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20 Jul: @ 09:28:43 White Ibis (2), Atlantic County [Samuel Galick]
13 Jul: @ 08:04:01 White Ibis (3), Cape May County [Samuel Galick]
07 Jul: @ 10:11:49 Black-bellied Whisting-Duck report, Salem County [Samuel Galick]
07 Jul: @ 07:29:24 Purple Gallinule continues, Cape May County [Samuel Galick]
05 Jul: @ 13:15:40 Ruff, Atlantic County [Samuel Galick]
05 Jul: @ 09:22:20 Purple Gallinule, Cape May County [Samuel Galick]
25 Jun: @ 11:33:31 Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Cape May County [Samuel Galick]
22 Jun: @ 21:54:21 Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Hunterdon County [Samuel Galick]
20 Jun: @ 13:05:06 Black-Bellied Whistling-Ducks, Fork-Tailed Flycatcher, Cape May [L Larson]
18 Jun: @ 10:24:47 Fork-tailed flycatcher, Cape May [L Larson]





Subject: White Ibis (2), Atlantic County
Date: Thu Jul 20 2017 9:28 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Milton Collins reports:

"Two White Ibis at Forsythe NWR just before wildlife tower on the drive."

39.458301, -74.433299

Good birding,

Sam

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Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: White Ibis (3), Cape May County
Date: Thu Jul 13 2017 8:04 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Yesterday evening at 8:15 PM Kathy Horn reported:

"Three juvenile White Ibis center pond, Meadows, with a group of Glossy
Ibis."

http://ebird.org/ebird/view/ch...

There have been no reports since.

Good birding,

Sam

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Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Black-bellied Whisting-Duck report, Salem County
Date: Fri Jul 7 2017 10:11 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Richard Zielinski just ebirded a Black-bellied Whisting-Duck from the
Mannington Marsh Bridge on Sunset Drive:

"Heard a bird calling, unusual sound, it was a duck flying toward me, dark
with brilliant reddish beak and prominent white bars on wings seen as it
flew over and away from me."

http://ebird.org/ebird/view/ch...

If anyone in the area, keep an eye out for this bird.

Good birding,

Sam


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Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/s...

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Subject: Purple Gallinule continues, Cape May County
Date: Fri Jul 7 2017 7:29 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Jeff Mollenhauer reports: Purple Gallinule continues at Cape May Meadows
from metal bridge on west path.

Good birding,

Sam

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Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Ruff, Atlantic County
Date: Wed Jul 5 2017 13:15 pm
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Debbie Beer and Adrian Binns ebirded a male black Ruff along Wildlife Drive
on 7/3 just before goose marker 4 at Forsythe NWR. It has not been seen
since but could very well still be in the area.

Please see this linked eBird checklist for excellent photos taken by Adrian:

http://ebird.org/ebird/view/ch...

Good birding,

Sam

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Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Purple Gallinule, Cape May County
Date: Wed Jul 5 2017 9:22 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
Carla Parkinson reports the following:

Male Purple Gallinule at the Nature Conservancy's Cape May Meadows. Viewed
from the west trail bridge looking east.

Good birding,

Sam

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Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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Subject: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Cape May County
Date: Sun Jun 25 2017 11:33 am
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
-- 
Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/s...

Begin forwarded message:

> From: David Lapuma
> Date: June 25, 2017 at 11:45:16 AM EDT
> To: JERSEYBI AT LISTS.PRINCETON.EDU
> Subject: [JERSEYBI] Scissor-tailed Flycatcher CAPE MAY POINT STATE PARK
> Reply-To: David Lapuma
>
> In the same place as the Fork-tailed Fly was hanging out last week. Behind the classroom viewable from the pavilion boardwalk and beach.
>
> ________________________
> David A. La Puma, PhD
> Director, Cape May Bird Observatory
> New Jersey Audubon
> 600 Route 47 North
> Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
> p: 609.400.3833 (internal use: ext 922)
> c: 732.447.4894
> f: 609.861.1651
>
> w: http://birdcapemay.org
> w: http://www.njaudubon.org
> Making New Jersey a Better Place for People and Wildlife Since 1897
>
> Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn™t be done. - Amelia Earhart
>
>
> How to report NJ bird sightings: see
> or e-mail to njbrcreport@gmail.com
> List help: jerseybi-request@lists.princeton.edu
> List archives: https://lists.princeton.edu/cg...

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Subject: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Hunterdon County
Date: Thu Jun 22 2017 21:54 pm
From: sam.galick AT gmail.com
 
-- 
Sam Galick
Cape May, NJ
sam.galick@gmail.com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/s...

Begin forwarded message:

> From: David Bernstein
> Date: June 22, 2017 at 8:02:06 PM EDT
> To: JERSEYBI AT LISTS.PRINCETON.EDU
> Subject: [JERSEYBI] Hunterdon County Scissor tailed Flycatcher
> Reply-To: David Bernstein
>
> Hi folks,
>
> Hunterdon County's first Scissor tailed Flycatcher was found today by Adrian Smith. The bird is on private property-a horse farm and hay fields owned by two different farmers. At the request of the farmer who is actively cutting and baling hay, we did not immediately publicize the whereabouts of this rarity. The farmer asked that we delay notification until this evening to allow completion of hay baling. The owner of the horse farm is very excited about the bird and welcomes birders. Hopefully the bird will linger into tomorrow and more folks can see it.
>
> The bird was originally found foraging in horse paddocks on Island Road, Readington Twp. Island Road runs from River Road West (shortly before River turns to Lamington Road) to Route 22 right by the Walmart. The horse paddocks are near the River Road West end of Island Road. You'll know you are in the right area if you have horse paddocks on one side and hay bales on the other. Please google if unfamiliar with the area.
>
> Some cautionary notes. Island Road is a very narrow lane and a half gravel farm road. There is very little parking. Please be sensible when stashing your vehicle. Next, there are grassland species here. Meadowlark, Bobolink, Grasshopper Sparrow. Grasshopper nest near the road edge. Please don't trample the habitat and under no circumstances enter the fields or the horse farm.
>
> The bird is making good use of a very large area and working both sides of the road as of 7:30 pm. Please be patient.
>
> Great find Adrian and good luck to those who search tomorrow.
>
> David S. Bernstein
> Berkeley Heights, NJ
> Sent from my iPad
>
> How to report NJ bird sightings: see
> or e-mail to njbrcreport@gmail.com
> List help: jerseybi-request@lists.princeton.edu
> List archives: https://lists.princeton.edu/cg...

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Subject: Black-Bellied Whistling-Ducks, Fork-Tailed Flycatcher, Cape May
Date: Tue Jun 20 2017 13:05 pm
From: llarson2 AT mac.com
 
The Fork-tailed Flycatcher continues at Cape May Point State Park, as does the Shearwater show in The Rips, with multiple Great and at least one Cory™s this morning. Now six Black-bellied Whistling Ducks are present at the Shunpike Pond bringing the list of currently chasable rare birds up a notch!

Fide David La Puma, CMBO

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Subject: Fork-tailed flycatcher, Cape May
Date: Sun Jun 18 2017 10:24 am
From: llarson2 AT mac.com
 
The Fork-tailed flycatcher found yesterday at Cape May Point State Park continues to put on an nice show for folks today. This is definitely a chasable bird for those who desire to see it! Bird is most often showing on the dune fence between the classroom and the beach, viewable from the beach and the pavilion boardwalk.

Good birding and happy Father's Day to all the dads out there

David A. La Puma
Director, Cape May Bird Observatory
(Forwarded from the Jerseybirds listserv -LL)

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