel Galick]
08 May: @ 11:20:50 White Ibis (15), Cape May County [Samuel Galick]
08 May: @ 10:45:54 Black-bellied Whistling Ducks (2), Cape May County [Samuel Galick]
08 May: @ 10:25:20 Bar-tailed Godwit, Cape May County [Samuel Galick]
05 May: @ 17:38:30 Black-bellied Whistling-Duck, Morris County [Samuel Galick]
04 May: @ 15:39:48 Fork-tailed Flycatcher, Cape May County [Samuel Galick]
03 May: @ 11:17:20 White Ibis, Cape May County [Samuel Galick]
03 May: @ 08:27:51 Swainson's Warbler continues, Cape May County; (5) Cave Swallows [Samuel Galick]
02 May: @ 08:19:31 Brown-headed Nuthatch continues, Cape May County [Samuel Galick]
02 May: @ 07:39:56 Swainson's Warbler, Cape May County [Samuel Galick]
29 Apr: @ 08:19:07 Brown-headed Nuthatch, Cape May Pt. [Tom Reed]
27 Apr: @ 16:11:43 LITTLE EGRET - HEISLERVILLE WMA, CUMBERLAND CO. [L Larson]
27 Apr: @ 12:42:58 Little Egret update, Cumberland Co., NJ [L Larson]
27 Apr: @ 08:31:56 Little Egret, Cumberland Co. NJ [L Larson]
26 Apr: @ 08:29:04 White Ibis, Cumberland County [Samuel Galick]
26 Apr: @ 08:25:07 Ruff (Reeve), Cumberland County [Samuel Galick]
26 Apr: @ 08:19:28 White Ibis, Atlantic County [Samuel Galick]





Subject: Lesser Nighthawk, Somerset County
Date: Fri May 26 2017 15:30 pm
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Ben Barkley just passed along great photos of a Lesser Nighthawk at Lord Stirling Park current location is here:

4041'45.5"N 7431'13.7"W
40.695981,-74.520480
https://goo.gl/maps/wFgD2NTjfd...

Good birding!!

Sam


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Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: (9) Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks, Cape May County
Date: Wed May 24 2017 9:48 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Greg Prelich reports:

"9 Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks on Shunpike pond this morning."

West Cape May:

38.949550, -74.935369

Good birding,

Sam

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Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Painted Bunting, Monmouth County
Date: Fri May 12 2017 15:24 pm
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Scott Barnes reported at 9:50 AM:

"Female-type Painted Bunting at Sandy Hook near east end of Randolph Road
(South end of road to nowhere)"

Good birding,

Sam

--
Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Bar-tailed Godwit continues, Cape May County
Date: Wed May 10 2017 10:42 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Vince Elia passes along word from Bob Lubberman:

"Bar-tailed Godwit refound at same location in Jarvis Sound."

38.974225,-74.862290

Good birding,

Sam

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Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Reeve continues, Atlantic County
Date: Wed May 10 2017 10:41 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Ann Marie Morrison reports:

"Ruff (reeve) is in the same spot as yesterday."

39.463007, -74.443337

Good birding,

Sam

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Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Ruff, Atlantic County
Date: Tue May 9 2017 12:35 pm
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Currently there's a female Ruff along the first 100 yards of Wildlife Drive
at Forsythe NWR.

Good birding,

Sam

--
Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Anhinga (3), Cape May County
Date: Mon May 8 2017 12:57 pm
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
During WSB day 5/6 @ 2:45 PM David LaPuma reported:

"Three Anhinga high flying NE towards Wildwood, found by Mike Lanzone."

Good birding,

Sam

--
Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: White Ibis (15), Cape May County
Date: Mon May 8 2017 11:20 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
During WSB day 5/6 @ 3:00 PM Tom Reed reported:

"15 White Ibis northbound over Avalon causeway. Mix of adults and imm."

Good birding,

Sam

--
Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Black-bellied Whistling Ducks (2), Cape May County
Date: Mon May 8 2017 10:45 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Yesterday, 5/7 @ 10:30 AM Jarret Groshek reported two Black-bellied
Whistling Ducks at the Beanery. They were resting in willow tress along the
U shaped pond with Snowy and Great Egrets where they remained for the rest
of the day.

They have not been seen today.

Good birding,

Sam



--
Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Bar-tailed Godwit, Cape May County
Date: Mon May 8 2017 10:25 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Vince Elia reports:

"Bar-tailed Godwit in Jarvis Sound, not visible from shore."

Photos of the bird came just came in confirming the ID. The Osprey boat is
running trips from here: 1212 Wilson Dr, Cape May, NJ 08204. Next trip is
at 1:30 PM. This weekend The Skimmer will also be running trips in Jarvis
Sound out of Wildwood Crest by Two Mile Landing.

Websites:

http://www.ospreycruise.com/
http://www.skimmer.com/

Good birding,

Sam

--
Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Black-bellied Whistling-Duck, Morris County
Date: Fri May 5 2017 17:38 pm
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Details can be found here:

https://mocosocobirds.com/2017...

Good birding,

Sam


--
Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Fork-tailed Flycatcher, Cape May County
Date: Thu May 4 2017 15:39 pm
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Sam Heinrich reports:

"Fork-tailed Flycatcher at the beanery via Augie Kramer, Read Barbee, and Jeremy Collison

Good birding!!

Sam


--
Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: White Ibis, Cape May County
Date: Wed May 3 2017 11:17 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Glen Davis passes along the word of Tait Johannson:

"Adult White Ibis with 2-3 Glossies at Pond Creek Marsh at 10:30 AM"

This is part of the Magnesite Plant/Higbee Beach WMA on the north side of
Sunset Blvd on the west end of Cape Island.

Good birding,

Sam

--
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Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Swainson's Warbler continues, Cape May County; (5) Cave Swallows
Date: Wed May 3 2017 8:27 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Tom Johnson reports @ 5:45 AM:

"Swainson's Warbler is singing in the same spot as yesterday at Cape May
Point State Park"

Tom also reports:

"Five Cave Swallows post Coral Ave. dune crossing, Cape May Point. Plus
Red-headed Woodpeckers."

Good birding,

Sam

--
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Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Brown-headed Nuthatch continues, Cape May County
Date: Tue May 2 2017 8:19 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Catherine Busch reports:

"Brown-headed Nuthatch called at state park just before lighthouse pond east"

This may be the same or different bird- it would be hard to tell for sure.

Good birding,

Sam


--
Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Swainson's Warbler, Cape May County
Date: Tue May 2 2017 7:39 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Mike Lanzone reports:

"Swainsons Warbler Bobs woods found initially by Tom Reed, I just confirmed!!"

Bob's woods is state park land on the north side of lighthouse pond.

Good birding,

Sam


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Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Brown-headed Nuthatch, Cape May Pt.
Date: Sat Apr 29 2017 8:19 am
From: coturnicops AT gmail.com
 
A Brown-headed Nuthatch was seen from the Coral Ave dune crossover about an hour ago, in flight over the beach. It was briefly seen (and heard) again at the corner of Whilldin & Harvard. Folks are out looking for it now.

good birding,
tr


--
Tom Reed
Reed's Beach NJ
coturnicops at gmail dot com

Sent from my iPhone

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Subject: LITTLE EGRET - HEISLERVILLE WMA, CUMBERLAND CO.
Date: Thu Apr 27 2017 16:11 pm
From: llarson2 AT mac.com
 
4:15pm Update: LIEG seen most of the afternoon and currently in view, north
end of North Pool. Bring scope and bug repellent!

Michael Pasquarello

(forwarded from Jerseybirds listserv)
Laurie

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Subject: Little Egret update, Cumberland Co., NJ
Date: Thu Apr 27 2017 12:42 pm
From: llarson2 AT mac.com
 
The Little Egret found this morning at Heislerville has continued to at least 12:30PM, moving around among the pools.

Laurie Larson
Princeton

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Subject: Little Egret, Cumberland Co. NJ
Date: Thu Apr 27 2017 8:31 am
From: llarson2 AT mac.com
 
A full alternate LITTLE EGRET was found today at the main pool at Heislerville, Cumberland Co. (Cameron Cox, fide David LaPuma). It was last seen at the NE corner of the north pool, but at 7:30 was not in view, possibly concealed in vegetation.

Updates will be posted when available.

Laurie Larson
Princeton

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Subject: White Ibis, Cumberland County
Date: Wed Apr 26 2017 8:29 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Harvey Tomlinson photographed an adult White Ibis at the back impoundment
at Heislerville WMA.

His photograph can be found here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/...

Good birding,

Sam

--
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Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Ruff (Reeve), Cumberland County
Date: Wed Apr 26 2017 8:25 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Yesterday Brian Johnson found a female Ruff (Reeve) at Heislerville WMA in
the main pool that has been recently drawn down.

So far it has not been located again.

Good birding,

Sam

--
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Cape May, NJ
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Subject: White Ibis, Atlantic County
Date: Wed Apr 26 2017 8:19 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Harvey Tomlinson reports:

Adult White Ibis at the very beginning of Wildlife Drive, Forsythe NWR. Not
too soon afterwards it flew to the SW.

Good birding,

Sam

--
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Cape May, NJ
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