CMBO Field Trip Reports

Birding Northwood and Beyond – October 24, 2023

Leaders: Bert Hixon, Guy and Susan Moody, Ruth Bergstrom Temp: 50°F Winds: WNW 3mph Weather Conditions: sunny 46 species Species Count Mute Swan 2 Mallard 2 Pied-billed Grebe 3 Mourning Dove 12 Herring Gull 8 Double-crested Cormorant 13 Green Heron 1 Great Blue Heron 1 Turkey Vulture 30 Northern Harrier…...

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Birding the Meadows – October 23, 2023

Leaders: Bill Boyle, Karen Thompson, Bill Roache, MJ Roache, Barry Hershfeld Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 41 species Species Count Canada Goose 35 Mute Swan 5 Wood Duck 7 Blue-winged Teal 5 Mallard 14 Mourning Dove 5 Common Gallinule 1 Killdeer 4 Lesser Yellowlegs 6 Stilt Sandpiper 2 Herring Gull 8…...

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NJ Audubon’s Cape May Fall Festival 2023 – October 22, 2023

TNC’s South Cape May Meadows: 7:30am-9:30am Leaders (Group 1): Alan Crawford, Tyler Ficker, Diego Quesada 66 species – Group 1 Species Count Canada Goose 5 Mute Swan 4 Wood Duck 18 Blue-winged Teal 4 Northern Shoveler 1 Gadwall 4 Mallard 20 Northern Pintail 1 Green-winged Teal 25 Surf Scoter 6…...

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NJ Audubon’s Cape May Fall Festival 2023 – October 21, 2023

Triple Play Trolley Trip: 6:30am-12:00pm Leaders: Tom Reed, Alan Crawford Higbee Beach: Morning Flight – 7:03am 7 species Species Count Double-crested Cormorant 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 American Crow 2 Golden-crowned Kinglet 1 Carolina Wren 4 Song Sparrow 1 Yellow-rumped Warbler 15   Cape May Point State Park – 8:27am 28…...

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NJ Audubon’s Cape May Fall Festival 2023 – October 20, 2023

TNC’s South Cape May Meadows: 7:30am-9:30am Leaders (Group 1): Karen Thompson, Hank Burk, Bill Boyle 30 species – Group 1 Species Count Canada Goose 122 Mute Swan 4 Blue-winged Teal 5 Mallard 10 American Black Duck 1 Green-winged Teal 14 Mourning Dove 2 Stilt Sandpiper 1 Short-billed Dowitcher 1 Lesser…...

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Migration at the Point – October 18, 2023

Leaders: Brett Ewald, Chris Marks, Mary Watkins Temp: 55°F Winds: N 2-5mph Weather Conditions: sunny 61 species Species Count Canada Goose 2 Mute Swan 6 Wood Duck 1 Northern Shoveler 3 Gadwall 2 American Wigeon 13 Mallard 9 American Black Duck 1 Northern Pintail 1 Green-winged Teal 6 Surf Scoter…...

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Sunset Birding at Stone Harbor Point – October 17, 2023

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Chris Marks, Dave and Lynn Pollard. Temp: 62°F Winds: NW 3-5 mph Weather Conditions: partly cloudy Stone Harbor Point – 4:28pm 26 species Species Count Black Scoter 40 Black-bellied Plover 5 Ruddy Turnstone 3 Sanderling 75 Greater Yellowlegs 5 Lesser Yellowlegs 1 Ring-billed Gull 2 Herring Gull…...

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Birding Northwood and Beyond – October 17, 2023

Leaders: Guy Moody, Susan Moody, Ruth Bergstrom Temp: 56°F Winds: N 7mph Weather Conditions: partly sunny 47 species Species Count Mute Swan 2 Wood Duck 1 Mallard 7 Mourning Dove 2 Double-crested Cormorant 2 Great Egret 1 Green Heron 1   White Ibis 1   Turkey Vulture 45 Sharp-shinned Hawk…...

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Birding the Meadows – October 16, 2023

Leaders: Bill Boyle, Karen Thompson, Bill Roache, MJ Roache, Sharon Meeker, Barry Hershfeld Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 46 species Species Count Mute Swan 5 Wood Duck 1 Blue-winged Teal 2 Mallard 8 American Black Duck 3 Virginia Rail 1 Stilt Sandpiper 1 Ring-billed Gull 1 Herring Gull 9 Lesser Black-backed…...

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Above Par Birding at Cox Hall Creek – October 15, 2023

Leaders: Kathy Horn, Roger Horn, Alan Crawford Temp: 52°F Winds: NW 17mph Weather Conditions: sunny 29 species Species Count Mourning Dove 2 Herring Gull (American) 1 Great Blue Heron (Great Blue) 1 Turkey Vulture 4 Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 Cooper’s Hawk 3 Bald Eagle 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker 2 Downy Woodpecker 1…...

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