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Twilight Walk at the Meadows – October 13, 2021

Leaders: Lynn Pollard, Jackie Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 32 species Species Count Canada Goose 16 Mute Swan 2 Blue-winged Teal 1 Northern Shoveler 1 Mallard 5 American Black Duck 1 Northern Pintail 5 Green-winged Teal 10 Mourning Dove 1 Virginia Rail 1 Sora 1 Sanderling 30 Least Sandpiper 1…...

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Avalon Seawatch Update: Sept. 22 – Oct. 6

Hello everyone! This is Nick Giordano, and this will be my first year counting the Avalon Seawatch! I am extremely excited to join the Cape May Bird Observatory team and witness the spectacular waterbird migration. I am also excited to be able to see everyone out at the Seawatch and…...

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Montclair Hawk Lookout Update, 10/2 – 10/12/21

It is often the case with hawk-watching that the birds seem to be nowhere until they are everywhere.  This is an important concept to remind yourself of, especially when you begin to question why you are spending your third hour sitting in a chair staring at a blank sky.  That…...

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Migration at the Point – October 13, 2021

Leaders: Brett Ewald, Chris Marks, Mary Watkins Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 46 species Species Count Mute Swan 7 Blue-winged Teal 1 Gadwall 1 Mallard 17 American Black Duck 1 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 1 Mourning Dove 6 Laughing Gull 40 Ring-billed Gull 1 Herring Gull 9 Lesser Black-backed Gull 4…...

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