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Birding Cape May Point – August 28, 2021

Leaders: Kyle Chelius, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 30 species Mute Swan  48 American Black Duck  4 Mourning Dove  15 Semipalmated Sandpiper  17 Greater Yellowlegs  13 Laughing Gull  30 Herring Gull  20 Great Black-backed Gull  8 Least Tern  1 Brown Pelican  7     Actual count. From the parking lot at…...

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Above Par Birding at Cox Hall Creek – August 29, 2021

Leaders: Kathy Horn, Roger Horn, Janet Crawford Temp: 72° F Winds:  NE 6 mph Weather Conditions:  mostly cloudy Cox Hall Creek WMA was fairly quiet on this late-August morning but there were enough early fall migrants working the large oaks to keep it interesting. Black-and-white, Pine, Prairie and Tennessee warblers…...

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Higbee Beach Birding – August 27, 2021

Leaders: Melissa Roach, Barb Bassett Temp: 76 – 82° F Winds:  WNW 2-5 mph Weather Conditions: 35 species Species Count Mourning Dove 6 Yellow-billed Cuckoo 3 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 7 Laughing Gull 3 Osprey 2 Red-bellied Woodpecker 1 Downy Woodpecker 1 Great Crested Flycatcher 1 Eastern Kingbird 300 Red-eyed Vireo 20…...

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Bird Walk for all People – August 26, 2021

Leaders: Mary Watkins, Dave Pollard Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions:  foggy 34 species Species Count Mute Swan 55 Mallard 28 Mourning Dove 7 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 5 Laughing Gull 65 Great Black-backed Gull 2 Forster’s Tern 2 Royal Tern 1 Great Egret 2 Snowy Egret 1 Osprey 3 Northern Flicker 1 Eastern…...

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Twilight Walk at the Meadows – August 25, 2021

Leaders: Alan Crawford, Jackie Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 32 species Species Count Canada Goose 6 Mute Swan 2 Mallard 14 Mourning Dove 10 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2 Virginia Rail 1 American Oystercatcher 1 Killdeer 2 Least Sandpiper 16 Semipalmated Sandpiper 45 Short-billed Dowitcher 16 Lesser Yellowlegs 4 Laughing Gull 60…...

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Birding Cape May Point – August 21, 2021

Leaders: Kyle Chelius, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 32 species Mute Swan  24 Blue-winged Teal  1 Mallard  10 Mourning Dove  5 Chimney Swift  1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird  7 Semipalmated Sandpiper  15 Greater Yellowlegs  4 Laughing Gull  30 Herring Gull  10 Great Black-backed Gull  1 Forster’s Tern  4 Double-crested Cormorant  1…...

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Higbee Beach Birding – August 20, 2021

Leaders: Melissa Roach, Chris Marks, Mary Watkins, Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard Temp: 75° F Winds:  1-4 mph Weather Conditions:  overcast/storms 11 species Species Count Yellow-billed Cuckoo 3 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 Laughing Gull 2 Downy Woodpecker 1 Eastern Kingbird 20 Purple Martin 5 Carolina Wren 3 Black-and-white Warbler 1 American Redstart…...

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Bird Walk for all People – August 19, 2021

Leaders: Chris Marks, Dave Pollard, Mary Watkins Temp: 81° F Winds: SSW 1-4 mph Weather Conditions:  sunny 31 species Species Count Mute Swan 84 Blue-winged Teal 1 Mallard 32 Black Scoter 2 Wild Turkey 4 Short-billed Dowitcher 8 Spotted Sandpiper 1 Laughing Gull 85 Herring Gull 4 Great Black-backed Gull…...

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Twilight Walk at the Meadows – August 18, 2021

Leaders: Dave Pollard, Jackie Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 36 species Species Count Canada Goose 30 Mute Swan 2 Mallard 35 Mourning Dove 5 Chimney Swift 2 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 4 American Oystercatcher 1 Killdeer 5 Sanderling 20 Least Sandpiper 3 Semipalmated Sandpiper 65 Short-billed Dowitcher 2 Lesser Yellowlegs 2 Laughing…...

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