Pete Dunne

Mighty Monarchs

Yes I typically write about birds but when  it comes to migration, gram for gram, nothing can out migrate the mighty Monarch, an insect weighing in at .25-.75 grams.That is less than the weight of a legal-sized envelope sans stamp, yet this welter weight traveler will migrate from New England…...

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Heads up, it’s time for Broad-wingeds

Mid- September means migrating Broad-winged Hawks. Between September 10 ad 20 tens of thousands of these stubby forest buteos will migrate across mostly n. New Jersey heading for winter territories in Central and South America. Traveling in large aggregations called “kettles” in honor to the flock’s resemblance to water boiling…...

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