View From The Cape

Higbee Beach Birding – October 28, 2022

Leaders: Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Jackie Parker, Barry Hershfeld Temp: 63°F Winds: NE 16 mph Weather Conditions: sunny 38 species Species Count Canada Goose 5 Mourning Dove 6 Killdeer 1 Herring Gull 1 Great Black-backed Gull 6 Double-crested Cormorant 122 Great Blue Heron 1 Turkey Vulture 15 Northern Harrier 2…...

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E-Z Birding at Cape May Point State Park – October 27, 2022

Leaders: Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Mary Watkins, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: NW 5-10 mph Weather Conditions: clear Wonderful raptor flight and hundreds of robins on this brisk NW wind!  Eurasian Wigeon seen by all. 58 species Species Count Canada Goose 24 Mute Swan 38 Blue-winged Teal 6 Northern Shoveler 22…...

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Twilight Walk at the Meadows – October 26, 2022

Leaders: Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Jackie Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 33 species Species Count Canada Goose 41 Mute Swan 2 Gadwall 6 Mallard 3 Green-winged Teal 6 Pied-billed Grebe 1 Mourning Dove 8 Virginia Rail 3 American Coot 5 Sanderling 6 Ring-billed Gull 2 Herring Gull 5 Lesser Black-backed…...

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Migration at the Point – October 26, 2022

Leaders: Brett Ewald, Chris Marks, Mary Watkins Temp: 63°F Winds: 0 mph Weather Conditions: overcast/fog 37 species Species Count Canada Goose 3 Mute Swan 31 Gadwall 25 American Wigeon 35 Mallard 4 Green-winged Teal 3 Ruddy Duck 4 Mourning Dove 14 American Coot 1 Herring Gull 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull…...

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Birding Northwood and Beyond – October 25, 2022

Leaders: Bert Hixon, Ruth Bergstrom Temp: 55°F Winds: WNW 2 mph Weather Conditions: foggy 48 species Species Count Canada Goose 3 Mute Swan 2 Mallard 6 American Black Duck 2 Ruddy Duck 1 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 3 Mourning Dove 6 Greater Yellowlegs 1 Herring Gull 4 Great Black-backed Gull…...

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Birding the Meadows – October 24, 2022

Leaders: Karen Thompson, Bill Roache, MJ Roache Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 46 species Species Count Canada Goose 55 Mute Swan 2 Wood Duck 8 Blue-winged Teal 6 Gadwall 4 Mallard 10 American Black Duck 1 Northern Pintail 12 Green-winged Teal 4 Virginia Rail 3 Killdeer 1 Sanderling 10 Greater Yellowlegs…...

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Above Par Birding at Cox Hall Creek – October 23, 2022

Leaders: Erik Bruhnke, Alan Crawford, Ruth Bergstrom, Bernie Hodgdon, Barry Hershfeld Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 46 species Species Count Canada Goose 36 Mallard 30 Mourning Dove 1 Herring Gull 3 Red-throated Loon 1 Double-crested Cormorant 12 Great Blue Heron 1 Turkey Vulture 1 Northern Harrier 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 Cooper’s…...

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Hawks, Trails, and Beach – October 22, 2022

Leaders: Mary Watkins, Jackie Parker, Keith Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 43 species Species Count Mute Swan 28 Wood Duck 5 Northern Shoveler 9 Gadwall 25 Eurasian Wigeon 2 American Wigeon 35 Mallard 13 Northern Pintail 27 Green-winged Teal 30 Black Scoter 30 Surf/Black Scoter 300 Ruddy Duck 12 American…...

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Fall Migrants at the Rea Farm – October 22, 2022

Leaders: Mary Watkins, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 46 species Species Count Wood Duck 4 Mallard 2 American Black Duck 1 Mourning Dove 6 Ring-billed Gull 2 Herring Gull 4 Great Black-backed Gull 2 Caspian Tern 1 Double-crested Cormorant 64 Great Blue Heron 1 Great Egret 4 Turkey Vulture…...

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Higbee Beach Birding – October 21, 2022

Leaders (7:30am) group 1: Chris Marks, Barry Hershfeld, Erik Bruhnke Leaders (7:45am) group 2: Jackie Parker, Bernie Hodgdon, Keith Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 7:30am Group 46 species Species Count Northern Shoveler 30 Mallard 2 Double-crested Cormorant 2 Great Blue Heron 1 Black Vulture 2 Turkey Vulture 25 Northern Harrier…...

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